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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 1200 UTC

Gale Warnings in operation for sea area Fair Isle: Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

General Situation: Icelandic low will maintain the southwesterly flow. Associated troughs will affect Shetland Waters during the period.

Forecast

Valid :
Thursday 23 Oct 2014 at 1200 UTC until Friday 24 Oct 2014 at 0000 UTC
Wind :
Southwest 5 to 7.
Sea state :
Rough or very rough, but moderate in shelter east.
Weather :
Occasional showers.
Visibility :
Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook

Valid :
for 12 Hours from 0000 UTC on Friday 24 Oct until 1200 UTC on Friday 24 Oct
Wind :
Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
Sea state :
Rough or very rough, but moderate in shelter east.
Weather :
Occasional showers.
Visibility :
Good, occasionally moderate.

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