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For the period to

The general synopsis at midday

High northwest Spain 1035 expected southeast Fitzroy 1036 by midday tomorrow. Low just northeast of Iceland 989 expected western Norway 1005 by same time

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

Gale force 8 veering northwesterly soon

Wind
Cyclonic becoming northwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Moderate or poor, becoming good.
North Utsire
Gale warning - issued: 21:53 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 UTC

Southerly gale force 8 expected later

Wind
Cyclonic becoming northwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Moderate or poor, becoming good.
South Utsire
Gale warning - issued: 21:53 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 UTC

Southerly gale force 8 expected later

Wind
Cyclonic becoming northwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Moderate or poor, becoming good.
Forties
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Gale force 8 veering northwesterly imminent

Wind
In east, cyclonic becoming northwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5. In west, northwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5, then backing southwesterly 5 or 6 later.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
In east, rain then showers. In west, showers.
Visibility
In east, moderate or poor, becoming good. In west, good.
Cromarty
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Gale force 8 veering northwesterly imminent

Wind
Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5, then backing southwesterly 5 or 6 later.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Showers.
Visibility
Good.
Forth
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Wind
Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5, then backing southwesterly 5 or 6 later.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Showers.
Visibility
Good.
Tyne
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Wind
Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5, then backing southwesterly 5 or 6 later.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Showers.
Visibility
Good.
Dogger
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Northwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Wind
Southwest veering north 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain then showers.
Visibility
Moderate or poor, becoming good.
Fisher
Wind
Southwest becoming cyclonic, then north later, 5 to 7.
Sea state
Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain.
Visibility
Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
German Bight
Wind
Southwest becoming cyclonic, then north later, 5 to 7.
Sea state
Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain.
Visibility
Moderate or poor, occasionally good.
Humber
Wind
Southwest veering north, 5 to 7.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
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
Southwest veering northwest, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
Sea state
Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain for a time.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Dover
Gale warning - issued: 09:52 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon

Wind
Southwest veering northwest, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
Sea state
Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain for a time.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor.
Wight
Wind
Southwest 5 to 7, veering north 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate, occasionally rough, becoming slight or moderate.
Weather
Occasional rain, fair later.
Visibility
Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.
Portland
Wind
Southwest 5 to 7, veering north 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate, occasionally rough, becoming slight or moderate.
Weather
Occasional rain, fair later.
Visibility
Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.
Plymouth
Wind
Southwest 5 to 7, veering north 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate, occasionally rough, becoming slight or moderate.
Weather
Occasional rain, fair later.
Visibility
Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.
Biscay
Wind
West or southwest 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 later.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Occasional rain, fog patches.
Visibility
Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
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
West or southwest 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 later.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Occasional rain, fog patches.
Visibility
Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
Sole
Wind
West or southwest 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 later.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Occasional rain, fog patches.
Visibility
Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
Lundy
Wind
West veering north, then south later, 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain at first.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor at first.
Fastnet
Wind
West veering north, then south later, 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Rain at first.
Visibility
Good, occasionally poor at first.
Irish Sea
Wind
Northwest backing southwest later, 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate becoming slight.
Weather
Fair.
Visibility
Good.
Shannon
Wind
Variable 3 or 4, becoming south 4 or 5.
Sea state
Moderate or rough.
Weather
Drizzle, fog patches.
Visibility
Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
Rockall
Wind
Northwest backing southwest later, 5 to 7.
Sea state
Rough or very rough.
Weather
Showers then occasional rain, fog patches later.
Visibility
Good, becoming moderate, occasionally very poor later.
Malin
Wind
Northwest backing southwest later, 5 to 7.
Sea state
Rough or very rough.
Weather
Showers then occasional rain, fog patches later.
Visibility
Good, becoming moderate, occasionally very poor later.
Hebrides
Wind
Northwest backing southwest later, 5 to 7.
Sea state
Rough or very rough.
Weather
Showers then occasional rain, fog patches later.
Visibility
Good, becoming moderate, occasionally very poor later.
Bailey
Wind
Northwest backing southwest later, 5 to 7.
Sea state
Rough or very rough.
Weather
Showers then occasional rain, fog patches later.
Visibility
Good, becoming moderate, occasionally very poor later.
Fair Isle
Gale warning - issued: 03:48 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Gale force 8 veering northwesterly soon

Wind
Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
Sea state
Rough or very rough.
Weather
Showers then rain or drizzle.
Visibility
Good becoming moderate or poor.
Faeroes
Gale warning - issued: 03:48 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 UTC

Gale force 8 veering northwesterly imminent

Wind
Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
Sea state
Rough or very rough.
Weather
Showers then rain or drizzle.
Visibility
Good becoming moderate or poor.
Southeast Iceland
Wind
Northwesterly backing southwesterly, 5 to 7.
Sea state
Rough or very rough.
Weather
Fair then rain.
Visibility
Good, becoming moderate or poor.

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