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Small tidal stream inaccuracies can develop when advancing beyond HW Portsmouth +6. Because of this we only enable today's tidal stream chartlets to advance 24 hours. Future tidal planning is best accomplished by using Swanwick Marina's future tides predictor below.
The above image represents the current tidal streams offshore of this haven. Streams attaining three knots and above are highlighted by red arrows . All times are in local time with red text indicating springs, blue indicating neaps and gray between tidal events. Click [+] to advance the estimate by an hour and click [-] to step back. Future tidal planning is best accomplished by using Swanwick Marina's future tides predictor below.
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Arrows represent the direction of tidal streams with lighter or shorter arrows indicating weaker streams. Stronger streams are indicated by heavier or longer arrows, and as mentioned above, red arrows flagging rates of 3 knots and above. Numerals represent [mean neap, mean spring] rates in tenths of a knot. For example the numbers 12,23 would indicate a mean neap of 1.2 knots and a mean spring of 2.3 knots.
More local tidal detailsToday's Bursledon tides — High water: , Low water:
Today's Dover tides — High water: , Low water:
We are now approaching the next tidal event that will be Springs.
MHWS 4.5m MHWN 3.8m MLWN 1.9m MLWS 0.8m
Standard Port Southampton Mean Tidal Ranges Springs 4.0m; Neaps 1.9m.
During Springs High Water Warsash, at the head of the river, is 10 minutes after HW Southampton and Low Water is the same as LW Southampton. During Neaps High Water Warsash is 20 minutes after High Water Southampton and Low Water is 10 minutes afterwards.
Double High Water occurs at or near Springs and there is a stand, which can last as long as two hours, at other times. Estimates presented are for the first High Water during Springs or the middle of the stand outside of this.
Helmsmen should note the double high tide or stand means the ebb tide has to complete its cycle in 3-4 hours instead of the usual 5 + hours. This means that the rate of the ebb will be significantly greater than the preceding flood tide. This rate could also be increased by land water, after heavy rain, flowing in the river. Be very careful moving into complicated berths on the ebb and it is best to entirely avoid berthing manoeuvres on the first flush of the ebb especially so during Springs.
Feel free to use our calendar, below, to predict 'Future Tidal Streams' as normal. These are displayed in local time and need no adjustment.
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Headline: Mainly fine after early fog and low cloud clears. Warm.
Today: A fine start, with early fog and low cloud in places gradually clearing to reveal some warm sunshine for many. Perhaps cloudier at times in the north. Winds remaining light. Maximum Temperature 17C.
Tonight: Fine into the evening, with temperatures dipping under clear spells to bring a risk of fog patches and low cloud once again, especially in the east. Locally chilly by dawn. Minimum Temperature 4C.
Monday: Brightest during the morning after a chilly start with local fog, with some sunny spells possible. Thickening cloud then spreading eastwards later, culminating in a little rain in places. Warm. Maximum Temperature 19C.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday: Unsettled with spells of rain and heavy showers. Often windy too, particularly later Wednesday and overnight into Thursday. Temperatures well above average at first, but trending downwards from midweek.
Click [+] to advance by twelve hours and click [-] to step back. The forecasted time is presented in the top left hand corner of the pressure chart. Click the image to display it in a full window.
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Coastguard on VHF Channel 16 and this should only be used for distress and urgency calls. Most coastal areas have a good phone signal making it possible to dial 999 or 112 and ask for the coastguard. HM Coastguards Solent area ‘Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre’ MRCC is situated at Lee-on-Solent; MMSI is 002320011. The centre is manned 24x7 and has a rescue helicopter at its disposal. They keep a watch on VHF Ch 16 and also Ch 67 that can be used for routine communications. Solent Coastguard broadcasts a weather forecast on Ch 86 and Ch 23 once an initial announcement has been made on Ch 16.
Whilst operating in the Solent it is advisable to maintain a radio watch on the port working frequency of Channel 12 used by Southampton Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) and shipping. Every 2 hours from 0610-2210 there will be a broadcast on Channel 14, pre-empted by a transmission on Channel 12, giving information on large ship movements, local weather conditions and any new Navigational Warnings.
Other useful contacts
Harbour Master P: +44 1489 576387 VHF Ch. 68 call sign [Hamble Harbour Radio]. The office in Warsash is open 8.30 am to 5 pm daily. If office unavailable Hamble Patrol operates in the summer, 1 April to 30 September, from 6.30 am to 10 pm and in winter, 1 October to 30 April, 8.30am to 5 pm. The patrol is available on M: +44 7718 146380 or +44 7718 146381.
Swanwick Marina, Swanwick, SO31 1ZL
P: +44 1489 884081
Leisure Folios, Admiralty SC5600 ‘The Solent and Approaches’ and the Imray ‘2200 Solent Chart Pack - Selsey Bill to Poole, including the Isle of Wight’. The following Admiralty Charts cover The Solent and Southampton Water. 2045 ‘Outer Approaches to The Solent’, 2035 ‘Western Approaches to the Solent’, 2021 ‘Harbours and Anchorages in the West Solent Area'. Also Imray "C" Chart C3 ‘Isle of Wight’, C15 ‘The Solent’.
Please note eOceanic makes no guarantee of the validity of this information. Whilst every effort has been made to use valid source data and ensure calculations are correct, no warranty is made. All tidal predictions are approximations and differences used to calculate times and heights at secondary ports are based on stated averages that reduce precision. This information is provided as a guide only and is not to be used for navigation. For navigation please refer to published tidal tables. Actual height and time of tides are affected by barometric pressure and other weather effects. Any data provided on this page is entirely used at your own risk and you must read our legal page if you view data on this site.