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Mapping images supplied by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

The general synopsis at midday

Low Bailey 1001 expected Faeroes 998 by midday tomorrow. Low 300 miles west of Trafalgar 1001 expected Fitzroy 1006 by same time. New low expected Biscay 1009 by that time. Low Fair Isle 1002 moving away northwards

Issued 17 June 15:25 UTC by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  1. Viking

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  2. North Utsire

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  3. South Utsire

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  4. Forties

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  5. Cromarty

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  6. Forth

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  7. Tyne

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  8. Dogger

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  9. Fisher

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    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  10. German Bight

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  11. Humber

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    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  12. Thames

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    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.
  13. Dover

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    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  14. Wight

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    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  15. Portland

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  16. Plymouth

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.
  17. Biscay

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    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  18. Trafalgar

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    • Wind

      In southeast, variable becoming west later, 3 or 4. In northwest, variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      In southeast, slight or moderate. in northwest, slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      In southeast, fair. In northwest, fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, good. In northwest, moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  19. FitzRoy

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    • Wind

      In northeast, cyclonic 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times. In southwest, southeasterly becoming cyclonic, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      In northeast, slight or moderate. in southwest, moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      In northeast, fair, then rain or showers. In southwest, rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      In northeast, good, occasionally poor. In southwest, moderate or good, occasionally poor.
  20. Sole

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  21. Lundy

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  22. Fastnet

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  23. Irish Sea

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    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  24. Shannon

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    • Wind

      In south, variable 3 or 4. In north, westerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      In south, moderate, becoming slight. in north, moderate.
    • Weather

      In south, fair. In north, showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.
  25. Rockall

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    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.
  26. Malin

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    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate, occasionally rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.
  27. Hebrides

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    • Wind

      In southeast, southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time. In northwest, cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      In southeast, slight or moderate, becoming moderate, occasionally rough for a time. in northwest, slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      In southeast, good, occasionally moderate. In northwest, good, occasionally poor.
  28. Bailey

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  29. Fair Isle

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    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.
  30. Faeroes

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    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
  31. Southeast Iceland

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    • Wind

      Variable 4 until later in far southeast, otherwise northeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in southwest.
    • Weather

      Rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.