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 .

The general synopsis at 0600

New high expected Fair Isle 1025 by 0600 tomorrow

The area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Viking, North Utsire, South Utsire, Forties

Southerly or southwesterly 2 to 4 becoming variable 3 or less. Smooth or slight in Forties, but elsewhere slight or moderate. Occasional rain in Viking and North Utsire, fog patches. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

Cromarty, Forth

South or southwest 3 to 5 becoming variable 2 to 4. Smooth or slight. Fog patches later in Forth. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later in Forth

Tyne

Southeast 3 to 5 becoming variable 2 to 4. Smooth or slight. Fog patches developing. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

Dogger

Variable mainly southeast 2 to 4. Smooth or slight. Fair. Moderate or good

Fisher

Southwest 2 to 4 becoming variable 3 or less. Smooth or slight. Fair. Good, occasionally poor

German Bight

Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 in south. Smooth or slight. Fair. Good, occasionally poor

Humber

Southeasterly at first in northwest, otherwise easterly or northeasterly, 2 to 4. Smooth or slight. Fog patches in west. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in west

Thames, Dover, Wight, Portland, Plymouth

East or northeast 3 to 5. Slight or moderate in Plymouth, but elsewhere smooth or slight. Fair. Good

Biscay

Northerly or northeasterly, becoming cyclonic in south, 3 to 5. Slight or moderate. Thundery showers in south. Good, occasionally poor in south

Trafalgar (issued 2315 UTC)

In southeast, westerly veering northwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later. In northwest, cyclonic or variable, 2 to 4. In southeast, smooth or slight. in northwest, moderate, occasionally slight in east. In southeast, fair. In northwest, thundery showers. In southeast, mainly good. In northwest, moderate or good.

FitzRoy

Variable 2 to 4 in south, northeasterly 3 to 5 in north. Slight or moderate. Thundery showers, fog patches in south. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in south

Sole, Lundy, Fastnet

East or northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times. Moderate in Sole and southwest Fastnet, but elsewhere smooth or slight. Fair. Good

Irish Sea

Variable 3 or less becoming north or northeast 2 to 4. Smooth, occasionally slight. Fair. Good

Shannon

Variable becoming northeast, 2 to 4. Moderate, becoming slight later in east. Fair. Good

Rockall, Malin, Hebrides

Cyclonic 3 to 5, occasionally 6 at first in east Hebrides, becoming variable 2 to 4 later. Slight or moderate in east Malin, elsewhere moderate, but occasionally rough at first in Hebrides. Rain at times, fog patches. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

Bailey

Southwesterly 3 to 5, increasing 6 later in northwest. Rough in northwest, but moderate elsewhere. Showers. Good

Fair Isle

Southwesterly veering northwesterly 3 to 5, occasionally 6 at first in southwest, becoming variable 3 or less later. Rough at first in west, otherwise slight or moderate. Rain at times, fog patches. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

Faeroes

West or southwest 3 to 5. Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate at first

Southeast Iceland

Southwesterly 4 to 6. Moderate or rough. Showers, then rain later. Good, occasionally poor later

Gale warnings

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