Changes to Shipping Forecast Times

From Monday 18 January there are some changes to the way the BBC broadcast the UK Marine Weather Service including the Shipping Forecast due to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Weekdays - LW & FM - 0048, 0520, 1203 & 1754 (LW only)
Weekends - LW & FM - 0048, 0520 & 1754

Coastguard broadcasts via VHF/MF and Navtex remain unchanged.

See the MCA Marine Safety Information (MSI) leaflet at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/738564/MSI_Leaflet_2018_August.pdf

and the accompanying MSI BBC4 Weather Bulletins leaflet at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/953382/202101_MSI_Service_Reduction_Plan_BBC_Radio_4_V2.pdf

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