Shipping Forecast

Valid

From: Thu 18th Aug at 00:00 UTC

To: Fri 19th Aug at 00:00 UTC

Summary at 1800

High Fair Isle 1018 expected losing its identity by 1800 Thursday. Atlantic low expected west of Bailey 979 by same time

Issued at: 23:15 UTC on 17th Aug

Regions

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming southerly or southeast 4 to 6 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

North Utsire

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Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming southerly or southeast 4 to 6 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

South Utsire

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Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming southerly or southeast 4 to 6 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming south 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Moderate or good.

Cromarty

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Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming south 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Moderate or good.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming south 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Moderate or good.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming south 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Moderate or good.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming south 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Moderate or good.

Wind

Northwest backing south later, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

German Bight

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Wind

Northwest backing south later, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming south or southwest 3 to 5 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers, thundery at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming south or southwest 3 to 5 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers, thundery at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

North or northeast, backing southwest later, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Thundery showers at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

North or northeast, backing southwest later, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Thundery showers at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Portland

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Wind

North or northeast, backing southwest later, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Thundery showers at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Plymouth

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Wind

Northwest backing southwest, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers, rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

North or northwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Trafalgar

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Wind

Northerly or northeasterly 3 to 5, occasionally 6 in west.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Mainly good.

Wind

In south, north or northeast 4 to 6. In north, west or southwest 3 to 5.

Sea State

In south, moderate or rough. in north, moderate, occasionally rough.

Weather

In south, showers. In north, occasional rain.

Visibility

In south, good. In north, good, occasionally poor.

Wind

West or southwest 3 to 5.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming west or southwest, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain, fog patches developing.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming west or southwest, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain, fog patches developing.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Irish Sea

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Wind

South 3 to 5, becoming west or southwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain, fog patches developing.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Wind

West or southwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate, becoming rough or very rough later.

Weather

Rain or showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Gale warning issued

Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

Issued at: 22:29 UTC on 17th Aug

Wind

West or southwest 3 to 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high later.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

South or southwest 5 to 7.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Hebrides

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Wind

South or southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Gale warning issued

Gale now ceased. southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

Issued at: 22:29 UTC on 17th Aug

Wind

South or southwest 4 to 6, increasing 6 to gale 8 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Fair Isle

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Wind

South or southeast, 4 to 6, occasionally 7 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

South or southeast, 4 to 6, occasionally 7 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Southeast Iceland

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Wind

Southerly or southeasterly becoming cyclonic later, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Rough, occasionally very rough later.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

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