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Low northern Fair Isle 963 expected southern Fair Isle 969 by midday tomorrow. New low expected belgium 979 by same time

Issued 8 February 16:25 UTC

  1. Viking

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 09:58 UTC

    Gale now ceased but westerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7 at first in south, otherwise cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Southerly becoming cyclonic, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  8. Dogger

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 09:58 UTC

    Southwesterly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  10. German Bight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Southwesterly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  11. Humber

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 04:13 UTC

    Southwesterly severe gale force 9 continuing

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    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  12. Thames

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 04:13 UTC

    Southwesterly storm force 10 increasing violent storm force 11 soon

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly severe gale 9 to violent storm 11, decreasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  13. Dover

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 04:13 UTC

    Southwesterly storm force 10 increasing violent storm force 11 soon

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly severe gale 9 to violent storm 11, decreasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  14. Wight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 07:30 UTC

    Storm force 10 veering westerly and increasing violent storm force 11 imminent

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly severe gale 9 to violent storm 11, decreasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  15. Portland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Westerly violent storm force 11 decreasing severe gale force 9 imminent

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    • Wind

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

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  16. Plymouth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Westerly storm force 10 decreasing severe gale force 9 imminent

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    • Wind

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

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  17. Biscay

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent, veering northwesterly severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest later, 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate at first in south, otherwise, rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  19. FitzRoy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent, veering northwesterly severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest later, 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  20. Sole

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Storm force 10 now decreased gale force 8, increasing severe gale force 9 soon

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    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest later, 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  21. Lundy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Westerly violent storm force 11 decreasing storm force 10 imminent

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    • Wind

      West veering northwest later, 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  22. Fastnet

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Westerly violent storm force 11 decreasing storm force 10 imminent

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    • Wind

      West veering northwest later, 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  23. Irish Sea

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 09:58 UTC

    Southwesterly storm force 10 continuing

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    • Wind

      West veering northwest later, 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  24. Shannon

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 16:55 UTC

    Westerly storm force 10 decreasing severe gale force 9 imminent

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    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm force 10 at first.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, occasionally very high at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 7 February 22:03 UTC

    Westerly severe gale force 9 increasing storm force 10 imminent

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    • Wind

      In south, westerly or northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm force 10 at first. In north, cyclonic becoming northerly later, 5 to 7, but westerly gale 8 at first in south.
    • Sea State

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

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

      In south, moderate or poor. In north, good, occasionally poor.
  26. Malin

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 04:13 UTC

    Gale now ceased but westerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming northerly later, 5 to 7, but westerly gale 8 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  27. Hebrides

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 04:13 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northerly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

      North 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 backing northerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      North 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  29. Fair Isle

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 04:13 UTC

    Gale now ceased but northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  30. Faeroes

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 backing northerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 8 February 15:57 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 backing northerly and decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor, occasional light icing in north at first.