Shipping Forecast

Valid

From: Sun 1st Aug at 12:00 UTC

To: Mon 2nd Aug at 12:00 UTC

Summary at 0600

Low eastern Skagerrak 994 expected southern Sweden 1000 by 0600 tomorrow. Low Fitzroy 1015 moving slowly southeast and losing its identity

Issued at: 10:30 UTC on 1st Aug

Regions

Gale warning issued

Northerly gale force 8 continuing

Issued at: 09:51 UTC on 1st Aug

Wind

Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in east, decreasing 4 at times later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming moderate later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

North Utsire

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Gale warning issued

Northwesterly gale force 8 continuing

Issued at: 03:39 UTC on 1st Aug

Wind

Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming moderate later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

South Utsire

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Gale warning issued

Northwesterly gale force 8 continuing

Issued at: 03:39 UTC on 1st Aug

Wind

Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming moderate later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming moderate later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Cromarty

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Wind

North or northwest 3 to 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.

Sea State

Moderate in east, slight or moderate in west.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

North or northwest 3 to 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.

Sea State

Moderate in east, slight or moderate in west.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

North or northwest 3 to 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.

Sea State

Moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 later in west.

Sea State

Moderate, becoming rough for a time in northeast.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

German Bight

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Wind

Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough in north.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

North or northwest 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Variable mainly north 2 to 4.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in far north.

Weather

Showers, thundery at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Wind

West or southwest becoming variable, 2 to 4.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Showers, perhaps thundery.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Wind

West or southwest becoming variable, 2 to 4.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Showers, perhaps thundery.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Portland

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Wind

West or southwest becoming variable, 2 to 4.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Showers, perhaps thundery.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Plymouth

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Wind

West or northwest, backing southwest at times, 2 to 4.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

West or northwest 2 to 4.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Trafalgar

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Wind

North or northwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough at first and slight in east.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Wind

Cyclonic becoming mainly northerly, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 in south.

Sea State

Moderate, becoming slight in east.

Weather

Rain and fog patches for a time in south, otherwise showers.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally very poor for a time in south.

Wind

North or northwest 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

North or northwest 3 to 5, occasionally variable 2 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

North or northwest 3 to 5, occasionally variable 2 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Irish Sea

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Wind

North or northeast backing north or northwest, 2 to 4.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

North 3 to 5 backing west or northwest 2 to 4.

Sea State

Slight or moderate in east, moderate throughout in west.

Weather

Rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

Wind

Northerly or northwesterly, becoming variable later, 2 to 4.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Fair then rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor later.

Wind

Northerly or northwesterly 2 to 4, occasionally 5 at first in southeast, then becoming variable later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.

Weather

Fair then rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor later.

Hebrides

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Wind

Northerly or northwesterly, becoming variable later, 2 to 4.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Fair then rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor later.

Wind

Variable 2 to 4.

Sea State

Moderate, becoming slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Fair Isle

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Wind

Northerly backing northwesterly 3 to 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, decreasing 2 at times later in west.

Sea State

Rough at first in far east, otherwise slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Moderate or good.

Southeast Iceland

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Wind

Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.

Weather

Showers, fog patches.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

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