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Updated: 2001 UTC on Thu 17 Apr 2014

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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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The general synopsis at 2000 UTC Thu 17 Apr

At 171200 UTC, low 64 north 37 west 985 expected 72 north 18 west 972 by 181200 UTC. New low expected 66 north 36 west 973 by same time. Low 64 north 08 east 995 expected 56 north 13 east 1007 by that time. at 171200 UTC, low 39 north 28 west 1010 expected 38 north 29 west 1007 by 181200 UTC. New highs expected 54 north 06 west 1022 and 47 north 52 west 1042 by same time. High 49 north 30 west 1028 dissipating

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