The North Sea shipping forecast covers the North Sea, divided into 5 districts: Dogger, German Bight, Humber, Thames and Dover. The North Sea shipping forecast is issued twice a day at 10:00 and 22:00 LT and covers a period of 24 hours beginning at 09:00 and 21:00 UTC respectively.The forecast contains wind warnings in force (≥7 Bft) and a forecast of: general synopsis, wind direction and force, weather and visibility for the districts mentioned above. For the time indication, 'first' or 'soon' are used for a change in the weather in the first 4 hours of the time block, 'later' is used to indicate a change in the last 4 hours. For more information regarding an explanation of the terminology used in the data, please visit: https://www.knmi.nl/nederland-nu/maritiem/scheepsweerbericht_uitleg. The data is published in two different formats: txt and xml.


Dataset name shipping_forecast_north_sea
Dataset version 1.0
Status onGoing
Last metadata update October 27, 2023, 07:17 (UTC)
Update frequency continual
License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
North bound latitude 56.1
East bound longitude 8.6
South bound latitude 50.4
West bound longitude -1
Dataset edition 1
Dataset manager Peter Siegmund
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2023-09-18T00:00:00Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
Dataset start time 2023-09-18
Dataset end time Unlimited
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::shipping_forecast_north_sea/1.0/
Lineage statement KNMI Meteorological Data distribution System (KMDS) storage
Purpose Informing about the weather situation on the North Sea
Use limitation No use limitations
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