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The general synopsis at midnight

Low just west of Sole 994 expected Wales 993 by midnight tonight. New low expected northwest Bailey 987 by same time

Issued 19 October 04:05 UTC

  1. Viking

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 October 21:53 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. North Utsire

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 October 21:53 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. South Utsire

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 October 21:53 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Forties

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 October 21:53 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      In northeast, southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8. In southwest, southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      In northeast, moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later. in southwest, slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      In northeast, occasional rain. In southwest, occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      In northeast, good, occasionally poor. In southwest, moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

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

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 09:33 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

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

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 03:44 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, veering west or southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  14. Wight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 October 21:53 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, veering west or southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  15. Portland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 October 21:53 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, veering west or southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  16. Plymouth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 October 21:53 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, veering west or southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  17. Biscay

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 October 21:53 UTC

    Southerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West backing south for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  19. FitzRoy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 09:33 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering northwesterly imminent, backing southerly and increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly for a time, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  20. Sole

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 03:44 UTC

    Southerly gale force 8 veering northwesterly and increasing severe gale force 9 soon then backing southerly later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly south veering northwest for a time, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  21. Lundy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 09:33 UTC

    Southerly gale force 8 imminent, veering northwesterly and increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly south veering northwest for a time, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  22. Fastnet

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 03:44 UTC

    Southerly gale force 8 veering northwesterly and increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly south veering northwest for a time, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  23. Irish Sea

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 03:44 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Southeast becoming cyclonic later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  24. Shannon

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 09:33 UTC

    Gale force 8 backing southeasterly and increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northwest, then backing southeast later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 09:33 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly west later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly west later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly west later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly west later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  29. Fair Isle

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 09:33 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  30. Faeroes

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 October 16:06 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 19 October 09:33 UTC

    Gale force 8 now backed easterly

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    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.