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The general synopsis at midnight

Low Cromarty 999 expected Forties 1008 by midnight tonight. High Biscay 1023 expected Fitzroy 1023 by same time

Issued 30 August 04:05 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northwesterly later except in east, 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northwesterly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest for a time, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, veering northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, veering northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, veering northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      Easterly 5 in southwest, otherwise mainly northerly or northwesterly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic at first in northwest, otherwise northerly or northwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasional moderate.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      In southeast, northeasterly 5 or 6. In northwest, variable 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 4 or 5 in northwest.
    • Sea State

      In southeast, moderate or rough. in northwest, moderate.
    • Weather

      In southeast, showers. In northwest, showers.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, good, occasionally moderate. In northwest, good.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      West backing southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      West or northwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      West or northwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      West or northwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing south 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing south 5 to 7 later, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing south later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing south later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 30 August 09:45 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 4, then becoming southeast 5 to 7 later, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 or 6, becoming variable 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Northeast veering southeast, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 30 August 09:45 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, veering southeasterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough later in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.