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Issued: 1945 on Sun 25 Jan 2015

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

Bailey

Issued: 2000 on Sun 25 Jan 2015

At 251200UTC, low 68 north 11 west 965 expected 71 north 01 west 954 by 261200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 between 30 and 150 miles of the centre in the northwestern quadrant until 260900UTC, and storm force 10 between 20 and 180 miles of the centre in the western and southwestern quadrants from 252100UTC until 261500UTC. Southerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Norwegian Basin until 252300UTC. Low 66 north 23 west 963 losing its identity by same time. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the northeast of West Northern Section until 260000UTC, in the north of East Northern Section throughout, in Southeast Iceland until 260000UTC and in north Bailey until 252100UTC. Northerly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Denmark Strait until 252100UTC.

Southeast Iceland

Issued: 2000 on Sun 25 Jan 2015

At 251200UTC, low 68 north 11 west 965 expected 71 north 01 west 954 by 261200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 between 30 and 150 miles of the centre in the northwestern quadrant until 260900UTC, and storm force 10 between 20 and 180 miles of the centre in the western and southwestern quadrants from 252100UTC until 261500UTC. Southerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Norwegian Basin until 252300UTC. Low 66 north 23 west 963 losing its identity by same time. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the northeast of West Northern Section until 260000UTC, in the north of East Northern Section throughout, in Southeast Iceland until 260000UTC and in north Bailey until 252100UTC. Northerly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Denmark Strait until 252100UTC.

East Northern Section

Issued: 2000 on Sun 25 Jan 2015

At 251200UTC, low 68 north 11 west 965 expected 71 north 01 west 954 by 261200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 between 30 and 150 miles of the centre in the northwestern quadrant until 260900UTC, and storm force 10 between 20 and 180 miles of the centre in the western and southwestern quadrants from 252100UTC until 261500UTC. Southerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Norwegian Basin until 252300UTC. Low 66 north 23 west 963 losing its identity by same time. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the northeast of West Northern Section until 260000UTC, in the north of East Northern Section throughout, in Southeast Iceland until 260000UTC and in north Bailey until 252100UTC. Northerly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Denmark Strait until 252100UTC.

West Northern Section

Issued: 2000 on Sun 25 Jan 2015

At 251200UTC, low 68 north 11 west 965 expected 71 north 01 west 954 by 261200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 between 30 and 150 miles of the centre in the northwestern quadrant until 260900UTC, and storm force 10 between 20 and 180 miles of the centre in the western and southwestern quadrants from 252100UTC until 261500UTC. Southerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Norwegian Basin until 252300UTC. Low 66 north 23 west 963 losing its identity by same time. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the northeast of West Northern Section until 260000UTC, in the north of East Northern Section throughout, in Southeast Iceland until 260000UTC and in north Bailey until 252100UTC. Northerly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Denmark Strait until 252100UTC.

Denmark Strait

Issued: 2000 on Sun 25 Jan 2015

At 251200UTC, low 68 north 11 west 965 expected 71 north 01 west 954 by 261200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 between 30 and 150 miles of the centre in the northwestern quadrant until 260900UTC, and storm force 10 between 20 and 180 miles of the centre in the western and southwestern quadrants from 252100UTC until 261500UTC. Southerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Norwegian Basin until 252300UTC. Low 66 north 23 west 963 losing its identity by same time. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the northeast of West Northern Section until 260000UTC, in the north of East Northern Section throughout, in Southeast Iceland until 260000UTC and in north Bailey until 252100UTC. Northerly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Denmark Strait until 252100UTC.

North Iceland

Issued: 2000 on Sun 25 Jan 2015

At 251200UTC, low 68 north 11 west 965 expected 71 north 01 west 954 by 261200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 between 30 and 150 miles of the centre in the northwestern quadrant until 260900UTC, and storm force 10 between 20 and 180 miles of the centre in the western and southwestern quadrants from 252100UTC until 261500UTC. Southerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Norwegian Basin until 252300UTC. Low 66 north 23 west 963 losing its identity by same time. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the northeast of West Northern Section until 260000UTC, in the north of East Northern Section throughout, in Southeast Iceland until 260000UTC and in north Bailey until 252100UTC. Northerly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Denmark Strait until 252100UTC.

Norwegian Basin

Issued: 2000 on Sun 25 Jan 2015

At 251200UTC, low 68 north 11 west 965 expected 71 north 01 west 954 by 261200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 between 30 and 150 miles of the centre in the northwestern quadrant until 260900UTC, and storm force 10 between 20 and 180 miles of the centre in the western and southwestern quadrants from 252100UTC until 261500UTC. Southerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Norwegian Basin until 252300UTC. Low 66 north 23 west 963 losing its identity by same time. Westerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the northeast of West Northern Section until 260000UTC, in the north of East Northern Section throughout, in Southeast Iceland until 260000UTC and in north Bailey until 252100UTC. Northerly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 at times in Denmark Strait until 252100UTC.

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.

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