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The general synopsis at 8 February 20:00 UTC

At 081200UTC lows 58 north 28 west 976 and 57 north 23 west 976 losing thier identities by 091200UTC. Low 61 north 01 west 963 expected 59 north 02 west 969 by same time. Low 51 north 48 west 1007 losing its identity by that time. at 081200UTC developing low near 45 north 25 west expected 51 north 04 east 979 by 091200UTC. New low expected 64 north 08 east 970 by same time.

Issued 8 February 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

    Storm warning issued 8 February 08:00 UTC

    At 080000UTC low 55 north 14 west 961 moving rapidly east and losing its identity by 090000UTC. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 in the east of East Central Section until 080900UTC, and in Sole and Shannon until 081200UTC. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far south of Rockall until 080900UTC. Developing low near 57 north 25 west expected 57 north 32 west 977 by 090000UTC. Westerly or northwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the far southwest of West Northern Section between 081400UTC and 090600UTC, and in the far north of West Central Section after 082200UTC.

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    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest later, 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  2. Shannon

    Storm warning issued 8 February 20:00 UTC

    At 081200UTC lows 58 north 28 west 976 and 57 north 23 west 976 losing thier identities by 091200UTC. Westerly or northwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the far southwest of West Northern Section until 090300UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm force 10 at first.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  3. Rockall

    Storm warning issued 8 February 20:00 UTC

    At 081200UTC lows 58 north 28 west 976 and 57 north 23 west 976 losing thier identities by 091200UTC. Westerly or northwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the far southwest of West Northern Section until 090300UTC.

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    • Wind

      In south, westerly or northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm force 10 at first. in north, cyclonic becoming northerly later, 5 to 7, but westerly gale 8 at first in south.
    • Sea State

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

      In south, squally showers. in north, showers.
    • Visibility

      In south, moderate or poor. in north, good, occasionally poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      North 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor, occasional light icing in north at first.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in southwest.
  8. West Northern Section

    Storm warning issued 8 February 20:00 UTC

    At 081200UTC lows 58 north 28 west 976 and 57 north 23 west 976 losing thier identities by 091200UTC. Westerly or northwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the far southwest of West Northern Section until 090300UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, becoming cyclonic 6 to gale 8 later, occasionally storm 10 at first.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or wintry showers, occasional snow in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor in west.
  9. East Central Section

    Storm warning issued 8 February 08:00 UTC

    At 080000UTC low 55 north 14 west 961 moving rapidly east and losing its identity by 090000UTC. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 in the east of East Central Section until 080900UTC, and in Sole and Shannon until 081200UTC. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far south of Rockall until 080900UTC. Developing low near 57 north 25 west expected 57 north 32 west 977 by 090000UTC. Westerly or northwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the far southwest of West Northern Section between 081400UTC and 090600UTC, and in the far north of West Central Section after 082200UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, becoming variable 3 or 4 later in far southwest.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first in northeast.
    • Weather

      Sleet or snow showers in north, occasional rain or showers in south.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 8 February 08:00 UTC

    At 080000UTC low 55 north 14 west 961 moving rapidly east and losing its identity by 090000UTC. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 in the east of East Central Section until 080900UTC, and in Sole and Shannon until 081200UTC. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far south of Rockall until 080900UTC. Developing low near 57 north 25 west expected 57 north 32 west 977 by 090000UTC. Westerly or northwesterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the far southwest of West Northern Section between 081400UTC and 090600UTC, and in the far north of West Central Section after 082200UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, becoming cyclonic later in southwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in far east, becoming variable 3 or 4 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor. Light or moderate icing in east with temperatures ms03 to ms06.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high.
    • Weather

      Snow or snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor. Occasional light or moderate icing at first, with temperatures ms02 to ms05.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 or 6, becoming northeasterly 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate at first in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.