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All storm warnings currently in force

Issued: 1954 on Fri 27 Feb 2015

Storm warnings, issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

Shannon

Issued: 2000 on Fri 27 Feb 2015

At 271200UTC, low 60 north 31 west 966 expected 62 north 14 west 967 by 281200UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 100 and 200 miles of the centre in the southern quadrant until 280800UTC. Low 45 north 49 west 998 expected 54 north 17 west 975 by same time. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 in the northeast of East Central Section between 281200UTC and 281600UTC, in the far north of Shannon between 281400UTC and 281900UTC and in the south of Rockall between 281500UTC and 282000UTC. In addition, southerly or southwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in Norwegian Basin between 03 east and 08 east between 280300UTC and 281000UTC.

Rockall

Issued: 2000 on Fri 27 Feb 2015

At 271200UTC, low 60 north 31 west 966 expected 62 north 14 west 967 by 281200UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 100 and 200 miles of the centre in the southern quadrant until 280800UTC. Low 45 north 49 west 998 expected 54 north 17 west 975 by same time. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 in the northeast of East Central Section between 281200UTC and 281600UTC, in the far north of Shannon between 281400UTC and 281900UTC and in the south of Rockall between 281500UTC and 282000UTC. In addition, southerly or southwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in Norwegian Basin between 03 east and 08 east between 280300UTC and 281000UTC.

East Northern Section

Issued: 2000 on Fri 27 Feb 2015

At 271200UTC, low 60 north 31 west 966 expected 62 north 14 west 967 by 281200UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 100 and 200 miles of the centre in the southern quadrant until 280800UTC. Low 45 north 49 west 998 expected 54 north 17 west 975 by same time. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 in the northeast of East Central Section between 281200UTC and 281600UTC, in the far north of Shannon between 281400UTC and 281900UTC and in the south of Rockall between 281500UTC and 282000UTC. In addition, southerly or southwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in Norwegian Basin between 03 east and 08 east between 280300UTC and 281000UTC.

East Central Section

Issued: 2000 on Fri 27 Feb 2015

At 271200UTC, low 60 north 31 west 966 expected 62 north 14 west 967 by 281200UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 100 and 200 miles of the centre in the southern quadrant until 280800UTC. Low 45 north 49 west 998 expected 54 north 17 west 975 by same time. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 in the northeast of East Central Section between 281200UTC and 281600UTC, in the far north of Shannon between 281400UTC and 281900UTC and in the south of Rockall between 281500UTC and 282000UTC. In addition, southerly or southwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in Norwegian Basin between 03 east and 08 east between 280300UTC and 281000UTC.

Norwegian Basin

Issued: 2000 on Fri 27 Feb 2015

At 271200UTC, low 60 north 31 west 966 expected 62 north 14 west 967 by 281200UTC. Winds will reach storm force 10 between 100 and 200 miles of the centre in the southern quadrant until 280800UTC. Low 45 north 49 west 998 expected 54 north 17 west 975 by same time. Westerly winds will reach storm force 10 in the northeast of East Central Section between 281200UTC and 281600UTC, in the far north of Shannon between 281400UTC and 281900UTC and in the south of Rockall between 281500UTC and 282000UTC. In addition, southerly or southwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in Norwegian Basin between 03 east and 08 east between 280300UTC and 281000UTC.

High Seas overview

High seas forecasts are issued twice daily at 0930 and 2130 GMT and cover the next 24 hours and outlooks for the following 24 hours.

The part of the North Atlantic known as Metarea I is divided into twelve sea areas, six of which are also in the Shipping forecast.

The high seas forecast contains a general synopsis and sea-area forecasts containg forecast wind direction and force, weather and visibility for the next 24 hours with an outlook for the following 24 hours.

In the UK, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) is responsible for the provision of Maritime Safety Information (MSI) to ships at sea, which includes the broadcast of warnings and forecasts. The Met Office initiates warnings and prepares routine forecasts for dissemination on behalf of the MCA.

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