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For the period to

The general synopsis at midnight

High Fitzroy 1034, expected Spain 1037 by midnight tonight. New low expected German Bight 1009 by same time

Viking
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Gale force 8 veering northwesterly soon

Wind
Southerly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 5 later.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
North Utsire
Gale warning - issued: 21:53 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 UTC

Southerly gale force 8 expected later

Wind
Southerly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 5 later.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
South Utsire
Gale warning - issued: 21:53 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 UTC

Southerly gale force 8 expected later

Wind
Northwesterly 4 at first, otherwise southerly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 5 later.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Forties
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Gale force 8 veering northwesterly imminent

Wind
In east, northwesterly 4 at first, otherwise southerly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 5 later. In west, southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, veering northwesterly 5 or 6.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Cromarty
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Gale force 8 veering northwesterly imminent

Wind
Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, veering northwesterly 5 or 6.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Forth
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Wind
Southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 5 or 6.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Tyne
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Wind
Southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 5 or 6.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Dogger
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Wind
In west, southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 5 or 6. In east, northwesterly 5, backing southwesterly 5 to 7 for a time, then veering northerly 5 or 6 later.
Sea state
In west, moderate or rough. in east, moderate, occasionally rough later.
Weather
In west, rain then showers. In east, rain for a time.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Fisher
Wind
Northwesterly 5, backing southwesterly 5 to 7 for a time, then veering northerly 5 or 6 later.
Sea state
Moderate, occasionally rough later.
Weather
Rain for a time.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
German Bight
Wind
Northwesterly 5, backing southwesterly 5 to 7 for a time, then veering northerly 5 or 6 later.
Sea state
Moderate, occasionally rough later.
Weather
Rain for a time.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Humber
Wind
Northwesterly 5, backing southwesterly 5 to 7 for a time, then veering northerly 5 or 6 later.
Sea state
Moderate, occasionally rough later.
Weather
Rain for a time.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Thames
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Wind
Northwest backing southwest for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
Sea state
Slight or moderate.
Weather
Showers, rain later.
Visibility
Good, occasionally moderate later.
Dover
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Wind
Northwest backing southwest for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
Sea state
Slight or moderate.
Weather
Showers, rain later.
Visibility
Good, occasionally moderate later.
Wight
Wind
Northwest backing southwest for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
Sea state
Slight or moderate.
Weather
Showers, rain later.
Visibility
Good, occasionally moderate later.
Portland
Wind
Northwest backing southwest for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
Sea state
Slight or moderate.
Weather
Showers, rain later.
Visibility
Good, occasionally moderate later.
Plymouth
Wind
Northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
Sea state
Moderate.
Weather
Showers then rain.
Visibility
Good occasionally poor later.
Biscay
Wind
Northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
Sea state
Moderate.
Weather
Showers then rain.
Visibility
Good occasionally poor later.
Trafalgar
Trafalgar forecast - Issued: 00:15 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC
Wind
Northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Fair.
Visibility
Good.
FitzRoy
Wind
In south, variable 4. In north, southwesterly 5 or 6.
Sea state
In south, moderate. in north, moderate or rough.
Weather
In south, fair. In north, occasional rain.
Visibility
In south, good. In north, good occasionally poor.
Sole
Wind
Southwesterly 5 or 6.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Occasional rain.
Visibility
Good occasionally poor.
Lundy
Wind
Southwest veering northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
Sea state
Moderate.
Weather
Rain then fair.
Visibility
Good occasionally poor.
Fastnet
Wind
Southwest veering northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
Sea state
Moderate.
Weather
Rain then fair.
Visibility
Good occasionally poor.
Irish Sea
Wind
Southwest veering northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
Sea state
Moderate, occasionally slight.
Weather
Rain then fair.
Visibility
Good occasionally poor.
Shannon
Wind
Southwest 5 or 6, backing south 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Occasional drizzle.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Rockall
Wind
Northwest 5 to 7, backing south or southwest 5 to 7 later.
Sea state
Rough.
Weather
Mainly fair.
Visibility
Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
Malin
Wind
Southwest 5 to 7 at first, otherwise northwest 5 to 7, backing south or southwest 5 to 7 later.
Sea state
Rough, occasionally moderate in southeast.
Weather
Rain at first.
Visibility
Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
Hebrides
Wind
Southwest 5 to 7 at first, otherwise northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing south or southwest 5 to 7 later.
Sea state
Rough.
Weather
Rain at first.
Visibility
Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
Bailey
Wind
Northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing south or southwest 5 to 7 later.
Sea state
Rough, becoming very rough later.
Weather
Rain later.
Visibility
Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
Fair Isle
Gale warning - issued: 03:48 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Gale force 8 veering northwesterly soon

Wind
Southerly veering northwesterly 6 to gale 8, backing westerly 5 later.
Sea state
Rough, occasionally very rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Good occasionally poor at first.
Faeroes
Gale warning - issued: 03:48 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Gale force 8 veering northwesterly imminent

Wind
In east, southerly veering northwesterly 6 to gale 8, backing westerly 5 later. In west, northwesterly 6 to gale 8, backing southwesterly 5 to 7 later.
Sea state
In east, rough, occasionally very rough. in west, rough or very rough.
Weather
In east, rain then showers. In west, showers then rain.
Visibility
In east, good occasionally poor at first. In west, good occasionally poor.
Southeast Iceland
Gale warning - issued: 03:48 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Westerly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 soon

Wind
Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, backing southwesterly 5 to 7 later.
Sea state
Rough or very rough.
Weather
Showers then rain.
Visibility
Good occasionally poor.

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