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The general synopsis at 0600

Low Humber 976 expected northeast poland 987 by 0600 tomorrow. New lows expected Fair Isle 986 and Southeast Iceland 987 by same time

Issued 18 January 11:30 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, but southerly 6 or 7 later in far east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly southerly, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly southerly, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in north.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  10. German Bight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 10:00 UTC

    Northwesterly violent storm force 11 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 7 to severe gale 9 backing west 5 or 6, occasionally 4.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good occasionally poor.
  11. Humber

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 10:00 UTC

    Northwesterly violent storm force 11 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 7 to severe gale 9 backing west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good occasionally poor.
  12. Thames

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 10:00 UTC

    Violent storm force 11 now veered northwesterly decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      North or northwest 7 to severe gale 9 backing west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good occasionally poor.
  13. Dover

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 10:00 UTC

    Storm force 10 now veered westerly, decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  14. Wight

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 10:00 UTC

    Westerly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  15. Portland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 10:00 UTC

    Westerly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  16. Plymouth

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 10:00 UTC

    Westerly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      High, becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  21. Lundy

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 03:44 UTC

    Westerly storm force 10 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  22. Fastnet

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 03:44 UTC

    Westerly storm force 10 decreasing gale force 8 imminent

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  24. Shannon

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 17 January 21:42 UTC

    Severe gale force 9 now veered northwesterly and decreased gale force 8

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 10:00 UTC

    Northwesterly gale force 8 increasing severe gale force 9 later

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    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  26. Malin

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 18 January 10:00 UTC

    Westerly gale force 8 later

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    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6 backing west 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, occasionally high later.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly northwesterly, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly northwesterly, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly northwesterly, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly northwesterly, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly northwesterly, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor.