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The general synopsis at midnight

High German Bight 1023 expected Denmark 1024 by midnight tonight. Low 200 miles west of Shannon 989 expected 400 miles west of Rockall 993 by same time

Issued 30 June 04:05 UTC

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain then mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

      Variable, becoming southeasterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      Variable, becoming southeasterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

      Variable, becoming southeasterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or less, increasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or less, increasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or less, increasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or less, increasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      West 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  25. Rockall

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 June 15:45 UTC

    Southerly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      South 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      East, veering south, 5 to 7, then decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  28. Bailey

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 June 21:55 UTC

    Easterly gale force 8 expected soon

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    • Wind

      East, veering south, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, then decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain then fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

    Gale Warning: Gale warning issued 29 June 15:45 UTC

    Northeasterly gale force 8 expected later

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.