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The general synopsis at 1800

Low Bailey 991 expected northwest hebridies 1002 by 1800 Saturday. Low 200 miles west of Trafalgar 1010 expected 100 miles west of Trafalgar 1010 by same time

Issued 28 August 23:15 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, backing northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate in west, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming northeasterly 5 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  18. Trafalgar

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 August 15:54 UTC

    Easterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      In southeast, northeasterly 5 or 6, but easterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in east. In northwest, southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      In southeast, moderate, occasionally rough in east. in northwest, moderate.
    • Weather

      In southeast, showers. In northwest, rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, good. In northwest, moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      In southeast, cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southwest. In northwest, variable 3 or 4, becoming northeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      In southeast, thundery rain, fog patches. In northwest, showers.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, moderate or good, occasionally very poor. In northwest, good.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, becoming northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 August 22:17 UTC

    Northeasterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in north.