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From: Fri 27th Jan at 06:00 UTC

To: Sat 28th Jan at 06:00 UTC

Gale warnings issued (4)
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Gale warnings are in effect in the following locations:

  • Bailey
  • Fair Isle
  • Faeroes
  • Southeast Iceland

Issued at: 05:05 UTC on 27th Jan

Summary at midnight

High south Norway 1034 dissipating

Issued at: 05:05 UTC on 27th Jan

Regions

Wind

Southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 4 to 6, occasionally 3 at first, increasing 7 at times in north.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

North Utsire

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Wind

Southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 4 to 6, occasionally 3 at first, increasing 7 at times in north.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

South Utsire

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Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming southwesterly, then veering northwesterly later, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate occasionally slight.

Weather

Showers later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming southwesterly, then veering northwesterly later, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate.

Weather

Showers later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

Cromarty

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Wind

West or southwest, veering northwest for a time later, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 until later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

Wind

West or southwest, veering northwest for a time later, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 until later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming west or southwest 3 to 5.

Sea State

Moderate occasionally slight.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming west or southwest 3 to 5.

Sea State

Moderate occasionally slight.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming west or southwest 3 to 5, occasionally 6 later.

Sea State

Moderate occasionally slight.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

German Bight

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Wind

Northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 to 4, then west or northwest 3 to 5 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 to 4, then west or northwest 3 to 5 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Northeast 4 to 6, decreasing 3 at times later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Northeast 4 to 6, decreasing 3 at times later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Northeast 4 to 6, decreasing 3 at times later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Portland

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Wind

Northeast 4 to 6, decreasing 3 at times later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Plymouth

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Wind

Northeast 4 to 6, decreasing 3 at times later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Northeast 4 to 6, decreasing 3 at times later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in south.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate at first.

Trafalgar

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Wind

Northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in north, decreasing 4 at times in southeast.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in far southeast.

Weather

Showers at first.

Visibility

Mainly good.

Wind

Northeasterly 4 to 6, occasionally 7 in far south.

Sea State

Moderate occasionally rough.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

North or northeast 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4.

Sea State

Moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

North or northeast 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

North or northeast 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight in northeast.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Irish Sea

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Wind

Northeast becoming variable, then west later, 2 to 4.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Drizzle later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor later.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming cyclonic 3 to 5.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough later in north.

Weather

Fair then occasional drizzle.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Southwest becoming cyclonic, 4 to 6, then becoming west or northwest 3 to 5 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in north.

Weather

Occasional rain or showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Southwest becoming cyclonic, 4 to 6, then becoming west or northwest 3 to 5 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain or showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Hebrides

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Wind

Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7.

Sea State

Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate at first in south, becoming very rough or high later in far north.

Weather

Occasional rain or showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Gale warning issued

Gale force 8 veering westerly soon

Issued at: 21:47 UTC on 26th Jan

Wind

Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.

Sea State

Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high in north and west.

Weather

Occasional rain or showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Fair Isle

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Gale warning issued

Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Issued at: 03:53 UTC on 27th Jan

Wind

Southwesterly veering westerly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in north.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming mainly very rough except in far southeast.

Weather

Fair then occasional rain or showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Gale warning issued

Gale force 8 veering westerly soon

Issued at: 03:53 UTC on 27th Jan

Wind

Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8.

Sea State

Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high.

Weather

Occasional rain then wintry showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Southeast Iceland

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Gale warning issued

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

Issued at: 21:47 UTC on 26th Jan

Wind

Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.

Sea State

Very rough or high.

Weather

Occasional rain then wintry showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

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