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The general synopsis at 23 May 19:00 UTC

At 231200UTC, low 46 north 38 west 992 expected 48 north 33 west 1000 by 241200UTC. Lows 64 north 07 west 1007 and 62 north 26 west 997 both losing their identities by same time. New low expected 58 north 26 west 996 by that time. at 231200UTC, high 47 north 07 west 1027 expected 51 north 05 west with little change by 241200UTC.

Issued 23 May 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fog banks.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly, becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic, mainly southerly, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  8. West Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic in far east, otherwise northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in north, but becoming variable 3 or 4 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches in northwest.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in northwest.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Southerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, thundery at times in south, fog patches in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in north.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time in far southwest, becoming variable 3 or 4 at times in central areas.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate in north, otherwise rough, occasionally very rough in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or thundery showers, fog patches in northeast.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, but becoming very poor at times in northeast.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches, becoming fair later in northeast.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly southwesterly for a time, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly, veering southwesterly, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 at times, then occasionally 6 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in west.