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The general synopsis at 11 February 08:00 UTC

At 110000UTC low 52 north 40 west 976 expected 55 north 29 west 979 by 120000UTC. Lows 62 north 34 west 993, 53 north 11 west 1001 and 46 north 05 west 1005 all losing their identities by same time. New lows expected 70 north 19 west 999 and 50 north 09 west 990 by that time. New high expected 71 north 02 west 1016 by 120000UTC

Issued 11 February 08:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing west or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough at times later in southwest.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northwesterly, 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming southeast, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Snow or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate at first in north, and becoming high at times later in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in south.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5 at first in east, otherwise southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic in far north until later, otherwise westerly or southwesterly, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale force 9 at first in central areas, then decreasing 4 or 5 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in southeast, otherwise cyclonic becoming northerly or northeasterly later, 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Snow or snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first in north. Moderate icing, occasionally severe later in north, within 100 miles of ice edge with temperatures ms04 to ms07.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in east, otherwise easterly or southeasterly, becoming cyclonic later in west, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional snow in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor or very poor in west.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, then decreasing 4 at times later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.