Shipping Forecast

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From: Thu 18th Aug at 12:00 UTC

To: Fri 19th Aug at 12:00 UTC

Summary at 0600

Atlantic low 979 expected Southeast Iceland 981 by 0600 tomorrow

Issued at: 10:30 UTC on 18th Aug

Regions

Wind

South 4 or 5, increasing 5 to 7, veering southwest 5 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

North Utsire

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Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Moderate or good.

South Utsire

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Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Moderate or good.

Wind

South veering southwest, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Cromarty

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Wind

South veering southwest, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

South veering southwest, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

South veering southwest, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

South veering southwest, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming south 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

German Bight

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Wind

Northwesterly 5 at first, otherwise variable 2 to 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 3 to 5 for a time.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 3 to 5 for a time.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 3 to 5 for a time.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming west or southwest, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4, becoming west or southwest, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Portland

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Wind

West or southwest, veering northwest later, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight at first, otherwise slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Plymouth

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Wind

West or southwest, veering northwest later, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Wind

Northwest 4 to 6, becoming variable 2 to 4 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Trafalgar

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Wind

Northerly or northeasterly 3 to 5, occasionally 6 in west.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Mainly good.

Wind

In south, northerly 4 to 6 in far south, otherwise variable 2 to 4. In north, westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly, 3 to 5.

Sea State

In south, moderate or rough in far south, otherwise slight or moderate. in north, moderate, becoming moderate or rough.

Weather

In south, showers. In north, occasional rain.

Visibility

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

Wind

Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly, 3 to 5.

Sea State

Moderate, becoming moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in west.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

West or southwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain, fog patches at first.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor, but very poor at first.

Wind

West or southwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Irish Sea

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Wind

West or southwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Wind

West 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming very rough.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good, becoming moderate.

Gale warning issued

Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

Issued at: 22:29 UTC on 17th Aug

Wind

Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.

Sea State

Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high for a time.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Moderate, occasionally poor.

Wind

Southwest 5 to 7.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.

Weather

Showers, perhaps thundery.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Hebrides

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Gale warning issued

Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

Issued at: 03:53 UTC on 18th Aug

Wind

Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough, occasionally high later.

Weather

Showers, perhaps thundery.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Gale warning issued

Gale now ceased. southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

Issued at: 22:29 UTC on 17th Aug

Wind

South veering southwest, 6 to gale 8.

Sea State

Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high for a time.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Moderate or poor.

Fair Isle

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Wind

South veering southwest 5 to 7.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Wind

South veering southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Southeast Iceland

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Wind

Southeasterly becoming cyclonic, 4 to 6.

Sea State

Rough or very rough.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Moderate, occasionally poor.

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