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The general synopsis at 1800

Low South Utsire 998 expected west Fisher 1002 by 1800 Thursday. High 250 miles west of Rockall slow moving with little change

Issued 2 September 23:15 UTC

  1. Viking

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 2 September 03:41 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      In west, northerly 7 or gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6. In east, northeasterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      In west, very rough, becoming moderate or rough. in east, rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      In west, showers. In east, fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming easterly, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Forties

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 2 September 21:47 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      In east, northwesterly, veering northeasterly later, 5 to 7. In west, northwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  5. Cromarty

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 2 September 21:47 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  6. Forth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 2 September 09:33 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  7. Tyne

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 2 September 21:47 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  8. Dogger

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 2 September 03:41 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      In west, northwesterly 6 to gale 8. In east, westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  9. Fisher

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 2 September 09:33 UTC

    Gale force 8 backing southwesterly soon

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 7 or gale 8 at first in south and east, otherwise cyclonic 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  10. German Bight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 2 September 03:41 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      Northeast, backing northwest at times, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 near portuguese coast.
    • Sea State

      Rough near portugal, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      In southeast, northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 near portuguese coast. In northwest, northerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      In southeast, rough near portugal, otherwise moderate. in northwest, slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      In south, moderate. in north, moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  29. Fair Isle

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 2 September 21:47 UTC

    Northerly gale 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in east, backing northwesterly 4 or 5 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough at first in east, becoming moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, backing westerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 5 to 7, then veering northeasterly 5 or 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.