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The general synopsis at 23 April 07:00 UTC

At 230000UTC, low 57 north 33 west 987 expected 53 north 33 west 993 by 240000UTC. New low expected 76 north 12 east 1014 by same time. High 68 north 03 east 1036 expected 62 north 18 east 1037 by that time. High 70 north 26 west 1025 dissipating

Issued 23 April 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      South or southwest, becoming cyclonic later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      East or southeast, becoming cyclonic, mainly south 5 to 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      East or southeast, becoming cyclonic, mainly south 5 to 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Easterly veering southeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      In southeast, easterly veering southeasterly 5 to 7. in northwest, northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, moderate or good. in northwest, moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming mainly southerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.
  8. West Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Mainly southeasterly 4 or 5, but easterly 6 or 7 at first in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in south and west.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in west, decreasing 4 or 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or sleet, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Mainly northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough at first in south, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or snow at first in far southwest, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first in southwest, and again more generally later.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fog banks developing.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming poor or very poor.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Easterly veering southeasterly 5 to 7, becoming variable 4 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor later in west.