Shipping Forecast

How do you feel about the shipping forecast?

Got a favourite region?

don’t mind the forecast, just some mindless mumbling that’s nice to have in the background, but that music they play before it can fuck off.

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  • Viking
  • North Utsire
  • South Utsire
  • Forties
  • Cromarty
  • Forth
  • Tyne
  • Dogger
  • Fisher
  • German Bight
  • Humber
  • Thames
  • Dover
  • Wight
  • Portland
  • Plymouth
  • Biscay
  • Trafalga
  • FitzRoy
  • Sole
  • Lundy
  • Fastnet
  • Irish Sea
  • Shannon
  • Rockall
  • Malin
  • Hebrides
  • Bailey
  • Fair Isle
  • Faeroes
  • Southeast Iceland

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Nutshire :face_with_hand_over_mouth:


I like when it’s used at the end of a Rick Stein’s Seafood Lover’s Guide episode.

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Feel like Fastnet is the Airbus UK of the shipping regions. Out of place.

I’m glad you’re enjoying it Kermit.

I consider this thread to be moderate, occasionally good.


Fuck FitzRoy. Finisterre for life.

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Fastnet has got my vote. Top notch lighthouse there.

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Andy Rushton, I think it was, had the most mesmerising way of pronuncing ‘Nine’, I couldn’t get enough of it. He’d always do the Shipping Forecast during TMS when England were on tour back in about 2005-ish.

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feels me with boredom like that old guy who used to read out the football scores

James Alexander Gordon. What a voice.

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crystal palace…nil…blackburn rovers…one

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god just sitting there as a child imagining how grim a place called blackburn would be, like just a big burning pile of charedness or something. and wolverhampton…full of wolves

And a ton of ham


that show was formative in why I find football really wearisome in a deep psychological way

Went through a long period of not being able to sleep without the Shipping Forecast on in the background. Love it.

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forties is my fav, because i used to work there