Britain's Olympic sailors will parade through Weymouth in Dorset later ahead of the town carnival.
Among those expected to appear are Hampshire's Ben Ainslie who won the Finn class, claiming his fourth Olympic gold medal; windsurfer Nick Dempsey, Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark, Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell, Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson.
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Team SCA, which includes two sailors from Hampshire, has passed Cape Horn in the Volvo Ocean Race. They paid tribute to their late coach.
Delays are expected around the region over the Easter break. Rail engineering works mean that some services are suspended.
Thursday mornings weather for the east of the region