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The general synopsis at 29 January 08:00 UTC

At 290000UTC, low 63 north 02 east 962 expected 62 north 01 east 957 by 300000UTC. Low 49 north 55 west 1005 expected 56 north 42 west 1003 by same time. High 64 north 45 west 1025 expected 69 north 37 west 1026 by that time

Issued 29 January 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 7 to severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. Rockall

    Storm warning issued 29 January 08:00 UTC

    At 290000UTC, low 63 north 02 east 962 expected 62 north 01 east 957 by 300000UTC. Northeasterly winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times in Southeast Iceland and the southeast of north Iceland throughout, and also the far west of Norwegian Basin after 292100UTC. Northeasterly winds May also reach storm force 10 at times in Faeroes after 300600UTC. Westerly or northwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Rockall until 292100UTC, and May also reach storm force 10 at times in Shannon between 291700UTC and 292100UTC.

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    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10.
    • Sea State

      High, occasionally very high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  4. Bailey

    Storm warning issued 28 January 20:00 UTC

    At 281200UTC, low 64 north 00 west 969 expected 63 north 04 east 955 by 291200UTC. Northeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the far southeast of north Iceland from 290300UTC, and May perhaps reach storm force 10 in Southeast Iceland from 290600UTC. Low 63 north 25 west 975, drifting southeast and losing its identity by same time. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in Denmark Strait until 290600UTC, and in the far southwest of north Iceland until 290300UTC.

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    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      High, occasionally very high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, veering north 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      High or very high.
    • Weather

      Squally snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

    Storm warning issued 29 January 08:00 UTC

    At 290000UTC, low 63 north 02 east 962 expected 62 north 01 east 957 by 300000UTC. Northeasterly winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times in Southeast Iceland and the southeast of north Iceland throughout, and also the far west of Norwegian Basin after 292100UTC. Northeasterly winds May also reach storm force 10 at times in Faeroes after 300600UTC. Westerly or northwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Rockall until 292100UTC, and May also reach storm force 10 at times in Shannon between 291700UTC and 292100UTC.

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly gale 8 to storm 10.
    • Sea State

      High or very high.
    • Weather

      Squally snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, veering northeasterly in north, 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 or 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in east, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming cyclonic 5 to 7 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or snow.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, but occasionally very poor in far west.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in northeast, decreasing 3 or 4 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, but very high at first in northeast.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • 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.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches until later in northwest.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, but occasionally very poor until later in northwest.
  11. Denmark Strait

    Storm warning issued 28 January 20:00 UTC

    At 281200UTC, low 64 north 00 west 969 expected 63 north 04 east 955 by 291200UTC. Northeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the far southeast of north Iceland from 290300UTC, and May perhaps reach storm force 10 in Southeast Iceland from 290600UTC. Low 63 north 25 west 975, drifting southeast and losing its identity by same time. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in Denmark Strait until 290600UTC, and in the far southwest of north Iceland until 290300UTC.

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 4 or 5 later, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later within 150 miles of the ice edge.
    • Sea State

      High, becoming rough or very rough later.
    • Weather

      Snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor. Light to moderate icing within 100 miles of the ice edge until later, with temperatures ms02 to ms04.
  12. North Iceland

    Storm warning issued 29 January 08:00 UTC

    At 290000UTC, low 63 north 02 east 962 expected 62 north 01 east 957 by 300000UTC. Northeasterly winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times in Southeast Iceland and the southeast of north Iceland throughout, and also the far west of Norwegian Basin after 292100UTC. Northeasterly winds May also reach storm force 10 at times in Faeroes after 300600UTC. Westerly or northwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Rockall until 292100UTC, and May also reach storm force 10 at times in Shannon between 291700UTC and 292100UTC.

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 in east, decreasing 5 or 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      High or very high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor. Light to moderate icing in the northwest until later, with temperatures ms02 to ms04.
  13. Norwegian Basin

    Storm warning issued 29 January 08:00 UTC

    At 290000UTC, low 63 north 02 east 962 expected 62 north 01 east 957 by 300000UTC. Northeasterly winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times in Southeast Iceland and the southeast of north Iceland throughout, and also the far west of Norwegian Basin after 292100UTC. Northeasterly winds May also reach storm force 10 at times in Faeroes after 300600UTC. Westerly or northwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Rockall until 292100UTC, and May also reach storm force 10 at times in Shannon between 291700UTC and 292100UTC.

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 6 to gale 8, but increasing severe gale 9 or storm 10 in far west.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.