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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 Friday 18 April 2014 at 0600 UTC

Gale Warnings in operation for sea area Fair Isle: Nil

General Situation: A ridge of high pressure extending over Shetland waters will decline east on Friday as a frontal trough pushes in from the west.

Forecast

Valid :
Friday 18 Apr 2014 at 0600 UTC until Friday 18 Apr 2014 at 1800 UTC
Wind :
Northwesterly 3 or 4 backing southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in northwest.
Sea state :
Moderate, becoming rough in west.
Weather :
Rain later.
Visibility :
Good, occasionally moderate later.

Outlook

Valid :
for 12 Hours from 1800 UTC on Friday 18 Apr until 0600 UTC on Saturday 19 Apr
Wind :
Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in northwest.
Sea state :
Moderate or rough. .
Weather :
Occasional rain.
Visibility :
Moderate or good.

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