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Map of shipping forecast areas

The general synopsis at midnight

Low North Utsire 999, expected southern Sweden 988 by midnight tonight. New low expected German Bight 1001 by same time

Issued 24 April 04:05 UTC

  1. Viking

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 21:58 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. North Utsire

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 21:58 UTC

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

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. South Utsire

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 21:58 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon, increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Forties

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 09:50 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected soon, veering northerly later

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    • Wind

      In northeast, northerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8. In southwest, cyclonic, mainly northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      In northeast, rough or very rough. in southwest, moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      In northeast, snow showers. In southwest, wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      In northeast, good, occasionally poor. In southwest, good, occasionally moderate.
  5. Cromarty

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 24 April 03:46 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  6. Forth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 24 April 03:46 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  7. Tyne

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 24 April 03:46 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  8. Dogger

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 24 April 03:46 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  9. Fisher

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 21:58 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon, increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 in northeast.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      West or northwest, becoming cyclonic later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, veering northwest 6 or 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, veering northwest 6 or 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming north 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming north 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, backing northeast 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      In south, northwesterly 4 or 5. In north, easterly 4 or 5, backing northeasterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, backing northeasterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, veering north 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, veering north 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  23. Irish Sea

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 21:58 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      North or northeast 4, increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 21:58 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  26. Malin

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 15:50 UTC

    Northwesterly severe gale force 9 expected later

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    • Wind

      North 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 15:50 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering northerly and increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      North 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 15:50 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      North 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  29. Fair Isle

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 21:58 UTC

    Gale force 8 backing northerly imminent then increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly northerly 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  30. Faeroes

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 21:58 UTC

    Northerly severe gale force 9 increasing storm force 10 soon

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    • Wind

      In east, cyclonic, mainly northerly 7 to severe gale 9. In west, northerly gale 8 to storm 10.
    • Sea State

      In east, moderate or rough becoming very rough or high. in west, very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally snow showers.
    • Visibility

      In east, moderate or good, occasionally very poor. In west, moderate, occasionally very poor, light icing in north.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 April 21:58 UTC

    Northerly severe gale force 9 increasing storm force 10 soon

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    • Wind

      Northerly gale 8 to storm 10.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, light icing in north.