Met Office

Shipping forecast

The shipping forecast issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, on Monday 28 July 2014 at 0405 UTC

There are warnings of gales in Trafalgar, FitzRoy, Bailey.


The General synopsis at midnight

Atlantic low 994 moving steadily east-northeast, expected just south of Iceland 998 by midnight tonight. Low southwest Scotland 1014 losing its identity

The area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Viking, North Utsire, South Utsire, Northeast Forties

Westerly or northwesterly 4, occasionally 5 in South Utsire. Slight, occasionally moderate in South Utsire. Fog patches in Viking, thundery showers. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in Viking

Southwest Forties, Cromarty, Forth, Tyne, Dogger

Variable 4, occasionally southwest 5 later in Cromarty. Slight. Fair. Moderate or good

Fisher, North German Bight

Northerly or northwesterly 3 increasing 4 or 5. Slight, becoming slight or moderate. Fair. Moderate or good

South German Bight, Humber

Northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. Slight or moderate. Thundery showers. Moderate or good

Thames, Dover, East Wight

Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5 increasing 6 to gale 8. Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough. Rain or thundery showers. Good, occasionally poor

West Wight, Portland, Plymouth, Biscay

Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 except in southwest Biscay. Slight or moderate. Thundery showers. Moderate or good

Trafalgar (Issued 2315 UTC Sun 27 Jul)

Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming northerly 5 to 7 in north. Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough in north. Fog patches at first in east. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first in east

North FitzRoy, Sole, Lundy, Fastnet, Irish Sea

Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 except in west Sole and northern Irish Sea. Slight or moderate. Showers. Moderate or good

Shannon

West or northwest 4 or 5. Slight or moderate. Occasional rain later. Moderate or good

Rockall

Northwesterly, backing southwesterly for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 later in north. Slight or moderate, becoming rough or very rough in northwest. Rain for a time. Good, occasionally poor

Malin, Hebrides

Northwest backing west or southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in Hebrides. Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in northwest Hebrides. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor

Bailey

South or southwest 4 or 5 increasing 6 or 7, perhaps gale 8 later. Slight or moderate becoming rough or very rough. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor

Fair Isle

Westerly backing southwesterly 4, increasing 5 or 6 later in west. Slight, becoming moderate later in west. Fog patches, rain later. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

Faeroes, South-east Iceland

Variable 4 becoming southerly 5 or 6, then becoming cyclonic later in Southeast Iceland. Slight, becoming moderate or rough. Rain or showers, fog patches at first. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first


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