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Coastal areas up to 60 nautical miles from Lerwick, Shetland

The coastal areas forecast for up to 60 nautical miles from Lerwick, Shetland. Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Valid from Thursday 23 October 2014 at 0001 UTC

Gale Warnings in operation for sea area Fair Isle: 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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