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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 01 August 2014 at 0001 UTC

Gale Warnings in operation for sea area Fair Isle: Nil

General Situation: Low to the west of Scotland tracking east across the mainland, then turning north across Shetland waters later Friday.

Forecast

Valid :
Friday 01 Aug 2014 at 0000 UTC until Friday 01 Aug 2014 at 1200 UTC
Wind :
Northerly, veering northeasterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in south.
Sea state :
Moderate occasionally rough.
Weather :
Fair.
Visibility :
Good.

Outlook

Valid :
for 12 Hours from 1200 UTC on Friday 01 Aug until 0000 UTC on Saturday 02 Aug
Wind :
Northeasterly, becoming cyclonic, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in the north.
Sea state :
Moderate occasionally rough.
Weather :
Fair then thundery rain.
Visibility :
Good becoming moderate occasionally poor.

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