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Weather and Tide Information

Everyone has their favourite when it comes to checking out the weather forecast albeit for a short sail in the channel or a longer voyage.
Below are some of the member's favourites.

Met Office site

Weather & Tides - FAFB

Wind Guru

Admiralty Easytide

BBC Weather and Tides

Useful Sites for Mariners

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO)

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB)

Ofcom Licensing Centre

Marine Insurance

Bay Marine Insurance Consultants Ltd
Cardiff Marine Village, Penarth Road
Cardiff, CF11 8TU

Telephone 029 2023 5756


The Bristol Channel Yachting Association

The Royal Yachting Association

The Welsh Yachting Association

Boat Repairs

John Hughes -

Sail Repairers

Severn Sails

Boat Clubs

Cardiff Yacht Club

Cardiff Bay Yacht Club

Chepstow Boat Club

Monkstone Sailing Club

Newport Uskmouth Sailing Club

Penarth Yacht Club

Portishead Cruising Club

Swansea Yacht and Sub Aqua Club

Weston Bay Yacht Club

Marine Surveyors

McNeil Marine

Powell Marine
Surveyors & Consultants
Tel: 029 2051 2159

Simon Allan
YSC Surveys Ltd
Harbour Masters Office
Penarth Marina
Vale of Glamorgan
CF64 1TQ

Mobile: 07505 131304

Yacht Rigging

Freemantle Yacht Rigging
Tel: 07897252736


Cardiff Bay Marina is perfectly positioned to provide safe, secure and sheltered moorings for the fast growing boating community in South Wales and further afield.

Milford Haven Situated in a non-tidal basin on the North shore of the Haven, this is the only Marina on the Waterway that is wholly owned and operated by the Port Authority.
Neyland Yacht Haven The Marina is situated in a well protected inlet adjacent to the town of Neyland some ten miles from the entrance of the deep but sheltered waters of Milford Haven.
Penarth Marina is situated within the sheltered waters of Cardiff Bay and built around the basins of the historic Penarth Docks.
Portishead Marina Whether you are a new or existing customer, staying overnight or throughout the year, our aim is to make your stay as pleasurable as possible
Swansea Marina The first coastal Marina to open in the Bristol Channel and one of the few Marinas in the UK to hold the coveted Yacht Harbour Association 5 Gold Anchor award. 

Watchet Harbour Marina The Somerset port of Watchet has been revitalised with the opening of the new Marina in July 2001 with 180 permanents berths and berths available for visiting boats.

Sites of Interest

Information on ships in the channel ShipAIS

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