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The general synopsis at 25 October 07:00 UTC

At 250000UTC, low 61 north 29 west 974 expected 62 north 15 west 967 by 260000UTC. New low moving steadily northeastwards expected 52 north 26 west 994 by same time. Lows 67 north 07 west 982 and 73 north 10 west 979 losing their identities

Issued 25 October 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, becoming high in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate in north.
  3. Rockall

    Storm warning issued 25 October 08:00 UTC

    At 250000UTC, low 61 north 29 west 974 expected 62 north 15 west 967 by 260000UTC. Southwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in East Northern Section between 57 and 60 north from 251400UTC until 260400UTC, and then across north Rockall, Bailey and Faeroes after 251900UTC.

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    • Wind

      Southwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  4. Bailey

    Storm warning issued 25 October 08:00 UTC

    At 250000UTC, low 61 north 29 west 974 expected 62 north 15 west 967 by 260000UTC. Southwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in East Northern Section between 57 and 60 north from 251400UTC until 260400UTC, and then across north Rockall, Bailey and Faeroes after 251900UTC.

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    • Wind

      Southwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  5. Faeroes

    Storm warning issued 25 October 08:00 UTC

    At 250000UTC, low 61 north 29 west 974 expected 62 north 15 west 967 by 260000UTC. Southwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in East Northern Section between 57 and 60 north from 251400UTC until 260400UTC, and then across north Rockall, Bailey and Faeroes after 251900UTC.

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    • Wind

      South veering southwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming very high later south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high later in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 25 October 08:00 UTC

    At 250000UTC, low 61 north 29 west 974 expected 62 north 15 west 967 by 260000UTC. Southwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in East Northern Section between 57 and 60 north from 251400UTC until 260400UTC, and then across north Rockall, Bailey and Faeroes after 251900UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly gale 8 to storm 10, decreasing 5 to 7 later in west.
    • Sea State

      High or very high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 24 October 20:00 UTC

    At 241200UTC, low 64 north 32 west 983 expected 62 north 35 west 975 by 251200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 between 70 and 150 miles of the centre in the western quadrant between 250300UTC and 251200UTC. New low, moving rapidly eastwards, expected 62 north 19 west 966 by same time. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the south of East Northern Section after 250300UTC and in the south of West Northern Section until 251200UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly 7 to severe gale 9, veering northwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 in far southeast, otherwise southwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 or gale 8 later in far northwest.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, but rain later in far northwest.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later in far northwest.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in west, becoming variable 3 or 4 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional sleet or snow.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor. Light icing likely at first in far west, with temperatures ms02 to ms04.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in far southeast, becoming northwesterly 6 to gale 8 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high in far southeast.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or sleet.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  13. Norwegian Basin

    Storm warning issued 25 October 08:00 UTC

    At 250000UTC, low 61 north 29 west 974 expected 62 north 15 west 967 by 260000UTC. Southwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in East Northern Section between 57 and 60 north from 251400UTC until 260400UTC, and then across north Rockall, Bailey and Faeroes after 251900UTC.

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    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, becoming high later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor.