At 191200UTC, low 44 north 55 west 1013 expected 50 north 47 west 981 by 201200UTC. Southeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times after 201000UTC in the west of West Central Section
At 191200UTC, low 44 north 55 west 1013 expected 50 north 47 west 981 by 201200UTC. Low 66 north 33 west 995 expected 67 north 28 west 999 by same time. New low expected 63 north 05 west 1017 by that time. at 191200UTC, high 48 north 42 west 1031 expected 55 north 24 west 1022 by 201200UTC. Highs 58 north 08 east 1026 and 73 north 20 west 1008 dissipating
Easterly backing northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6. Moderate becoming rough Showers. Moderate or good
Southeast backing northeast later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later. Rough Occasional rain. Good, occasionally moderate
Northeasterly 5 or 6 in northwest, otherwise variable 3 or 4. Rough, but very rough at first in northwest Occasional rain. Moderate or good
In southeast, northeasterly 5 or 6. in northwest, southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 at times. In southeast, very rough becoming rough. in northwest, very rough becoming rough In southeast, occasional rain. in northwest, showers. In southeast, moderate or good. in northwest, good
Northerly becoming cyclonic for a time in east, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first. Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first Occasional rain. Moderate or good
Southwesterly 5 to 7. Very rough becoming rough Wintry showers. Mainly good
East Northern Section
Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 4 at times later in south. Very rough or high, becoming rough later except near Iceland coast. Snow or wintry showers. Moderate or poor.
In far southeast
Northeasterly 5 to 7. Very rough becoming rough later. Occasional rain, mainly fair later. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
In rest of area
Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeasterly 5 or 6 later in far southwest. Very rough becoming rough later. Showers, wintry in northwest. Moderate or good.
West Northern Section
In far northwest
Variable 3 or 4. Moderate, occasionally rough. Snow showers. Moderate or good.
In rest of area
Southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing easterly or southeasterly 6 to gale 8 later in south. Very rough, occasionally high, becoming moderate or rough later. Squally wintry showers, occasional rain or sleet later in south. Moderate or good, occasionally poor. Light to moderate icing in the far west at first.
East Central Section
Northerly or northeasterly veering easterly or southeasterly later 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time in northwest. Very rough becoming rough. Occasional rain, becoming mainly fair later. Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.
Variable 3 or 4 in southeast at first, otherwise northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, but 5 to 7 until later in northwest. Rough. Occasional rain, then showers. Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.
West Central Section
Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming easterly or southeasterly 7 to severe gale 9 later, then increasing storm 10 at times in west. Rough, becoming very rough or high later in west. Mainly fair, then rain except in far east. Good, becoming moderate or poor except in far east.
Northeasterly 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming southerly or southeasterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 later in west. Rough or very rough, occasionally high later in northwest. Mainly fair, then rain except in far east. Good, becoming moderate or poor except in far east.
Mainly southwesterly 5 to 7, but becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 at times in west. Rough or very rough. Occasional snow. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor. Occasional light to moderate icing near ice edge with temperatures ms02 to ms04.
Variable 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south. Moderate or rough. Snow showers, then occasional snow later. Good, occasionally poor, becoming moderate, occasionally very poor later.
Southwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times, becoming variable 3 or 4 at times in far southeast. Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in far south. Wintry showers. Good, occasionally poor.
Variable 3 or 4 at first in northwest, otherwise cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far east. Rough. Mainly fair in far southeast, otherwise occasional rain, becoming fair later in far northwest. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
Outlook for following 24 hours
From Sun 20 Apr 2014
Storms expected in West Central Section, with severe gales in West Northern Section. Gales expected in both eastern sections, Denmark Strait and north Iceland.
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