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Low Fair Isle 970 expected Humber 987 by midnight tonight. Low Forties 970 expected southern Norway 974 by same time

Issued 28 February 05:05 UTC

  1. Viking

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 15:40 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or sleet.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or sleet.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  3. South Utsire

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Southerly gale force 8 increasing severe gale force 9 imminent

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.
  4. Forties

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 15:40 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected soon, increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.
  8. Dogger

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 15:40 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 expected soon, increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.
  9. Fisher

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 15:40 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon, increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.
  10. German Bight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 15:40 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon, increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      In northwest, west or southwest 7 to severe gale 9. In southeast, southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      In northwest, rough or very rough. in southeast, moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      In northwest, rain then showers. In southeast, showers.
    • Visibility

      In northwest, moderate or poor, becoming good. In southeast, good.
  11. Humber

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 21:55 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  12. Thames

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Southwesterly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  13. Dover

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Southwesterly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  14. Wight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Southwesterly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  15. Portland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 05:29 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  16. Plymouth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 05:29 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  17. Biscay

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 15:40 UTC

    Westerly severe gale force 9 continuing

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    • Wind

      West or northwest gale 8 or severe gale 9, backing west or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      High or very high becoming very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  19. FitzRoy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering northwesterly and decreasing gale force 8 soon

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    • Wind

      West or northwest gale 8 or severe gale 9, backing west or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      High or very high becoming very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  20. Sole

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Northwesterly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Northwest becoming cyclonic later, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      High becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.
  21. Lundy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, becoming variable 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  22. Fastnet

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, becoming variable 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  23. Irish Sea

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Westerly severe gale force 9 expected soon

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6, increasing 7 to severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough or very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  24. Shannon

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 15:40 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 veering northwesterly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 09:48 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northerly gale force 8 expected soon, increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

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

      High or very high, becoming very rough or high later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  26. Malin

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 09:48 UTC

    Northwesterly severe gale force 9 expected later

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic at first, otherwise northerly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      High or very high, becoming very rough or high later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Northerly storm force 10 decreasing severe gale force 9 imminent then gale force 8 soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic at first, otherwise northerly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      High or very high, becoming very rough or high later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 28 February 03:52 UTC

    Northerly storm force 10 decreasing severe gale force 9 imminent then gale force 8 soon

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    • Wind

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

      High or very high, becoming very rough or high later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  29. Fair Isle

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 21:55 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  30. Faeroes

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 21:55 UTC

    Northeasterly storm force 10 decreasing severe gale force 9 imminent then gale force 8 soon

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 27 February 21:55 UTC

    Northeasterly storm force 10 decreasing severe gale force 9 imminent then gale force 8 soon

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    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.