Ships Blog 7th December 2017

Morning all, prepare for an arctic blast over the next few days as storm Caroline makes it way across northern Scotland. This will draw down the arctic air behind it from this afternoon on wards. Colin Byford our duty lock master today is out on the marina at the moment checking that all the boats are secure and that no sails have accidentally unfurled or come loose. The tidal surge forecast for the next 24 hours indicates that tomorrows tides will be 0.75m above prediction. However with the tides falling away from springs there is no threat of flooding at the moment.