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The general synopsis at 28 August 19:00 UTC

At 281200UTC, low 59 north 15 west 990 expected 60 north 10 west 999 by 291200UTC. Low 67 north 10 east 990 expected 69 north 10 east 991 by same time. High 43 north 39 west 1023 expected 47 north 34 west 1023 by that time

Issued 28 August 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, backing northeasterly later in west, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Easterly backing northeasterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches in north.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  8. West Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, veering southeasterly in west, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in north.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, veering northeasterly later in southeast, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southeasterly 4 or 5 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough in north, moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 6 to gale 8, backing southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, then becoming variable 3 or less later near greenland coast.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in southeast, otherwise northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in west, becoming variable 3 or 4 later in far west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough or high at first in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly becoming variable later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in east, then becoming northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.