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The general synopsis at 15 September 19:00 UTC

At 151200UTC, high 50 north 40 west 1029 expected 56 north 36 west 1024 by 161200UTC. High 64 north 23 east 1033 expected 60 north 27 east 1031 by same time. Low 38 north 19 west 1000 expected 41 north 14 west 994 by that time. New highs expected 44 north 36 west 1024 and 70 north 38 west 1030 by 161200UTC. Lows 43 north 20 west 999, 71 north 23 west 1002 and 66 north 31 west 1003 all losing their identities

Issued 15 September 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Mainly east or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Mainly east or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Mainly east or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Mainly east or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, becoming variable 3 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, but 4 at first in north, then veering easterly 4 in east.
    • Sea State

      Very rough becoming rough, then moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4, then southeasterly 5 or 6 later in far southwest.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming moderate then slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5 at first in east, otherwise variable 3 or 4, then becoming southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7 in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later in far west, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later in far west.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Mainly westerly or southwesterly veering northwesterly, 5 or 6, but increasing 7 to severe gale 9 for a time near the greenland coast, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later in area south of 69 north.
    • Sea State

      Very rough at first in southeast, otherwise moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Snow showers at first in far north and fog patches at first near greenland, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first in far north and near greenland.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southerly 5 or 6 veering southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time in central and eastern areas, fair in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in central and eastern areas.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Variable, becoming southeasterly in west, 3 or 4, increasing 5 later in far southwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later in west, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.