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The general synopsis at 26 May 07:00 UTC

At 260000UTC, low 68 north 20 west 1002 expected 65 north 20 west 999 by 270000UTC. High 47 north 27 west 1039 expected 45 north 29 west 1037 by same time. High 74 north 07 east 1017 dissipating

Issued 26 May 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor for a time.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Drizzle with fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      West 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 4 or 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 4 or 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering northwesterly in northwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate, but becoming poor at times later in east.
  8. West Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering westerly later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5 at first in east, otherwise variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly 4 or 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in far southeast, otherwise southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate in far south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5 until later in far southeast, otherwise northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later, perhaps severe gale 9 later in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or sleet with snow in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming very poor at times in north. Light or moderate icing developing in north with temperatures ms02 to ms03.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, mainly in far north and in far southeast.
    • Sea State

      Rough in far southeast, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Mainly southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.