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The famous BBC Radio 4 Shipping Forecast, recorded from 198 kHz Long Wave at 00:48 on 09/04/2014 in Dublin, Ireland; 300km from the transmission site in Droitwich. Also includes the closedown and handover to the BBC World Service at 01:00.
The shipping forecast is a radio broadcast - that began in 1924 and can still be heard four times a day - which provides weather forecasts and storm warnings for the seas around the British Isles. In this video you can learn a bit about its history and also learn how to interpret the forecast - make sure your sound is turned on! For more information on the history of the shipping forecast, check out this page on the Met Office website: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/weather-and-history/shipping-forecast-history You can view today's shipping forecast here: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/marine-shipping-forecast
The only time that the shipping forecast has been read on both radio and tv as part of the Arena Radio Night in 1993. The forecast is read by Laurie MacMillan. Broadcast Saturday 18 December 1993 on Radio 4/BBC2 (or more accurately in the early hours of Sunday 19th) Read more about the shipping forecast, and hear more audio here: http://andywalmsley.blogspot.fr/2011/03/shipping-forecast.html
The Met Office have produced uninterrupted marine forecasts for 150 years. Starting with gale warnings in 1867, these developed into the shipping forecast as we know it today. This video gives a brief history of how marine forecasts began. Get the forecast at your fingertips with our NEW app! iOS: http://apple.co/1TuKd5t Android: http://bit.ly/27QQB0C
The shipping forecast is an iconic British weather forecast produced by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. Get the forecast at your fingertips with our NEW app! iOS: http://apple.co/1TuKd5t Android: http://bit.ly/27QQB0C
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No matter the size of your boat, bad weather can very quickly ruin a day on the water. In this short video, Andrew Hart and Nick Duigan from popular Australian TV fishing series Hook, Line & Sinker take a look at the best ways to access, understand and respond to the up-to-the-minute marine weather forecasts issued by Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). It looks at cutting edge tools like MetEye, which provides a detailed weather forecast for every six square kilometres of costal waters, as well as the text-only Marine Lite website for people boating in areas with low mobile phone coverage. www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/ and www.bom.gov.au/marine/lite/
BBC Radio 4's Brian Perkins reads Les Barker's version of 'The Shipping Forecast' from Guide Cats for the Blind; a series of four CD's released to help raise funds for 'The British Computer Association of the Blind. www.bcab.org.uk More at http://www.pattynanmedia.com/ + http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/coast/shipping/ Les Barker Is Due To Perform Monologues, Poems & Parodies at the Following Culture Emporia Les Barker Tour Dates 2017 July 2017 Sat 8. Moonbeams Festival, Wold Top Brewery, Hunmanby Grange, Wold Newton, Driffield YO25 3HS Sat 22. Music on the Marr Village Green, Castle Carrock, Cumbria CA8 9LU Wed 26. Banbury Folk Club Banbury Cross Inn, 7 Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxon OX16 5JH August 2017 Thur 3. Wickham Festival Blind Lane, Wickham, Hampshire PO17 5HD Sat 19. Whit...
Tutorial on reading and interpreting an inshore marine forecast
This is "Sailing By" composed by Ronald Binge in 1963, and performed by the Alan Perry/William Gardner Orchestra, and is the version used by the BBC for its late night shipping forecast. Sailing By is played every night on BBC Radio 4 at around 00:45hrs before the late Shipping Forecast. Its tune is repetitive, assisting in its role of serving as a signal for sailors tuning in to be able to easily identify the radio station. It also functions as a buffer — depending on when the final programme before closedown finishes, Sailing By (or part of it) is played as a 'filler' as the shipping forecast starts at 00:48hrs precisely. The initial reason for its introduction was because of the indeterminate finish time for the preceding Midnight News, leading to filling music being played until the...
a very old cassette recording ( date unknown ) of the shipping forecast from bbc radio 4. recorded on the the boots ctr500 machine in the picture.
BACKGROUND The Shipping Forecast is a live BBC Radio broadcast of spoken weather reports and forecasts for the seas around the coasts of the British Isles. It is produced by the Met Office and broadcast by BBC Radio 4 on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. The forecasts sent over the Navtex system use a similar format and the same sea areas. The waters around the British Isles are divided into 31 sea areas, also known as weather areas (see map at close). There are four broadcasts per day at the following (UK local) times: 0048 – transmitted on FM and LW. Includes weather reports from an extended list of coastal stations at 0052 and an inshore waters forecast at 0055 and concludes with a brief UK weather outlook for the coming day. The broadcast finishes at approximately 0058. ...
I suppose that I need to state that the credit of the text of Shipping Forecast belongs to its original owner, and that I do not claim any credit of the narrated content.
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Onboard a ship anchored off the Isle of Wight,UK ,sheltering from a severe storm in the English Channel. Officer of the Watch records the details of the BBC Shipping Forecast on the chart table on the ships bridge. Even at anchor , a full navigational bridge watch must be maintained 24/7 ,to check the ships position and make sure she is holding her anchor, check prevailing weather conditions ,have engines ready on immediate standby should she start dragging her anchor or other ships do around her . Record all weather forecasts and storm warnings and keep a close eye on other marine traffic by sight and radar .This film is dedicated to all British Merchant Seamen past and present .
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