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The general synopsis at 23 September 19:00 UTC

At 231200UTC, low 60 north 52 west 972 expected 64 north 35 west 979 by 241200UTC. Low 74 north 16 west 997 expected 80 north 07 west 1003 by same time. High 43 north 36 west 1035 expected 44 north 29 west 1032 by that time

Issued 23 September 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly 4 or 5, backing southwesterly 5 or 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, backing southerly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Fair at first in east, otherwise rain at times.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 23 September 20:00 UTC

    At 231200UTC, low 60 north 52 west 972 expected 64 north 35 west 979 by 241200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far northwest of West Northern Section and west of 33 west in Denmark Strait from 240500UTC until 241800UTC.

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8, veering westerly 4 or 5 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

    Storm warning issued 23 September 20:00 UTC

    At 231200UTC, low 60 north 52 west 972 expected 64 north 35 west 979 by 241200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far northwest of West Northern Section and west of 33 west in Denmark Strait from 240500UTC until 241800UTC.

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in east, otherwise northeasterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 to severe gale 9, increasing storm 10 for a time in west, becoming cyclonic 6 to gale 8 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, with sleet or snow near to greenland.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor near to greenland.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 5 to 7 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later in southwest.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later in southwest.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.