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The general synopsis at 21 April 07:00 UTC

At 210000UTC, low 45 north 43 west 975 expected 46 north 42 west 986 by 220000UTC. High 55 north 10 west 1035 expected 56 north 08 west 1038 by same time. New lows expected 42 north 31 west 999 and 75 north 03 west 989 by that time. at 210000UTC, low 71 north 38 west 1000 expected 69 north 28 west 1007 by 220000UTC

Issued 21 April 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      East or northeast, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly, 4 or 5 occasionally 6 in far south, but variable 3 or 4 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, but southwesterly 4 or 5 for a time in north, becoming northeasterly 4 or 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasional very poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasional very poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, backing southeasterly in far south later, 4 or 5 increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough in west later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 6 to gale 8, veering southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or snow.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough in far west later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming easterly or southeasterly, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 for a time, decreasing 5 or 6 in north later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, but very high for a time in southwest, becoming rough or very rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain with snow for a time in northwest.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor for a time in northwest.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

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

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

      Occasional snow.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor. Light or moderate icing near ice edge with temperatures ms02 to ms05.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or snow.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.