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The general synopsis at 0600

High Irish Sea 1023 moving eastwards and dissipating by 0600 tomorrow. Low Sweden 1004, moving southwards and losing its identity by same time

Issued 18 April 10:30 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      In northwest, southwesterly 5 or 6. In southeast, northerly 5 to 7, becoming variable 4, then southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      In northwest, rain later. In southeast, fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, becoming variable 4, then southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, becoming variable 4, then southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      In east, northerly 5 to 7, becoming variable 4, then southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5 later. In west, variable 4, becoming southerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      In east, rough becoming moderate. in west, slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming southerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming southerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, veering southeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      In west, northerly 4 or 5, veering southeasterly 3 or 4 . In east, northerly 5 to 7, veering easterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      In west, slight or moderate. in east, moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, veering easterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, veering easterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      North 5 or 6, veering east or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      North 5 or 6, veering east or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      North 5 or 6, veering east or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      In north, easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. In south, variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      In north, mainly fair. In south, fair.
    • Visibility

      In north, good. In south, good occasionally poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      In west, variable 3 or 4. In east, cyclonic in southeast otherwise northwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      In west, slight or moderate. in east, slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      In west, showers. In east, showers.
    • Visibility

      In west, good occasionally poor. In east, moderate or good.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      East 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, veering east 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, veering east 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      Variable 3, becoming southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      Variable becoming southeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

      In northwest, southwesterly veering northerly or northeasterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time. In southeast, southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly becoming cyclonic 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 4 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northerly in southeast, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming very rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 17 April 15:42 UTC

    Southwesterly gale force 8 imminent, increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.