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The general synopsis at 0600

Low just north of corsica 997 expected northwest France 1004 by 0600 tomorrow. High southern Norway 1028 expected northern Norway 1026 by same time

Issued 19 April 10:30 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later in east.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      In southeast, southeasterly 3 or 4, backing northeasterly 4 or 5 later. In northwest, southeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      In southeast, slight or moderate. in northwest, slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      In southeast, mainly fair. In northwest, fair.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, good, occasionally poor later. In northwest, good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Southeast backing northeast later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Southeast backing northeast later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      Southeast backing northeast later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      East backing northeast, 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      East backing northeast, 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      East backing northeast, 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      East 4, backing northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      East 4, backing northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      East 4, backing northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      East 4, backing northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, backing northerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      In north, easterly 4 or 5, backing northerly 5 or 6 later. In south, variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      In north, moderate, occasionally slight. in south, slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      In north, occasional rain later. In south, showers.
    • Visibility

      In north, good. In south, good.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      In south, westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5. In north, variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      In south, thundery showers. In north, showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      In south, variable 3 or 4. In north, easterly backing northeasterly later 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      In south, slight or moderate. in north, moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

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

      In south, good. In north, good.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      Easterly backing northeasterly later 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      East or southeast backing northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      East or southeast backing northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      East or southeast backing northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7 in northwest, otherwise variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      In southeast, southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times. In northwest, northeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      In southeast, occasional rain at first. In northwest, occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, moderate or good. In northwest, moderate or good.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      In southeast, northeasterly 5 or 6. In northwest, westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 at times.
    • Sea State

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

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

      In southeast, moderate or good. In northwest, good.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, veering northerly for a time in far northwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain in northwest.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Westerly veering northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south, becoming variable 4 later in far east.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.