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Storm warnings

All storm warnings currently in force

Issued: 1951 on Thu 30 Oct 2014

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

Southeast Iceland

Issued: 2000 on Thu 30 Oct 2014

At 301200UTC, low 58 north 28 west 978 expected 58 north 24 west 973 by 311200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 south of 70 north in Denmark Strait from 310300UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 north of 60 north in both East Northern Section and West Northern Section throughout. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 south of 70 north in north Iceland from 311200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far west of Southeast Iceland until 311200UTC.

East Northern Section

Issued: 2000 on Thu 30 Oct 2014

At 301200UTC, low 58 north 28 west 978 expected 58 north 24 west 973 by 311200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 south of 70 north in Denmark Strait from 310300UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 north of 60 north in both East Northern Section and West Northern Section throughout. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 south of 70 north in north Iceland from 311200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far west of Southeast Iceland until 311200UTC.

West Northern Section

Issued: 2000 on Thu 30 Oct 2014

At 301200UTC, low 58 north 28 west 978 expected 58 north 24 west 973 by 311200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 south of 70 north in Denmark Strait from 310300UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 north of 60 north in both East Northern Section and West Northern Section throughout. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 south of 70 north in north Iceland from 311200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far west of Southeast Iceland until 311200UTC.

Denmark Strait

Issued: 2000 on Thu 30 Oct 2014

At 301200UTC, low 58 north 28 west 978 expected 58 north 24 west 973 by 311200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 south of 70 north in Denmark Strait from 310300UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 north of 60 north in both East Northern Section and West Northern Section throughout. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 south of 70 north in north Iceland from 311200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far west of Southeast Iceland until 311200UTC.

North Iceland

Issued: 2000 on Thu 30 Oct 2014

At 301200UTC, low 58 north 28 west 978 expected 58 north 24 west 973 by 311200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 south of 70 north in Denmark Strait from 310300UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 north of 60 north in both East Northern Section and West Northern Section throughout. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 south of 70 north in north Iceland from 311200UTC. Northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far west of Southeast Iceland until 311200UTC.

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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