Shipping forecast and gale warnings

Forecast valid from: until

Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at

The shipping forecast issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at for the period to .

There are warnings of gales in Southeast Iceland.

The general synopsis at midday

High Fisher 1034 expected Denmark 1025 by midday tomorrow. New low expected Bailey 1002 by same time

The area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Viking

Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly 5 or 6 later. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in north. Occasional rain and drizzle. Good occasionally poor.

North Utsire

Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly 5 or 6 later. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in north. Occasional rain and drizzle. Good occasionally poor.

South Utsire

Southerly 3, increasing 4 or 5. Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later. Fair. Good.

Forties

Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southeast 4 or 5. Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later. Mainly fair. Good occasionally poor.

Cromarty

Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southeast 4 or 5. Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later. Mainly fair. Good occasionally poor.

Forth

Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southeast 4 or 5. Smooth or slight. Mainly fair. Good occasionally poor.

Tyne

Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southeast 4 or 5. Smooth or slight. Mainly fair. Good occasionally poor.

Dogger

Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southeast 4 or 5. Smooth or slight. Mainly fair. Good occasionally poor.

Fisher

Variable, becoming east or southeast, 3 or 4. Smooth or slight. Fair. Good occasionally moderate.

German Bight

Variable, becoming east or southeast, 3 or 4. Smooth or slight. Fair. Good occasionally moderate.

Humber

Variable, becoming east or southeast, 3 or 4. Smooth or slight. Fair. Good occasionally moderate.

Thames

Northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times. Slight or moderate. Fair. Moderate or good.

Dover

Northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times. Slight or moderate. Fair. Moderate or good.

Wight

Northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times. Slight or moderate. Fair. Moderate or good.

Portland

Northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times. Slight or moderate. Fair. Moderate or good.

Plymouth

Northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times. Slight or moderate. Fair. Moderate or good.

Biscay

North or northeast 3 or 4. Moderate, occasionally slight at first in southeast. Showers in south. Good.

Trafalgar (issued 2315 UTC)

Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. Slight or moderate in southeast, otherwise moderate or rough. Showers. Good.

FitzRoy

In south, northeasterly 6, decreasing 4 or 5. In north, northeasterly, becoming variable, 3 or 4. In south, rough occasionally moderate. in north, moderate, occasionally rough at first. In south, fair. In north, fog patches. In south, good. In north, moderate, occasionally very poor.

Sole

In west, variable 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 4 or 5. In east, variable 3 or 4. In west, moderate or rough. in east, moderate, occasionally rough at first. In west, fog patches. In east, fog patches. In west, poor occasionally very poor. In east, moderate, occasionally very poor.

Lundy

Variable 3 or 4. Moderate, occasionally rough at first. Fog patches. Moderate, occasionally very poor.

Fastnet

Variable 3 or 4. Moderate, occasionally rough at first. Fog patches. Moderate, occasionally very poor.

Irish Sea

South 3 or less, increasing 4 or 5. Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later. Fair. Moderate or good.

Shannon

Southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6. Rough occasionally moderate. Occasional rain, fog patches. Moderate, occasionally very poor.

Rockall

Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwest 5 or 6. Rough. Occasional rain, fog patches. Moderate, occasionally very poor.

Malin

Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwest 5 or 6. Rough, occasionally moderate in east. Occasional rain, fog patches. Moderate, occasionally very poor.

Hebrides

Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming southwest 5 or 6. Rough, occasionally moderate at first in east. Occasional rain, fog patches. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Bailey

Southwest, becoming cyclonic, 5 or 6. Rough or very rough. Rain or showers. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Fair Isle

Southwest, backing southeast for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 later. Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in southeast. Occasional rain. Moderate occasionally poor.

Faeroes

Southwesterly 5 to 7, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6 later. Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor later.

Southeast Iceland

Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6 later. Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor later.

Gale warnings

Sea area gale warnings issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at

Southeast Iceland, issued:
Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon