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The general synopsis at 1800

Low 400 miles west of Sole 991 expected 150 miles west of south Rockall 981 by 1800 Sunday. Lows Hebrides 1005 and Faeroes 1005 both losing their identities

Issued 1 August 23:15 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then backing southerly or southeasterly 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then backing southerly or southeasterly 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then backing southerly or southeasterly 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time, then occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time, then occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time, then occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time, then occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time, then occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time, then occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time, then occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 becoming south or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 becoming south or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate throughout in west, otherwise slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly veering westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic mainly northwesterly, but southwesterly in northwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  19. FitzRoy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 1 August 09:41 UTC

    Southerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      In southeast, cyclonic 4 or 5 becoming southwesterly 5 to 7. In northwest, southerly veering southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west.
    • Sea State

      In southeast, moderate, occasionally rough except in far south. in northwest, moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

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

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

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 1 August 09:41 UTC

    Southerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 backing south or southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 backing south or southeast 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 backing south or southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  24. Shannon

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 1 August 09:41 UTC

    Southerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering southwest later, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 1 August 09:41 UTC

    Easterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5 backing east or southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 backing southeasterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      In south, southwesterly 4 backing southeasterly 5 to 7. In north, variable 4 becoming easterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      In south, fair then rain. In north, showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      In south, good, occasionally poor. In north, good, occasionally poor later.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 becoming easterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 becoming southeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      In southeast, cyclonic 4 becoming southeasterly 4 or 5. In northwest, northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      In southeast, showers. In northwest, showers.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, good. In northwest, good, occasionally poor.