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The general synopsis at 2 March 08:00 UTC

At 020000UTC, low 63 north 28 west 975 expected 59 north 20 west 977 by 030000UTC. New low expected 48 north 57 west 982 by same time. Low 67 north 03 east 963 expected 73 north 05 west 967 by that time. at 020000UTC, high 42 north 49 west 1037 expected 41 north 33 west 1032 by 030000UTC. Low 69 north 10 west 967 losing its identity

Issued 2 March 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Southwest 7 to severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Southwest becoming cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Mainly rough in north at first, otherwise very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high in southwest.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, becoming variable 4.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or snow.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 2 March 08:00 UTC

    At 020000UTC, low 63 north 28 west 975 expected 59 north 20 west 977 by 030000UTC. Winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times in the far south of West Northern Section until 030000UTC, in the far south of East Northern Section and the extreme north of East Central Section after 021200UTC, and in the extreme northeast of West Central Section from 021200UTC until 022100UTC. Winds May also reach storm force 10 in Rockall after 030300UTC. New low expected 48 north 57 west 982 by same time. Winds will reach storm force 10 in the far southwest of West Central Section after 030600UTC.

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 in south.
    • Sea State

      High or very high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 2 March 08:00 UTC

    At 020000UTC, low 63 north 28 west 975 expected 59 north 20 west 977 by 030000UTC. Winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times in the far south of West Northern Section until 030000UTC, in the far south of East Northern Section and the extreme north of East Central Section after 021200UTC, and in the extreme northeast of West Central Section from 021200UTC until 022100UTC. Winds May also reach storm force 10 in Rockall after 030300UTC. New low expected 48 north 57 west 982 by same time. Winds will reach storm force 10 in the far southwest of West Central Section after 030600UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 in south, decreasing 5 or 6 in far southwest later.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

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

    Storm warning issued 2 March 08:00 UTC

    At 020000UTC, low 63 north 28 west 975 expected 59 north 20 west 977 by 030000UTC. Winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times in the far south of West Northern Section until 030000UTC, in the far south of East Northern Section and the extreme north of East Central Section after 021200UTC, and in the extreme northeast of West Central Section from 021200UTC until 022100UTC. Winds May also reach storm force 10 in Rockall after 030300UTC. New low expected 48 north 57 west 982 by same time. Winds will reach storm force 10 in the far southwest of West Central Section after 030600UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. West Central Section

    Storm warning issued 2 March 08:00 UTC

    At 020000UTC, low 63 north 28 west 975 expected 59 north 20 west 977 by 030000UTC. Winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times in the far south of West Northern Section until 030000UTC, in the far south of East Northern Section and the extreme north of East Central Section after 021200UTC, and in the extreme northeast of West Central Section from 021200UTC until 022100UTC. Winds May also reach storm force 10 in Rockall after 030300UTC. New low expected 48 north 57 west 982 by same time. Winds will reach storm force 10 in the far southwest of West Central Section after 030600UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly gale 8 or severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 in far northeast for a time, decreasing 5 to 7, backing southerly or southeasterly 6 to gale 8 in west, then severe gale 9 in far southwest later.
    • Sea State

      High, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers then mainly fair, rain in far southwest later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming mainly good.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in south and east at first, becoming cyclonic mainly westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate near ice edge otherwise rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional snow.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor. Occasional light or moderate icing at first with temperatures ms02 to ms05.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Mainly westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional snow or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor. Occasional light or moderate icing in far northwest with temperatures ms03 to ms07.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.