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Storm warnings

All storm warnings currently in force

Issued: 1953 on Fri 30 Jan 2015

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

Bailey

Issued: 2000 on Fri 30 Jan 2015

At 301200UTC, low 62 north 04 east 959 expected 57 north 01 west 974 by 311200UTC. Northerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Bailey and the east of Southeast Iceland until 302300UTC, in the far southeast of north Iceland until 311200UTC and in Faeroes and the far west of Norwegian Basin until 311800UTC.

Faeroes

Issued: 2000 on Fri 30 Jan 2015

At 301200UTC, low 62 north 04 east 959 expected 57 north 01 west 974 by 311200UTC. Northerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Bailey and the east of Southeast Iceland until 302300UTC, in the far southeast of north Iceland until 311200UTC and in Faeroes and the far west of Norwegian Basin until 311800UTC.

Southeast Iceland

Issued: 2000 on Fri 30 Jan 2015

At 301200UTC, low 62 north 04 east 959 expected 57 north 01 west 974 by 311200UTC. Northerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Bailey and the east of Southeast Iceland until 302300UTC, in the far southeast of north Iceland until 311200UTC and in Faeroes and the far west of Norwegian Basin until 311800UTC.

North Iceland

Issued: 2000 on Fri 30 Jan 2015

At 301200UTC, low 62 north 04 east 959 expected 57 north 01 west 974 by 311200UTC. Northerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Bailey and the east of Southeast Iceland until 302300UTC, in the far southeast of north Iceland until 311200UTC and in Faeroes and the far west of Norwegian Basin until 311800UTC.

Norwegian Basin

Issued: 2000 on Fri 30 Jan 2015

At 301200UTC, low 62 north 04 east 959 expected 57 north 01 west 974 by 311200UTC. Northerly winds are expected to reach storm force 10 in the east of Bailey and the east of Southeast Iceland until 302300UTC, in the far southeast of north Iceland until 311200UTC and in Faeroes and the far west of Norwegian Basin until 311800UTC.

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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