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Map of shipping forecast areas

The general synopsis at 1800

Low northwest Hebrides 1007 expected Forties 1003 by 1800 Thursday. Low 100 miles west of southwest Fitzroy 1016 expected just west of southwest Fitzroy 1013 by same time

Issued 20 August 23:15 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, backing southwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      West becoming cyclonic, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      West becoming cyclonic, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      West becoming cyclonic, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, backing westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, backing westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, backing westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, backing west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      Variable mainly northerly, 3 or 4, becoming westerly 4 or 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly north or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      In south, easterly or northeasterly, backing northerly in east, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. In north, northwesterly 3, increasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3, increasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6, then veering northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6, then veering northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6, then veering northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, veering northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      In south, westerly 5 or 6, veering northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later. In north, westerly veering northerly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      In south, mainly moderate. in north, moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      In south, showers. In north, rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      In south, good. In north, good, occasionally moderate.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Westerly veering northerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 20 August 21:25 UTC

    Northeasterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northeast 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing north 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Northeast 5 to 7, backing north 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7 at first in southwest, otherwise northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in southwest.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.