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- • VHF Channel 16 call sign [Solent Coastguard]
- • Alternatively, where a good phone signal exists, dial 999 and ask for the coastguard.
- • If at sea, use the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) systems to make a distress or urgency alert.
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|Low Water||High Water|
|02:27 (1.7m)||08:29 (4m)|
|14:54 (1.7m)||20:48 (4m)|
|Time to low||3:29|
|Tide height over CD|
|Mean Spring Curve||Mean Neap Curve||Intervening Period|
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 Saxon Wharf 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 Saxon Wharf 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 Southampton tides — High waters: 08:29, 20:48, Low waters: 02:27, 14:54
Today's Dover tides — High waters: 09:38, 21:50, Low waters: 02:28, 15:01
We are now approaching the next tidal event that will be Springs.
MHWS 4.5m MHWN 0.5m MLWN 3.7m MLWS 1.8m
As Southampton or Portsmouth +0530 flood, —0400 slack, —0300 flood, —0300 slack +0200 ebb.
First HW Springs approx. -0013 Dover.
Tidal currents are moderate in Southampton Water but very strong in The Solent. The Solent’s tide rises for about six hours and then ‘Stands’, or has a ‘Double High Water’ for a further three hours. Southampton Water havens experience a ‘young flood stand' that is very pronounced on Springs. The ‘young flood stand' begins at approximately LW+0130 where the tidal stream slackens until approximately LW+0300 before a final surge to the three hour ‘Stand’.
Feel free to use our calendar, below, to predict 'Future Tidal Streams' as normal. These are displayed in local time and need no adjustment.
For planning purposes only, not for navigation. Please see our terms and conditions.
Headline: Dry with clear spells overnight. Breezy and staying mild.
This Evening and Tonight: After a fine end to the day, it will remain dry with clear spells this evening and throughout the overnight period. However, it will be a breezy night for many, which will help to keep temperatures on the mild side. Minimum Temperature 9C.
Friday: Bright Friday morning with isolated showers. Showers developing more widely by late morning. Cloud thickening ahead of an organised band of heavy rain, which pushes southeastwards from mid-afternoon. Rather warm. Maximum Temperature 18C.
Outlook for Saturday to Monday: Dry and sunny Saturday after a chilly start in some rural areas. Fine and dry Sunday, before a narrow band of light rain moves southeastwards overnight, slowly clearing Monday.
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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Contacting Coastguard and Emergency Services
Coastguard should only be used for distress and urgency calls as follows:
The National Maritime Operations Centre (NMOC) based Fareham handles all operations in the area from Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Dorset and Devon. They also assist other authorities such as the Police, Fire and Ambulance with their specialist expertise. The centre is manned 24x7 and has helicopters, based at rescue bases in Portland or Lee-On-Solent, at their disposal. Ch.67 that can be used for routine communications and the National Maritime Operations Centre can be contacted directly on +44 23 8032 9486 for administrative enquiries only.
Phone 999 when it is a Police emergency, such as when a crime is in progress, someone suspected of a crime is nearby, when there is a danger to life or when violence is being used or threatened. Phone 101, the police non-emergency number, when it's less urgent than a 999 call.
Useful Local Contacts
Saxon Wharf Marina VHF Ch. 80 P: +44 23 8033 9490
Saxon Wharf Marina
Lower York Street,
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’, 2793 ‘Cowes Harbour and River Medina’, 2036 ‘The Solent and Southampton Water’, 1652 ‘Selsey Bill to Beachy Head’ 2037 ‘Eastern Approaches to the Solent’ 2625 ‘Approaches to Portsmouth’ 2631 ‘Portsmouth Harbour’ 2041 ‘Port of Southampton’ 2628 ‘Portsmouth Harbour Northern Part’, 2022 ‘Harbours and Anchorages in the East Solent Area’, 2037 ‘Eastern Approaches to the Solent’, 3418 ‘Langstone and Chichester Harbours’, 1652 ‘Selsey Bill to Beachy Head’. 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.