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Coastal areas up to 60 nautical miles from Lerwick, Shetland

Gale warnings for sea area Fair Isle

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Updated: 2224 UTC on Thu 24 Jul 2014

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Forecast valid from 0600 UTC on Fri 25 Jul 2014

General Situation

A ridge of high pressure will cover Shetland on Friday, declining on Saturday as a depression develops to the northwest of Scotland.

Forecast

Valid Friday 25 Jul 2014 at 0600 UTC until Friday 25 Jul 2014 at 1800 UTC
Wind Variable 3 becoming southeast 3 or 4.
Sea state Smooth or slight.
Weather Areas of fog, mainly in east.
Visibility Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Outlook

Valid for 12 Hours from 1800 UTC on Friday 25 Jul until 0600 UTC on Saturday 26 Jul
Wind Southeast 3 or 4.
Sea state Smooth or slight.
Weather Areas of fog, mainly in east.
Visibility Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.


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