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Map of shipping forecast areas

The general synopsis at midnight

Low Rockall 979 expected Faeroes 991 by midnight tonight. New lows expected west Sole 1000 and west Bailey 991 by same time

Issued 4 August 04:05 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6 backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6 backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6 backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      In north, southwesterly backing southerly 5 or 6. In south, northwesterly becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

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

      Good.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, backing southwesterly later in northwest, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      In southeast, variable 4, becoming southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later. In northwest, westerly, backing southerly, then becoming cyclonic later, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      In southeast, moderate or rough. in northwest, very rough, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      In southeast, showers later. In northwest, occasional rain.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly, backing southerly, then becoming cyclonic later, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  21. Lundy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 4 August 03:32 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  22. Fastnet

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 4 August 03:32 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  23. Irish Sea

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 4 August 03:32 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 continuing

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    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  24. Shannon

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 4 August 03:32 UTC

    Gale force 8 now veered westerly

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    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 3 August 21:50 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering southwesterly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 6 to gale 8, becoming southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  26. Malin

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 3 August 21:50 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering southerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent, then veering southwesterly soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 6 to gale 8, becoming southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 4 August 03:32 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering southerly imminent then increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9, becoming southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Northeast becoming cyclonic later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Southeast veering south 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasional very poor.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Easterly becoming cyclonic later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 3 August 21:50 UTC

    Northeasterly gale force 8 imminent increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      In southeast, easterly becoming cyclonic later, 5 to 7. In northwest, northeasterly 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      In southeast, moderate or rough. In northwest, rough or very rough.
    • Weather

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

      In southeast, moderate or good, occasional very poor. In northwest, good, occasionally poor.