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The general synopsis at 0600

Low German Bight 1019 moving slowly west and losing its identity. New low expected Fitzroy 1019 by 0600 tomorrow. High Faeroes 1035 expected just north of Fair Isle 1033 by same time

Issued 19 April 10:30 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      In north, variable 3 or 4. In south, northeasterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      In north, slight, occasionally moderate at first. in south, moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      In north, good. In south, good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      In north, easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. In south, variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      In north, fair. In south, rain at times.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southwest, becoming variable 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, becoming variable 3 in far southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5 at first, otherwise variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in southwest.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in southwest.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in far north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.