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The general synopsis at 20 April 19:00 UTC

At 201200UTC, low 50 north 46 west 980 expected 53 north 39 west 970 by 211200UTC. Low 67 north 29 west 1000 expected 77 north 10 east 993 by same time. Low 49 north 03 west 1001 expected 51 north 11 west 997 by that time. at 201200UTC, high 53 north 26 west 1022 expected 64 north 03 west 1024 by 211200UTC. New high expected 69 north 36 west 1022 by same time

Issued 20 April 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      North becoming cyclonic 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly, becoming cyclonic later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Northeaster;y 5 or 6, veering easterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      In southeast, northeaster;y 5 or 6, veering easterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times. in northwest, southwesterly 4 or 5, backing easterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      In southeast, occasional rain. in northwest, fair.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, good, occasionally moderate. in northwest, good.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing easterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west, but 4 at first in north and east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  8. West Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming southerly 5 to 7, then veering westerly later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  10. West Central Section

    Storm warning issued 20 April 20:00 UTC

    At 201200UTC, low 50 north 46 west 980 expected 53 north 39 west 970 by 211200UTC. Southwesterly, veering northwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times in the southwest of West Central Section until 211500UTC.

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly, becoming cyclonic in west, 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly southwesterly 5 to 7, becoming variable 4, then easterly 5 or 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers then fair, rain or sleet later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor. Light icing at first in north with temperatures near ms02.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, becoming variable 4 later, except in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers at first, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good. Light icing for a time in north with temperatures near ms02.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, becoming mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.