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The general synopsis at 1 March 08:00 UTC

At 010000UTC, low 62 north 40 west 975 expected 59 north 34 west 971 by 020000UTC. Low 58 north 03 west 967 expected 66 north 04 east 961 by same time. Low 62 north 10 west 969 expected 61 north 01 east 973 by that time. at 010000UTC, low 73 north 04 west 963 expected 70 north 09 west 965 by 020000UTC. New low expected 63 north 26 west 969 by same time. New high expected 42 north 50 west 1037 by that time

Issued 1 March 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

    Storm warning issued 28 February 20:00 UTC

    At 281200UTC, low 55 north 16 west 975 expected 62 north 01 east 962 by 011200UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 50 and 300 miles of the centre in the southwest quadrant until 282100UTC. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 from 010200UTC in the south of West Northern Section.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. Rockall

    Storm warning issued 28 February 20:00 UTC

    At 281200UTC, low 55 north 16 west 975 expected 62 north 01 east 962 by 011200UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 50 and 300 miles of the centre in the southwest quadrant until 282100UTC. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 from 010200UTC in the south of West Northern Section.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      In south, westerly or southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9. in north, northerly 5 or 6 becoming variable 4, then westerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      In south, very rough or high. in north, rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      In south, squally wintry showers. in north, rain or squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      In south, good, occasionally poor. in north, moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming mainly westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7 becoming variable 4, then cyclonic 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain, snow or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming very high in far southwest later.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 1 March 08:00 UTC

    At 010000UTC, low 62 north 40 west 975 expected 59 north 34 west 971 by 020000UTC. Winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times in the south of West Northern Section, and in the far north of West Central Section after 020600UTC.

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Snow or squally snow showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming very high in far northwest later.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in north.
  10. West Central Section

    Storm warning issued 1 March 08:00 UTC

    At 010000UTC, low 62 north 40 west 975 expected 59 north 34 west 971 by 020000UTC. Winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times in the south of West Northern Section, and in the far north of West Central Section after 020600UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 6 to gale 8 in south, but gale 8 or severe gale 9 in north and occasionally storm 10 in far north later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming very high in far north.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor. Light or moderate icing for a time in far northwest.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional snow or snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor. Occasional light icing with temperatures ms02 to ms05.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, backing westerly in south, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Snow or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor. Moderate to severe icing in northwest with temperatures ms02 to ms05, but ms06 to ms10 near ice edge.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming mainly westerly or southwesterly, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in south and east until later, but 4 or 5 in west at first, and decreasing 4 or 5 in south later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming mainly rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming moderate or good.