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The general synopsis at midday

Low Cromarty 995 expected Viking 994 by midday tomorrow. New high expected Fitzroy 1027 by same time. Low Faeroes 995 moving slowly south and losing its identity

Issued 18 August 16:25 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  4. Forties

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 17 August 21:52 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming west 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  5. Cromarty

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 17 August 21:52 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming west 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  6. Forth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 August 15:38 UTC

    Gale now ceased, but westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming west 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, veering west 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  12. Thames

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 August 03:42 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  13. Dover

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 August 03:42 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  14. Wight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 August 03:42 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5 at first in north, otherwise variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      In south, northerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 in east. In north, northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southwesterly 5 or 6 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      In south, moderate, occasionally rough in southeast. in north, moderate occasionally rough.
    • Weather

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

      In south, good. In north, moderate or good.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, occasional rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later in west.
  21. Lundy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 August 03:42 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first, becoming slight at times.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  22. Fastnet

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 August 03:42 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first, becoming slight at times.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, occasional rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later in west.
  23. Irish Sea

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 August 03:42 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first, becoming slight at times.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      West or southwest, backing south later, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, occasional rain later in southwest.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later in southwest.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  26. Malin

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 August 10:19 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 August 09:40 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming mainly northerly, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming mainly northerly, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.