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The general synopsis at midday

Low 170 miles west of Shannon 994 expected Rockall 985 by midday tomorrow. Low Shannon 994 moving steadily northwards, losing its identity. High Fair Isle 1018 moving steadily away northeastwards

Issued 27 August 16:25 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, veering southeasterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, veering southeasterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, veering southeasterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 at first, becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in west.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in west.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering south or southwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering south or southwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering south or southwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering south or southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering south or southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering south or southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 in southeast, otherwise southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly at first in northwest, otherwise northerly or northwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough later in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers in northwest.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  20. Sole

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 August 15:30 UTC

    Gale now ceased, but southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Southwest, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      Southeast, veering south or southwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      South or southwest, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      Southeast, veering south or southwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  24. Shannon

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 August 09:26 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering southwesterly imminent

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming southwest, 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 August 09:26 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 imminent increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      South or southeast, becoming cyclonic, 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  26. Malin

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 August 09:26 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 imminent increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      South or southeast, 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 August 15:30 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 imminent, increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in south.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 August 15:30 UTC

    Southeasterly gale force 8 imminent, backing easterly and increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in south.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later except in east.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming rough in southeast.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.