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The general synopsis at 28 December 20:00 UTC

At 281200UTC high 53 north 09 west 1036, expected 49 north 04 west 1043 by 291200UTC. Low 57 north 36 west 989, drifting northeast and dissipating.

Issued 28 December 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in west later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle later in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in west later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle later in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 for a time, veering southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high for a time in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly southeasterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 for a time, veering southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high for a time in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good later.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Southerly 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  10. West Central Section

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Southerly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times, becoming southerly 6 to gale 8 in southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in north, moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in south.
    • Weather

      Fair at first in north, otherwise outbreaks of rain.
    • Visibility

      Fog patches in north. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in north. Moderate icing later in north, with temperatures ms02 to ms04.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.