Met Office

Shipping forecast

The shipping forecast issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, on Wednesday 03 September 2014 at 0405 UTC

There are warnings of gales in South-east Iceland.


The General synopsis at midnight

Low Fitzroy 1012 slow-moving, deepening 1011 by midnight tonight. High latvia 1029 slow-moving, intensifying 1031 by same time

The area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Viking, North Utsire

Southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north. Slight or moderate. Drizzle at times. Good, occasionally poor

South Utsire

Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4. Slight. Fair. Good, occasionally moderate

Forties, Cromarty, Forth, Tyne, Dogger

South or southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 except in Tyne and Dogger. Slight, occasionally moderate except in Tyne and Dogger. Drizzle at times, fog patches developing. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

Fisher, German Bight

East or southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in German Bight. Slight, occasionally moderate in German Bight. Fair. Good, occasionally poor

Humber, Thames

East or northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times. Slight, occasionally moderate. Mainly fair. Good, occasionally poor

Dover, Wight

East or northeast 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time. Slight or moderate. Fair. Good, occasionally poor

Portland, Plymouth

East or northeast 4 or 5. Slight or moderate. Fog patches. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

Biscay

Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 later in southwest. Moderate or rough, becoming moderate. Showers. Good, occasionally poor in north

Trafalgar (Issued 2315 UTC Tue 02 Sep)

Variable mainly westerly 3 or 4, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5 later in southeast. Moderate. Showers. Moderate or good

Northeast FitzRoy

Easterly 5 or 6 veering southeasterly 4 or 5. Moderate or rough, becoming moderate. Thundery showers. Good, occasionally poor

Sole, Lundy, Fastnet, Irish Sea, Shannon

East or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times. Moderate in Sole and Shannon, otherwise slight or moderate. Showers in Sole and Shannon, otherwise fair. Moderate or good, occasionally poor later

Rockall, Malin, Hebrides

South or southwest, backing southeast in Malin, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in Rockall and Hebrides. Rough at first in northwest Rockall and northwest Hebrides, otherwise moderate. Rain at times except in Malin. Good, occasionally poor

Bailey

Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, but mainly 4 in northwest. Rough becoming moderate. Rain. Moderate or good, occasionally poor

Fair Isle

Southwesterly backing southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in west. Moderate or rough at first in west, otherwise slight or moderate. Drizzle at times. Moderate or good

Faeroes

Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later. Rough becoming moderate. Rain at times. Good, occasionally poor

South-east Iceland

Southwesterly 6 to gale 8 becoming variable 3 or 4. Rough becoming moderate. Showers. Good, occasionally poor


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