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Coastal areas up to 60 nautical miles from Lerwick, Shetland

Gale warnings for sea area Fair Isle

• Gale warnings have been issued for sea area Fair Isle
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Updated: 2241 UTC on Wed 22 Oct 2014

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Forecast valid from 0001 UTC on Thu 23 Oct 2014

Southwesterly gale force 8 continuing

General Situation

Icelandic low extends trough over Shetland Waters.

Forecast

Valid Thursday 23 Oct 2014 at 0000 UTC until Thursday 23 Oct 2014 at 1200 UTC
Wind Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
Sea state Rough or very rough.
Weather Rain or showers.
Visibility Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Outlook

Valid for 12 Hours from 1200 UTC on Thursday 23 Oct until 0000 UTC on Friday 24 Oct
Wind Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
Sea state Rough or very rough.
Weather Rain or showers.
Visibility Moderate or good, occasionally poor.


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