Shipping Forecast

Valid

From: Thu 22nd Oct at 00:00 UTC

To: Fri 23rd Oct at 00:00 UTC

Summary at 1800

Low Malin 990 expected Norway 994 by 1800 Thursday. Low German Bight 989 expected finland 990 by same time. Low Fitzroy 1000 slow-moving, filling 1008 by that time

Issued at: 23:15 UTC on 21st Oct

Regions

Wind

Northeast backing northwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

North Utsire

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Wind

Cyclonic 3 to 5, becoming northwesterly 5 or 6 later.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough later.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

South Utsire

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Wind

Cyclonic 3 to 5, becoming northwesterly 5 or 6 later.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough later.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Cyclonic becoming northwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain, fog patches at first.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

Cromarty

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Wind

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

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

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

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Wind

Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 4 or 5 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Gale warning issued

Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Issued at: 21:48 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

Southwest 6 to gale 8, veering west 4 to 6 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Gale warning issued

Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

Issued at: 21:48 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

Southwest 6 to gale 8, veering west 4 to 6 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

German Bight

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Gale warning issued

Southwesterly severe gale force 9 now decreased gale force 8

Issued at: 21:48 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

Southwest 6 to gale 8, veering west 4 to 6 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Gale warning issued

Southwesterly severe gale force 9 now decreased gale force 8

Issued at: 21:48 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

Southwest 6 to gale 8, veering west 4 to 6 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Gale warning issued

Southwesterly severe gale force 9 now decreased gale force 8

Issued at: 18:55 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

Southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 later.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough at first.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Southwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough at first, becoming mainly slight later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Southwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough at first, becoming mainly slight later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Portland

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Wind

Southwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough at first, becoming mainly slight later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Plymouth

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Wind

Southwest becoming cyclonic 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Wind

Southwest becoming cyclonic 3 to 5.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough at first.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Trafalgar

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Wind

Southwest veering northwest 4 to 6.

Sea State

Rough or very rough, but moderate or rough in far southeast.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Gale warning issued

Northerly gale force 8 continuing

Issued at: 09:52 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in west.

Sea State

Rough or very rough.

Weather

Thundery showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Wind

In west, northerly 4 to 6, backing westerly 5 to 7 later. In east, cyclonic 3 to 5, becoming southwesterly 4 to 6 later.

Sea State

In west, moderate or rough. in east, moderate, occasionally rough at first.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Cyclonic 3 to 5, becoming southwesterly 4 to 6 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Wind

Cyclonic 3 to 5, becoming southwesterly 4 to 6 later.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough at first.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Irish Sea

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Wind

West 5 to 7, backing southwest 4 or 5 later.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough in north, becoming slight later.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Gale warning issued

Southwesterly gale force 8 expected later

Issued at: 21:48 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

North 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Gale warning issued

Gale now ceased but southerly gale force 8 expected later

Issued at: 15:46 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

North 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Gale warning issued

Northerly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 soon

Issued at: 15:46 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

North 6 to gale 8, becoming variable 3 or 4, then south 5 to 7 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first.

Weather

Rain or showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Hebrides

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Wind

North 6 to gale 8, becoming variable 3 or 4, then south 5 to 7 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain or showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Gale warning issued

Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

Issued at: 15:46 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 6 to gale 8.

Sea State

Moderate, becoming rough or very rough.

Weather

Rain at times.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Fair Isle

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Wind

Northeast 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.

Sea State

Rough becoming moderate.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Wind

Northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southeast 5 to 7 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Southeast Iceland

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Gale warning issued

Southeasterly gale force 8 expected later

Issued at: 21:48 UTC on 21st Oct

Wind

Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.

Sea State

Moderate, becoming rough or very rough later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

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