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The general synopsis at 3 August 19:00 UTC

At 031200UTC, low 54 north 15 west 976 expected 58 north 10 west 983 by 041200UTC. New low moving eastwards, expected 47 north 22 west 999 by same time. High 66 north 09 east 1022 expected 71 north 05 east 1021 by that time. New low expected 48 north 34 west 1011 by 041200UTC. Low 72 north 06 west 1017 losing its identity

Issued 3 August 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

    Storm warning issued 3 August 20:00 UTC

    No storms.

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first in north, decreasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  3. Rockall

    Storm warning issued 3 August 20:00 UTC

    No storms.

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first in southeast, becoming westerly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high in southeast, rough or very rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Easterly, backing northerly later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in far northeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but rough in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  9. East Central Section

    Storm warning issued 3 August 08:00 UTC

    At 030000UTC, low 54 north 18 west 982 expected Rockall 978 by 040000UTC. Westerly or southwesterly winds will continue to reach storm force 10 in the northeast of East Central Section between 51 north and 54 north until 031500UTC and in the west and north of Shannon until 031800UTC. Southerly or southeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the south and east of Rockall between 030900UTC and 032100UTC.

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5 at first in southwest, otherwise westerly, becoming cyclonic, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later in west.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Variable becoming northerly or northeasterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 in southeast, then occasionally 7 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in south.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later in south.
    • Weather

      Rain, fog banks.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 6 to 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.