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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: 1602 UTC on Tue 16 Sep 2014

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Forecast valid from 0001 UTC on Wed 17 Sep 2014

General Situation

High pressure over Scandinavia maintains the southeasterly flow, though slow moving frontal trough continues to lie over the south and west of Shetland.

Forecast

Valid Wednesday 17 Sep 2014 at 0000 UTC until Wednesday 17 Sep 2014 at 1200 UTC
Wind Southeast 4, occasionally 5 at first.
Sea state Moderate, but rough in south at first.
Weather Fair to the northeast. Rain or showers and fog patches in the south and west.
Visibility Good to the northeast. Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor, to the south and west.

Outlook

Valid for 12 Hours from 1200 UTC on Wednesday 17 Sep until 0000 UTC on Thursday 18 Sep
Wind Southeast 4.
Sea state Moderate.
Weather Fair to the northeast. Rain or showers and fog patches in the south and west.
Visibility Good to the northeast. Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor, to the south and west.


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