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Sole Shannon Rockall Bailey Faeroes South-east Iceland East Northern Section West Northern Section East Central Section West Central Section Denmark Strait North Iceland Norwegian Basin Show all regions and types

Updated: 0801 UTC on Wed 16 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 0800 UTC Wed 16 Apr

At 160000 UTC, developing low near 65 north 39 west expected 63 north 11 west 998 by 170000 UTC. New lows expected 61 north 56 west 971 and 39 north 26 west 1010 by same time. Low 74 north 08 west 985 expected 78 north 22 east 970 by that time. at 160000 UTC, high 53 north 02 east 1031 expected 51 north 14 east 1030 by 170000 UTC. High 38 north 51 west 1034 expected 40 north 50 west 1035 by same time. Lows 68 north 28 west 987 and 44 north 24 west 1009 both losing their identities



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