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The general synopsis at 23 November 08:00 UTC

At 230000UTC, low 60 north 14 west 999 expected 60 north 02 west 1006 by 240000UTC. Low 56 north 47 west 962 expected 61 north 42 west 974 by same time. Developing low moving steadily northeast expected 59 north 25 west 983 by that time. at 230000UTC, high 45 north 19 west 1026 expected 50 north 08 west 1025 by 240000UTC

Issued 23 November 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming cyclonic 5 or 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Fair, rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming southerly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later, veering westerly 5 or 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming south or southwest, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time, increasing gale 8 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming south or southwest, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming west or northwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough until later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Southerly 4 at first in far north, otherwise southeasterly 5 to 7, becoming cyclonic 7 to severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate at first in far north, becoming high later in south.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, showers later in south.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in far west, decreasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Southerly 7 to severe gale 9, veering westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 later in far south.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then showers, squally and wintry at times in north.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

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

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly, gale 8 or severe gale 9 at times in far southwest, otherwise 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic in far south, otherwise easterly or southeasterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Very rough at first in far south, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, becoming southwesterly 4 or 5, veering westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.