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The general synopsis at 14 February 08:00 UTC

At 140000UTC, low 52 north 11 west 985 moving southeastwards and losing its identity. Low 47 north 53 west 987 expected 58 north 47 west 961 by same time. New lows expected 45 north 45 west 1001 and 68 north 20 west 1015 by that time. at 14000UTC, low 73 north 03 east 994 expected 73 north 12 east 998 by 150000UTC. High 38 north 34 west 1035 expected 38 north 26 west 1039 by same time. High 68 north 37 west 1022 expected 73 north 33 west 1015 by that time. New high expected 54 north 17 west 1028 by 150000UTC. Low 58 north 41 west 992 losing its identity

Issued 14 February 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

    Storm warning issued 14 February 08:00 UTC

    At 140000UTC, low 52 north 11 west 985 moving southeastwards and losing its identity. Northwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in west Sole until 141500UTC and in southwest Shannon and in the far east of West Central Section until 141200UTC. Low 47 north 53 west 987 expected 58 north 47 west 961 by same time. Northeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times in the far northeast of West Northern Section and the far southwest of Denmark Strait after 150300UTC. Southerly or southeasterly winds, veering southwesterly later, will reach storm force 10 in West Northern Section to the south of 62 north after 141800UTC.

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    • Wind

      In west, northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10. in east, cyclonic becoming northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      In west, high or very high. in east, rough or very rough, occasionally high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      In west, moderate or poor. in east, good, occasionally moderate.
  2. Shannon

    Storm warning issued 14 February 08:00 UTC

    At 140000UTC, low 52 north 11 west 985 moving southeastwards and losing its identity. Northwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in west Sole until 141500UTC and in southwest Shannon and in the far east of West Central Section until 141200UTC. Low 47 north 53 west 987 expected 58 north 47 west 961 by same time. Northeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times in the far northeast of West Northern Section and the far southwest of Denmark Strait after 150300UTC. Southerly or southeasterly winds, veering southwesterly later, will reach storm force 10 in West Northern Section to the south of 62 north after 141800UTC.

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    • Wind

      In southwest, northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first, becoming northeasterly 4 or 5 later. in northeast, northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      In southwest, high or very high, becoming very rough or high. in northeast, rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      In southwest, rain or showers. in northeast, showers.
    • Visibility

      In southwest, moderate or poor, becoming good. in northeast, good.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7, becoming variable 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7, becoming variable 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly backing westerly or southwesterly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic at first in southwest, otherwise southeasterly 5 to 7, but mainly 4 at first in far north, becoming southerly 7 to severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later, fog patches later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate, becoming moderate or poor, becoming very poor at times later in west.
  8. West Northern Section

    Storm warning issued 14 February 08:00 UTC

    At 140000UTC, low 52 north 11 west 985 moving southeastwards and losing its identity. Northwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in west Sole until 141500UTC and in southwest Shannon and in the far east of West Central Section until 141200UTC. Low 47 north 53 west 987 expected 58 north 47 west 961 by same time. Northeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times in the far northeast of West Northern Section and the far southwest of Denmark Strait after 150300UTC. Southerly or southeasterly winds, veering southwesterly later, will reach storm force 10 in West Northern Section to the south of 62 north after 141800UTC.

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly southwesterly, backing southeasterly for a time, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 to storm 10.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming high or very high later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, then occasional rain or snow.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or very poor.
  9. East Central Section

    Storm warning issued 14 February 08:00 UTC

    At 140000UTC, low 52 north 11 west 985 moving southeastwards and losing its identity. Northwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in west Sole until 141500UTC and in southwest Shannon and in the far east of West Central Section until 141200UTC. Low 47 north 53 west 987 expected 58 north 47 west 961 by same time. Northeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times in the far northeast of West Northern Section and the far southwest of Denmark Strait after 150300UTC. Southerly or southeasterly winds, veering southwesterly later, will reach storm force 10 in West Northern Section to the south of 62 north after 141800UTC.

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic at first in far northeast, otherwise northwesterly backing southerly or southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first in far east, decreasing 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      High or very high, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate, becoming moderate or poor later.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7 at first in east, otherwise cyclonic, mainly southerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high, and very high for a time in northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain with fog patches, turning to snow at times in northwest.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 14 February 08:00 UTC

    At 140000UTC, low 52 north 11 west 985 moving southeastwards and losing its identity. Northwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in west Sole until 141500UTC and in southwest Shannon and in the far east of West Central Section until 141200UTC. Low 47 north 53 west 987 expected 58 north 47 west 961 by same time. Northeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times in the far northeast of West Northern Section and the far southwest of Denmark Strait after 150300UTC. Southerly or southeasterly winds, veering southwesterly later, will reach storm force 10 in West Northern Section to the south of 62 north after 141800UTC.

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming mainly northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough, and very rough later in far south.
    • Weather

      Snow showers, rain or snow later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor, becoming poor or very poor later. Light or moderate icing developing within 50 miles of ice edge with temperatures ms02 to ms05.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Mainly northerly or northwesterly, but becoming cyclonic in central and southwestern areas, 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 at times in south and in west.
    • Sea State

      Very rough at first in far east, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional snow or snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor. Light or moderate icing away from far south, with temperatures ms02 to ms05 in south and ms08 to ms11 in north.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, backing northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.