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The general synopsis at 0600

New lows expected Viking 1003 and 100 miles south of Iceland 991 by 0600 tomorrow. High central Europe 1030, slow moving with little change by same time

Issued 29 March 10:30 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      In northwest, northeasterly veering southeasterly, then becoming cyclonic later, 5 to 7. In southeast, cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming southeasterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming southeasterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming southeasterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 becoming southeast 5 to 7, veering southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 becoming southeast 5 to 7, veering southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming south 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming south 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south or southeast for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south or southeast for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south or southeast for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south or southeast for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Southerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      In northwest, southerly 5 to 7. In southeast, easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      In northwest, rough, occasionally very rough. in southeast, slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      In northwest, occasional rain. In southeast, fair.
    • Visibility

      In northwest, good, occasionally poor. In southeast, good.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Southerly 5 to 7 in northwest and easterly 5 to 7 in far southeast, otherwise variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers in northwest.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in northwest.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      Southerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Very rough in west, rough or very rough in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      Southerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Very rough in west, rough or very rough in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:47 UTC

    Southerly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 03:38 UTC

    Easterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 6 to gale 8, veering south, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:47 UTC

    Easterly gale force 8 veering southerly soon

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 6 to gale 8, veering south, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  29. Fair Isle

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:47 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  30. Faeroes

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 03:38 UTC

    Easterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 6 to gale 8, veering south, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 03:38 UTC

    Gale now ceased but easterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Easterly becoming cyclonic later, 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.