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The general synopsis at 22 January 20:00 UTC

At 221200UTC, low 52 north 41 west 970 expected 59 north 39 west with little change by 231200UTC. Low 70 north 01 west 997 expected 65 north 26 east with little change by same time. New low moving rather quickly northeast expected 45 north 42 west 997 by that time. at 221200UTC, high 70 north 25 west 1017 expected 74 north 28 west 1001 by 231200UTC. New high expected 50 north 02 west 1029 by same time

Issued 22 January 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      In west, variable 3 or less, becoming southerly 5 to 7. in east, southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      In west, moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later. in east, slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      In west, showers. in east, showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      In west, moderate or good. in east, good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming south 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming poor later.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming south 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming poor later.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      In east, westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, backing southwesterly 5 to 7 later. in west, westerly, backing southerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      In east, moderate or rough. in west, moderate or rough, becoming very rough later.
    • Weather

      In east, showers. in west, rain later.
    • Visibility

      In east, good occasionally moderate. in west, good becoming poor later.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Westerly, backing southerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming poor later.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly, veering southerly or southwesterly, 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 later in far northwest.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high in far southwest later, but moderate at first in far east.
    • Weather

      Rain at times then showers later in southwest.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, becoming cyclonic in west 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later in far south.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first in far northeast, otherwise very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, wintry later in far south.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Southerly, veering southwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in northwest, but moderate at first in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fair later in far southwest.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, becoming cyclonic in far southwest, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or squally showers, wintry in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far south.
    • Weather

      Rain or snow.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor. Occasional light icing near ice edge with temperatures around ms02.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6 at first in far east otherwise variable 4, becoming southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in far east.
    • Weather

      Snow showers then rain or snow, except in far north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor. Light icing for a time in far north with temperatures around ms02.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.