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The general synopsis at 1800

Low Bailey 996, expected Fair Isle 1006 by 1800 on Sunday. New low expected South Utsire 1008 by same time. Low Trafalgar 1005 slow moving, filling 1007 by that time. Low Biscay 1011 losing its identity

Issued 22 November 23:15 UTC

  1. Viking

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 November 15:46 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
  2. North Utsire

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 November 15:46 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
  3. South Utsire

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 November 15:46 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7 at first in far northeast, otherwise westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering west or northwest later, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in north.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Poor, occasionally good.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering west or northwest later, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Poor, occasionally good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      Variable 3, becoming southwest 4 or 5, veering northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor at first.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      Variable 3, becoming southwest 4 or 5, veering northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor at first.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in south.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  17. Biscay

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 November 15:46 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  18. Trafalgar

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 November 21:35 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, 4 or 5 until later in southeast, otherwise 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate at first in southeast, otherwise rough or very rough, occasionally high in southwest.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  19. FitzRoy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 November 21:35 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      In southeast, northerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8. In northwest, northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming southerly 5 to 7 later in far northwest.
    • Sea State

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

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

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

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming southerly 5 to 7 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in northeast, otherwise rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming southerly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 November 09:43 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming southerly later, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 November 03:45 UTC

    Gale now ceased, but southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, decreasing 4 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 November 03:45 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering westerly soon, increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming southerly later, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, decreasing 4 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly or cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly or cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly or cyclonic 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.