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The general synopsis at 30 September 19:00 UTC

At 301200UTC, low 47 north 48 west 997 expected 49 north 36 west 980 by 011200UTC. Low 65 north 37 west 1000 expected 61 north 36 west 993 by same time. New low expected 52 north 05 west 1003 by that time

Issued 30 September 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.
  8. West Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 in north, veering northerly 6 to gale 8 later in far south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in far south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in southeast, backing southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7 later, increasing gale 8 later in west.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers at first in east, rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first, becoming moderate or poor later in west.
  10. West Central Section

    Storm warning issued 30 September 20:00 UTC

    At 301200UTC, low 47 north 48 west 997 expected 49 north 36 west 980 by 011200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the western and southwestern quadrants between 50 and 150 miles of the low centre from 010800UTC.

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in north and east, otherwise, cyclonic 7 to severe gale 9, increasing storm 10 for a time in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Fair at first in northwest, otherwise rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in far south, otherwise, easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later in far southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, with sleet or snow near greenland coast and in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, with snow at times in northwest.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later, except in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in far north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.