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The general synopsis at 21 April 07:00 UTC

At 210000UTC, low 52 north 41 west 969 expected 54 north 38 west 974 by 220000UTC. Low 50 north 07 west 999 expected 52 north 18 west 997 by same time. Low 74 north 09 west 1001 expected 75 north 30 east 990 by that time. New low expected 50 north 24 west 989 by 220000UTC. New highs expected 66 north 05 west 1029 and 71 north 28 west 1026 by same time. High 61 north 08 east 1025 dissipating

Issued 21 April 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming southerly or southwesterly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Northeast becoming cyclonic, then southeast later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly veering easterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later in south, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      In southeast, northeasterly veering easterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times. in northwest, variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      In southeast, moderate or rough. in northwest, moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, good, occasionally moderate. in northwest, good.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming east 5 or 6, occasionally 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, backing easterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in far north and northeast, otherwise easterly or southeasterly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  8. West Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 to 7, then further decreasing 4 in southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 in east at first, otherwise southerly or southwesterly, veering westerly later, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  10. West Central Section

    Storm warning issued 21 April 08:00 UTC

    At 210000UTC, low 52 north 41 west 969 expected 54 north 38 west 974 by 220000UTC. Westerly winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times until 211500UTC in the far west of West Central Section.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first in far west.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6 at first in east, otherwise variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 or gale 8 in far southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or snow in south, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good in north, otherwise moderate or poor, occasionally very poor. Moderate to severe icing in southwest near ice edge with temperatures ms02 to ms05.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in north, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming southeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.