Solent and Portland MRCCs (Channels VHF 23, VHF 84, VHF 86):
0130 (B) 0430 (C) 0730 (A) 1030 (C) 1330 (B) 1630 (C) 1930 (A) 2230 (C). All times are clock time.
Schedule A - Full Maritime Safety Information broadcast, including new Inshore Forecast, Gale Warnings, Shipping Forecast, WZ Navigation Warnings, SUBFACTS & GUNFACTS where appropriate, three day Fisherman's Forecast when and where appropriate.
Schedule B - New Inshore Forecast + previous Outlook*, Gale Warnings.
Schedule C - Repetition of Inshore Forecast and Gale Warnings as per previous Schedule A or B broadcast plus new strong wind warning (SWW).
*Note: the 'interim' forecast provided in Schedule B does not include an updated outlook. The previous outlook will therefore be provided with this 'interim' forecast and repetition broadcast.
BBC SHIPPING FORECAST
BBC RADIO 4 Long Wave 1515m (198 kHz)
Times: 0048 0520 1201 1754 (local time)
The shipping forecast gives a summary of gale warnings in force, a general synopsis and area forecasts for specified sea areas. The radio bulletin also includes the coastal weather reports (0048 and 0536 only).
RADIO SOLENT Tel: 023 8063 1311
FM 96.1MHz, MW 999 kHz Poole to Chichester
FM 103.8MHz, MW 1359 kHz Poole to Lyme Regis
Also available on DAB Digital Radio in Hampshire and Dorset.
Monday - Friday: Weather Summary 0630, 0700, and on the half hour during the day until midnight.
Saturday and Sunday: Weather Summary 0600, 0630, and on the half hour until 1300.
ISLE OF WIGHT RADIO Tel: 01983 822557
FM 107, FM 102 (Ventnor area)
General weather reports hourly 0600 - 1900.
Coastal reports with tide times and weather: 0630 0730 0830 1630 1730 1830 1900