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The general synopsis at 28 February 20:00 UTC

At 281200UTC, low 55 north 16 west 975 expected 62 north 01 east 962 by 011200UTC. New lows expected 61 north 39 west 972 and 62 north 20 west 975 by same time. Low 66 north 05 west 963 expected 70 north 10 west 966 by that time. Lows 60 north 20 west 971 and 62 north 14 west 970 both losing their identities

Issued 28 February 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

    Storm warning issued 28 February 20:00 UTC

    At 281200UTC, low 55 north 16 west 975 expected 62 north 01 east 962 by 011200UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 50 and 300 miles of the centre in the southwest quadrant until 282100UTC. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 from 010200UTC in the south of West Northern Section.

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    • Wind

      West 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. Rockall

    Storm warning issued 28 February 20:00 UTC

    At 281200UTC, low 55 north 16 west 975 expected 62 north 01 east 962 by 011200UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 50 and 300 miles of the centre in the southwest quadrant until 282100UTC. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 from 010200UTC in the south of West Northern Section.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, but storm 10 or violent storm 11 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming westerly or northwesterly, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southwest becoming cyclonic then north later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 6 to gale 8, backing northerly 4 or 5, veering southeasterly in west later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      High or very high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, occasional snow later.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 28 February 20:00 UTC

    At 281200UTC, low 55 north 16 west 975 expected 62 north 01 east 962 by 011200UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 50 and 300 miles of the centre in the southwest quadrant until 282100UTC. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 from 010200UTC in the south of West Northern Section.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 or storm 10.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional snow.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor. Light or moderate icing in west.
  9. East Central Section

    Storm warning issued 28 February 08:00 UTC

    At 280000UTC, low 51 north 32 west 989 expected 57 north 04 west 963 by 010000UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 60 and 200 miles of the centre in the southwestern quadrant until 010000UTC and in the southern quadrant from 01000UTC until 010800UTC. Low 69 north 02 west 973 moving away northeastwards and losing its identity by same time. Southerly or southwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in Norwegian Basin between 03 east and 08 east until 281000UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high in far north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, occasional snow in north later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor in north later.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or snow.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor. Light or moderate icing in northwest later.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional snow.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor. Light or moderate icing with temperatures ms02 to ms04.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, but southwesterly for a time in far southeast, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional snow.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 28 February 08:00 UTC

    At 280000UTC, low 51 north 32 west 989 expected 57 north 04 west 963 by 010000UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 60 and 200 miles of the centre in the southwestern quadrant until 010000UTC and in the southern quadrant from 01000UTC until 010800UTC. Low 69 north 02 west 973 moving away northeastwards and losing its identity by same time. Southerly or southwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in Norwegian Basin between 03 east and 08 east until 281000UTC.

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    • Wind

      southwesterly backing southeasterly, becoming cyclonic later, 6 to gale 8 increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.