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The general synopsis at 30 October 08:00 UTC

At 300000UTC, low 55 north 27 west 979 slow-moving, deepening 974 by 310000UTC. New high expected 72 north 15 west 1024 by same time. Low 47 north 32 west 985 moving steadily northeast and losing its identity

Issued 30 October 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Southerly 5 to 7, but 4 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering south 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 30 October 08:00 UTC

    At 300000UTC, low 55 north 27 west 979 slow-moving, deepening 974 by 310000UTC. Easterly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the east of West Northern Section and the north of East Northern Section from 301500UTC, and also in the west of sea area Southeast Iceland from 310000UTC. Winds will also reach violent storm force 11 at times in the far northeast of East Northern Section after 310400UTC.

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    • Wind

      Easterly 6 to gale 8 increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  7. East Northern Section

    Storm warning issued 30 October 08:00 UTC

    At 300000UTC, low 55 north 27 west 979 slow-moving, deepening 974 by 310000UTC. Easterly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the east of West Northern Section and the north of East Northern Section from 301500UTC, and also in the west of sea area Southeast Iceland from 310000UTC. Winds will also reach violent storm force 11 at times in the far northeast of East Northern Section after 310400UTC.

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in northwest, then decreasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 30 October 08:00 UTC

    At 300000UTC, low 55 north 27 west 979 slow-moving, deepening 974 by 310000UTC. Easterly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the east of West Northern Section and the north of East Northern Section from 301500UTC, and also in the west of sea area Southeast Iceland from 310000UTC. Winds will also reach violent storm force 11 at times in the far northeast of East Northern Section after 310400UTC.

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly, backing northwesterly in south, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, but moderate or good at first in north.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic mainly southerly becoming westerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or squally thundery showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly, backing westerly later in southwest, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north, then becoming variable 4 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in east and north.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming easterly 5 to 7, then increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 later in far southeast.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming very rough later in southeast.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers, then rain later in far southeast.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate, but becoming moderate or poor later in far southeast.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7 becoming variable 3 or 4, then easterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough becoming rough, then moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.