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The general synopsis at 22 November 20:00 UTC

At 221200UTC low 55 north 52 west 964 expected 58 north 47 west 962 by 231200UTC. Developing Atlantic low moving rather quickly northeastwards, expected 53 north 28 west 985 by same time. Low 60 north 18 west 992 expected 61 north 08 west 1005 by that time. Highs 65 north 44 west 1014, 42 north 26 west 1028 and 61 north 08 east 1028 all dissipating

Issued 22 November 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6, becoming variable 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southerly, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      In south, northwesterly backing southerly, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time. in north, westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      In south, rough, occasionally very rough. in north, rough or very rough, occasionally high.
    • Weather

      In south, showers. in north, squally showers.
    • Visibility

      In south, good, occasionally moderate. in north, moderate or good.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time in south, becoming westerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6, occasionally 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, backing southeasterly 7 to severe gale 9, but becoming cyclonic 7 to severe gale 9 in far southwest.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain in west later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor.
  8. West Northern Section

    Storm warning issued 22 November 20:00 UTC

    At 221200UTC low 55 north 52 west 964 expected 58 north 47 west 962 by 231200UTC. Developing Atlantic low moving rather quickly northeastwards, expected 53 north 28 west 985 by same time. Southeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the south of West Northern Section until 230100UTC. Southerly or southeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the west of East Central Section from 230600UTC until 231500UTC. Southeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 east of 34 west in West Central Section until 230000UTC.

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first in west, veering westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high, except in far east.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, wintry in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.
  9. East Central Section

    Storm warning issued 22 November 20:00 UTC

    At 221200UTC low 55 north 52 west 964 expected 58 north 47 west 962 by 231200UTC. Developing Atlantic low moving rather quickly northeastwards, expected 53 north 28 west 985 by same time. Southeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the south of West Northern Section until 230100UTC. Southerly or southeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the west of East Central Section from 230600UTC until 231500UTC. Southeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 east of 34 west in West Central Section until 230000UTC.

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    • Wind

      Southerly 5 to 7 increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9, occasionally storm force 10, veering westerly 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high later.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain, then squally showers, perhaps wintry in far northwest.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming mostly poor later.
  10. West Central Section

    Storm warning issued 22 November 20:00 UTC

    At 221200UTC low 55 north 52 west 964 expected 58 north 47 west 962 by 231200UTC. Developing Atlantic low moving rather quickly northeastwards, expected 53 north 28 west 985 by same time. Southeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the south of West Northern Section until 230100UTC. Southerly or southeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the west of East Central Section from 230600UTC until 231500UTC. Southeasterly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 east of 34 west in West Central Section until 230000UTC.

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    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      High, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally, wintry showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming easterly 5 to 7 , occasionally gale 8 for a time in far west.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers, then rain and snow.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor, becoming poor.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in far south, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.