High seas storm warning - issued: 20:00 on Mon 22 Jan 2018 UTC
At 221200UTC, low 57 north 40 west 968 expected 58 north 26 west 963 by 231200UTC. Lows 61 north 32 west 963 and 60 north 29 west 969, merging, expected 56 north 31 west 967 by same time. Easterly or southeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 in East Northern Section and the west of Southeast Iceland north of 63 north until 230200UTC. Northerly or northeasterly winds will reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 in the north and west of West Northern Section and in Denmark Strait south of 68 north throughout. Westerly or northwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in the far south of West Northern Section between 230300UTC and 231800UTC. Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly, winds will reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 in the West Central Section at times throughout. Westerly or southwesterly winds will reach storm force 10 in East Central Section after 230200UTC, and in the south of East Northern Section between 230500UTC and 231500UTC. Southwesterly winds will also reach violent storm force 11 in the far northwest of East Central Section between 230400UTC and 230800UTC.
- Easterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first in west, becoming cyclonic 6 to gale 8.
- Sea state
- Rough or very rough, occasionally high at first in west.
- Occasional rain or sleet.
- Moderate or poor.