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The general synopsis at 21 August 07:00 UTC

At 210000UTC, low 59 north 07 west 1006 expected 57 north 04 east 1002 by 220000UTC. Low 64 north 20 east 996, slow moving, filling 1002 by same time. New lows expected 67 north 11 east 1004 and 45 north 45 west 1006 by that time. at 210000UTC, high 52 north 29 west 1028 expected 47 north 23 west 1025 by 220000UTC. High 65 north 30 west 1024 expected 61 north 23 west 1022 by same time. Low 42 north 24 west 1018 losing its identity

Issued 21 August 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Westerly 3, increasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, veering northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      In south, westerly 5 or 6, veering northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5. in north, northeasterly 5 to 7, backing northerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      In south, mainly moderate. in north, moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Northeast 5 to 7, backing north 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 in west, otherwise northerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly until later in far southwest, otherwise easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  8. West Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5 until later in southeast, otherwise variable, mainly southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches in southwest.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, occasionally very poor in southwest.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly 5 or 6 later in far southwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5 at first in northeast, otherwise mainly southeasterly 4 or 5, but becoming variable 3 or 4 at times in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, occasional thundery later in southwest, fog patches developing, mainly in west.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Mainly southwesterly 4 or 5, but becoming variable 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in southeast, becoming slight in north and west.
    • Weather

      Showers in southeast, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Mainly northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, but becoming variable 3 at times near norwegian coast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.