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The general synopsis at 1 June 19:00 UTC

At 011200UTC low 55 north 12 west 977 expected 59 north 01 east 977 by 021200UTC. Lows 58 north 19 west 983, 67 north 02 east 986 and 64 north 08 east 987, slow-moving, losing their identities. Low 54 north 37 west 989 moving rapidly east and losing its identity

Issued 1 June 20:00 UTC

  1. Sole

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. Shannon

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, occasional high.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. Rockall

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 7 to severe gale 9, becoming west or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, occasionally high at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor.
  4. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Northeast 6 to gale 8, backing northwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  5. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, backing northeast 6 to gale 8, then backing north 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  6. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in west, backing northwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  7. East Northern Section

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    • Wind

      South of 57 north, cyclonic 5 to 7, becoming northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Northerly backing northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.
  9. East Central Section

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

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

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  11. Denmark Strait

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional snow.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor. Occasional light icing north of 68 north with temperatures near ms02.
  12. North Iceland

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
  13. Norwegian Basin

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    • Wind

      North of 62 north and east of 03 east, southwesterly 6 to gale 8, backing northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.