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The general synopsis at midday

Low the wash 1015 losing its identity by 1200 tomorrow. New low expected western Norway 1002 by same time

Issued 25 June 16:25 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      In northeast, northerly or northwesterly, becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. In southwest, variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      In northeast, slight, occasionally moderate. in southwest, smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      In northeast, showers, fog patches. In southwest, thundery showers at first, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6 at first in far east, otherwise, variable 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6 at first in far east, otherwise, variable 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first near english coast.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      In north, variable 3 or 4, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5 for a time. In south, westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      In north, showers, thundery at first near english coast. In south, thundery showers at first near english coast.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first near english coast.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first near english coast.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first near english coast.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  18. Trafalgar

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 25 June 03:29 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

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

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  19. FitzRoy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 25 June 03:29 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      In south, northerly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times in southeast. In north, westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      In south, fair. In north, occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Northwest, backing south for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      Northwest, backing south for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      South, veering west later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly 4 or 5 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southerly, veering westerly later in west, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southerly, veering westerly later in west, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.