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The general synopsis at midday

Low 150 miles west of Shannon 1006, expected Rockall 1001 by midday tomorrow.

Issued 22 August 16:25 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally very poor.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Variable becoming southeast, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Variable becoming southeast, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      East veering west, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor for a time.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      East veering west, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor for a time.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Easterly 5 to 7 in far southeast, otherwise northerly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in southeast.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      Variable, 3 or 4, becoming northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      South veering southwest, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor at first.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      South veering southwest, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor at first.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery in north, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good later.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest, 4 or 5, but variable 2 or 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Southeast, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      Southeast, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Southeast, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, backing easterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, backing easterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, backing easterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.