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The general synopsis at midday

Low Bailey 982 expected Norwegian Sea 983 by midday tomorrow. New low expected northwest Rockall 993 by same time

Issued 27 September 16:25 UTC

  1. Viking

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering westerly imminent

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  2. North Utsire

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering westerly imminent

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  3. South Utsire

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering westerly imminent

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  4. Forties

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering westerly imminent

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  5. Cromarty

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering westerly imminent

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  6. Forth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering westerly imminent

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  7. Tyne

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering westerly imminent

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  8. Dogger

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering westerly imminent

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  9. Fisher

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering westerly imminent

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  10. German Bight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 10:01 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  18. Trafalgar

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Easterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6 in far south, otherwise, variable 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 5 or 6 later in far northwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  24. Shannon

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 10:01 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 now veered westerly, backing southwesterly and increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly, becoming cyclonic, 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  26. Malin

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale force 8 now veered westerly, backing southwesterly and increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly, becoming cyclonic, 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering westerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent, then backing southwesterly and increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly, becoming cyclonic, 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale now ceased, but northeasterly storm force 10 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 7 to severe gale 9, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
  29. Fair Isle

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering westerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent, then backing southwesterly later

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, veering northerly 5 or 6, then veering southeasterly 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
  30. Faeroes

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 September 21:57 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      In south, southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, veering northerly 5 or 6, then veering southeasterly 6 to gale 8 later. In north, cyclonic 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming easterly 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      In south, rough or very rough, occasionally high. in north, rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      In south, moderate or poor, occasionally good. In north, moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming easterly 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.