Shipping Forecast

Valid

From: Mon 15th Aug at 18:00 UTC

To: Tue 16th Aug at 18:00 UTC

Summary at midday

Low west Sole 1002 expected north Biscay 1007 by midday tomorrow. Low eastern England 1002 expected South Utsire 1004 by same time

Issued at: 16:25 UTC on 15th Aug

Regions

Wind

Variable 4, becoming north 5 to 7.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.

Weather

Thundery showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate, occasionally very poor.

North Utsire

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Wind

Variable 4, becoming northerly 5 to 7 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

South Utsire

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Wind

Easterly or southeasterly, becoming cyclonic later, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Cyclonic 3 to 5, becoming north 5 to 7 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.

Weather

Thundery showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate, occasionally very poor.

Cromarty

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Wind

North or northeast 3 to 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate, then moderate or rough later.

Weather

Thundery showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate, occasionally very poor.

Wind

North or northeast 3 to 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate, then moderate or rough later.

Weather

Thundery showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate, occasionally very poor.

Wind

North or northeast 3 to 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate, then moderate or rough later.

Weather

Thundery showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate, occasionally very poor.

Wind

Cyclonic 3 to 5, increasing 6 later in northwest.

Sea State

Slight, becoming moderate or rough later in northwest.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

East, veering southwest later, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

German Bight

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Wind

Cyclonic becoming southwest, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Cyclonic 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Thundery showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate, occasionally very poor.

Wind

Southwest becoming cyclonic, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Southwest becoming cyclonic, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Southwest becoming cyclonic, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Portland

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Wind

Southwest becoming cyclonic, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Plymouth

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Wind

Southwest becoming cyclonic, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 later.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, but slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Cyclonic 4 to 6, occasionally 7 later in south.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Trafalgar

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Wind

Northerly or northwesterly 3 to 5, occasionally 6 later in southeast.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Rain later in northwest.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later in northwest.

Gale warning issued

Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Issued at: 03:48 UTC on 15th Aug

Wind

Cyclonic until later in east, otherwise northerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west.

Sea State

Slight or moderate at first in east, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Gale warning issued

Northerly gale force 8 expected soon

Issued at: 03:48 UTC on 15th Aug

Wind

Cyclonic until later in east, otherwise northerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west.

Sea State

Slight or moderate at first in east, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Cyclonic 2 to 4, becoming northerly 4 to 6.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Cyclonic 2 to 4, becoming northerly 4 to 6.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate, occasionally rough in southwest.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Irish Sea

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Wind

Cyclonic 2 to 4, becoming northerly 5 to 7.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Gale warning issued

Northerly gale force 8 expected soon

Issued at: 03:48 UTC on 15th Aug

Wind

North 6 to gale 8.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in south.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Moderate or good.

Wind

North 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough in far south.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

North 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.

Weather

Occasional rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor at first.

Hebrides

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Wind

North 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor at first.

Wind

Cyclonic 3 to 5.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally slight.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Fair Isle

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Wind

North 3 to 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally slight at first.

Weather

Occasional rain or showers.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

Wind

North 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Southeast Iceland

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Wind

Cyclonic 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

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