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The general synopsis at 28 February 08:00 UTC

At 280000UTC, low 60 north 07 west 970 expected 53 north 03 east 987 by 010000UTC. Low 57 north 41 west 981 expected 62 north 52 west 979 by same time. Low 57 north 04 east 970 expected 59 north 08 east 974 by that time. New lows expected 52 north 41 west 1002 and 64 north 05 east 971 by 010000UTC. High 68 north 33 west 1012, slow moving, declining 1006 by same time

Issued 28 February 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Northwest becoming cyclonic later, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      High becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Northerly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      High or very high, becoming very rough or high later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Northerly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      High or very high, becoming very rough or high later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7 at first in east, and variable 3 or 4 at first in northwest, otherwise southeasterly becoming cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      High at first in far east, otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, then rain spreading from southwest.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.
  8. West Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in north, becoming westerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good, occasionally poor. Occasional light icing later in far west.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      High at first in east, otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Fair at first in northeast, otherwise rain or drizzle, then wintry showers later.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly at first in far northeast, otherwise westerly 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic 7 to severe gale 9 later in central areas.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high later in central areas.
    • Weather

      Rain, snow or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5 at first in north and northeasterly 5 or 6 throughout in southwest, otherwise variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Snow at times in far southwest, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor in far southwest, otherwise good. Occasional light icing near ice edge in far southwest with temperatures near ms02.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Mainly northerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in southeast, but decreasing 4 at times in north and in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later in north and in west.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly becoming cyclonic later, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or sleet.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.