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Map of shipping forecast areas

The general synopsis at 0600

Low Biscay 1005 expected Fitzroy 1011 by 0600 tomorrow. New high expected Dogger 1033 by same time

Issued 23 March 11:30 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Mainly westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Mainly westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in south.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  13. Dover

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 March 21:51 UTC

    Northeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  14. Wight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 March 21:51 UTC

    Northeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  15. Portland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 March 21:51 UTC

    Northeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  16. Plymouth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 March 21:51 UTC

    Northeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  17. Biscay

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 March 21:51 UTC

    Northeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high at first in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  19. FitzRoy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 March 03:53 UTC

    Gale force 8 veering northerly imminent

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  20. Sole

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 March 03:53 UTC

    Northerly gale force 8 continuing, veering northeasterly later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      Northeast 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      Northeast 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      Northeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 except in far southeast.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      In northwest, southerly 4 or 5, veering southwesterly 5 to 7. In southeast, northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      In northwest, moderate or rough. in southeast, moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      In northwest, occasional drizzle later. In southeast, fair.
    • Visibility

      In northwest, moderate or good, occasionally poor. In southeast, good.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in southeast, otherwise westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 March 21:51 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  30. Faeroes

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 22 March 21:51 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 23 March 03:53 UTC

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.