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The general synopsis at midday

Low Humber 987 expected Baltic sea 971 by midday tomorrow. Low 200 miles west of Iceland 975 expected Southeast Iceland 973 by same time. Low Newfoundland 992 expected just west of Rockall 984 by that time

Issued 29 March 16:25 UTC

  1. Viking

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:28 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  3. South Utsire

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:28 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  4. Forties

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Gale now ceased but westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  5. Cromarty

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Gale now ceased but westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  6. Forth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Gale now ceased but westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  7. Tyne

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  8. Dogger

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  9. Fisher

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 03:42 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 becoming northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  10. German Bight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 03:42 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  11. Humber

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  12. Thames

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 15:34 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering westerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      West backing southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  13. Dover

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 15:34 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering westerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      West backing southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  14. Wight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 15:34 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering westerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      West backing southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  15. Portland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:28 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering westerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      West backing southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  16. Plymouth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:28 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering westerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      West backing southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first, becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  17. Biscay

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      North 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  19. FitzRoy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to gale 8, but 4 or 5 in far south.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, but moderate at first in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  20. Sole

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 03:42 UTC

    Westerly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 soon

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    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  21. Lundy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 16:06 UTC

    Gale now ceased, but southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West 5 to 7 backing southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  22. Fastnet

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 16:06 UTC

    Gale now ceased, but southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West 5 to 7 backing southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

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

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:28 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering westerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      West backing southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  24. Shannon

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 16:06 UTC

    Gale now ceased, but southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West 5 to 7 backing southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Westerly storm force 10 now decreased gale force 8

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    • Wind

      West becoming cyclonic 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  26. Malin

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Westerly severe gale force 9 now decreased gale force 8

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    • Wind

      West becoming cyclonic 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:28 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9 backing westerly 5 to 7, becoming cyclonic in south.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:28 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9 backing westerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  29. Fair Isle

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 March 21:53 UTC

    Gale now ceased but westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 at first in east, otherwise westerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  30. Faeroes

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 15:34 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

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

      Rough becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 March 09:28 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.