Tidal and Weather Information
For tidal information contact Shetland Coastguard on 01595 692976, or visit: www.tides.info or http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/EasyTide/EasyTide/index.aspx
Weather & Shipping Forecasts
Shetland Coastguard broadcast weather on VHF and MF Radio telegraphy at 0105 UTC and every 4 hours subsequently, alternatively contact Shetland Coastguard on 01595 692976.
The Met Office:
- Faeroese Weather Service: www.theyr.com. Precision weather planner service which includes interactive maps and hour-to-hour predictions.
- Weather Call - 09014 722 076 or www.metoffice.com
- Weather bulletins for shipping are broadcast daily on BBC Radio 4 at the following times: 0048 and 0535 (long wave and FM) 1200 and 1755 (normally long wave only). The following are broadcast: Gale warnings, general synopsis, sea-area forecasts and coastal station reports..
A number of weather service websites have coverage for the Shetland Islands. Here are a selection of them: