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Storm warnings

All storm warnings currently in force

Issued: 1954 on Thu 05 Mar 2015

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

East Northern Section

Issued: 2000 on Thu 05 Mar 2015

At 051200UTC, low 54 north 44 west 971 expected 62 north 34 west 938 by 061200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times throughout in East Northern Section, West Northern Section, the far north of both East Central Section and West Central Section, and after 060600UTC in the southwest of Denmark Strait. Winds will reach violent storm force 11 at times throughout in West Northern Section. Winds May reach storm force 10 after 060900UTC in Rockall and Bailey, after 061500UTC in Faeroes, and after 061800UTC in the east of Norwegian Basin.

West Northern Section

Issued: 2000 on Thu 05 Mar 2015

At 051200UTC, low 54 north 44 west 971 expected 62 north 34 west 938 by 061200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times throughout in East Northern Section, West Northern Section, the far north of both East Central Section and West Central Section, and after 060600UTC in the southwest of Denmark Strait. Winds will reach violent storm force 11 at times throughout in West Northern Section. Winds May reach storm force 10 after 060900UTC in Rockall and Bailey, after 061500UTC in Faeroes, and after 061800UTC in the east of Norwegian Basin.

East Central Section

Issued: 2000 on Thu 05 Mar 2015

At 051200UTC, low 54 north 44 west 971 expected 62 north 34 west 938 by 061200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times throughout in East Northern Section, West Northern Section, the far north of both East Central Section and West Central Section, and after 060600UTC in the southwest of Denmark Strait. Winds will reach violent storm force 11 at times throughout in West Northern Section. Winds May reach storm force 10 after 060900UTC in Rockall and Bailey, after 061500UTC in Faeroes, and after 061800UTC in the east of Norwegian Basin.

West Central Section

Issued: 2000 on Thu 05 Mar 2015

At 051200UTC, low 54 north 44 west 971 expected 62 north 34 west 938 by 061200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times throughout in East Northern Section, West Northern Section, the far north of both East Central Section and West Central Section, and after 060600UTC in the southwest of Denmark Strait. Winds will reach violent storm force 11 at times throughout in West Northern Section. Winds May reach storm force 10 after 060900UTC in Rockall and Bailey, after 061500UTC in Faeroes, and after 061800UTC in the east of Norwegian Basin.

Denmark Strait

Issued: 2000 on Thu 05 Mar 2015

At 051200UTC, low 54 north 44 west 971 expected 62 north 34 west 938 by 061200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times throughout in East Northern Section, West Northern Section, the far north of both East Central Section and West Central Section, and after 060600UTC in the southwest of Denmark Strait. Winds will reach violent storm force 11 at times throughout in West Northern Section. Winds May reach storm force 10 after 060900UTC in Rockall and Bailey, after 061500UTC in Faeroes, and after 061800UTC in the east of Norwegian Basin.

Norwegian Basin

Issued: 2000 on Thu 05 Mar 2015

At 051200UTC, low 54 north 44 west 971 expected 62 north 34 west 938 by 061200UTC. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 at times throughout in East Northern Section, West Northern Section, the far north of both East Central Section and West Central Section, and after 060600UTC in the southwest of Denmark Strait. Winds will reach violent storm force 11 at times throughout in West Northern Section. Winds May reach storm force 10 after 060900UTC in Rockall and Bailey, after 061500UTC in Faeroes, and after 061800UTC in the east of Norwegian Basin.

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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