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The general synopsis at 22 May 19:00 UTC

At 221200UTC, low 60 north 39 west 998 expected 63 north 33 west 989 by 231200UTC. High 44 north 25 west 1036 expected 41 north 33 west 1038 by same time. Low 68 north 02 east 994 moving northeastwards and losing its identity. Highs 66 north 19 west 1019 and 76 north 20 west 1016 both dissipating

Issued 22 May 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly becoming variable 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing south later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6 at first in east, otherwise variable 4, becoming southerly 5 to 7, veering westerly later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly veering westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough or very rough, and high later in central areas.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9, mainly in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in south, otherwise moderate, becoming rough or very rough in far north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle with fog banks, becoming mainly fair in north.
    • Visibility

      Poor or very poor, becoming mainly good in north.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, backing southerly 5 to 7 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in southeast, otherwise moderate or rough and very rough at times in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle with fog banks, becoming fair for a time in north.
    • Visibility

      Poor or very poor, becoming good for a time in north.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, backing northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight near ice edge, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional sleet or snow.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally very poor.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming southeasterly, then becoming cyclonic later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain with snow in northwest, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, veering northwesterly 6 to gale 8 for a time, then backing southerly later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.