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The general synopsis at 0600

Low Ireland 990 expected Fastnet 999 by 0600 tomorrow. Low Faeroes 1001 moving steadily west, losing its identity

Issued 21 July 10:30 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming easterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Variable 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming easterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      In northeast, variable 4, becoming easterly 4 or 5 later. In southwest, southeasterly backing easterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      In northeast, occasional rain. In southwest, fair.
    • Visibility

      In northeast, good, occasionally poor. In southwest, good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 becoming east 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, mainly later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor in north.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 becoming east 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, mainly later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      South or southeast veering southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      South or southeast veering southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      South or southeast veering southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  15. Portland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 20 July 21:54 UTC

    Southerly gale force expected soon

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8 veering westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  16. Plymouth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 20 July 21:54 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force expected soon

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8 veering westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  17. Biscay

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 20 July 21:54 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force expected soon

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    • Wind

      In north, southerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8 veering westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. In south, westerly or southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      In north, rain or showers. In south, showers.
    • Visibility

      In north, good, occasionally poor. In south, moderate or good.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  19. FitzRoy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 20 July 21:54 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force expected soon

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    • Wind

      In south, westerly or southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north. In north, southwesterly 6 to gale 8 at first in east, otherwise westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  21. Lundy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 21 July 09:41 UTC

    Gale force 8 now backed southerly

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  22. Fastnet

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 21 July 09:41 UTC

    Gale now ceased but westerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  23. Irish Sea

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 20 July 15:50 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic mainly southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  24. Shannon

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 21 July 03:41 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northwesterly gale force 8 imminent increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in east, decreasing 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 21 July 03:41 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 imminent increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Northerly, 7 to severe gale 9 at first in southeast, otherwise 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough at first in southeast, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  26. Malin

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 21 July 01:47 UTC

    Northeasterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in southwest, becoming easterly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly at first in northwest, otherwise easterly or northeasterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming easterly or southeasterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming easterly or southeasterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.