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The general synopsis at 28 July 07:00 UTC

At 280000UTC, low 62 north 30 west 994 expected 62 north 17 west 998 by 290000UTC. New low expected 64 north 39 west 1008 by same time. High 47 north 24 west 1029 slow-moving with little change. Low 72 north 22 west 1010 losing its identity. Highs 52 north 40 west 1025 and 66 north 06 west 1020 both dissipating

Issued 28 July 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly, backing southwesterly for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough or very rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5 increasing 6 or 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 becoming southerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first in east, otherwise rough or very rough, occasionally high in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7 at first in east, but gale 8 or severe gale 9 at first in northeast, otherwise southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high at first in northeast, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair then occasional drizzle, fog patches later in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, but becoming very poor at times later in west.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5 in far north, otherwise variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in north, slight in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times, fog patches in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, but becoming very poor at times in west.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight at first in southeast, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times except in far north, fog banks except in far north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor, but moderate or good in far north.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic at first in northeast, otherwise northerly or northeasterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time in southeast, fog banks until later except in southeast.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor until later except in southeast, otherwise moderate or good.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southerly backing easterly or southeasterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly 4 or 5 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later in far west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches at first in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first in west.