Marine Weather for HS 011

Forecast
high seas bulletin for Metarea 1 issued at 2000 UTC on Saturday 20 December 2014 by the Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom for the period 2000 UTC on Saturday 20 December until 2000 UTC on Sunday 21 December 2014

Storm Warning at 201200utc, low 63 north 34 west 968 expected 62 north 30 west 962 by 211200utc. Winds are expected to reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 between 50 and 250 miles of the centre in the southern quadrant. Storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 northeasterly winds will continue in the north and east of Denmark Strait, occasionally hurricane force 12 in the far southwest at first

General synopsis at 201200utc, low 63 north 34 west 968 expected 62 north 30 west 962 by 211200utc. New low expected 65 north 13 west 970 by same time. Low 42 north 40 west 1007 expected 49 north 35 west 1010 by that time. At 201200utc, high 46 north 10 west 1037 expected 45 north 01 west 1038 by 211200utc

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Sole southwest 4 or 5 increasing 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later. Moderate or rough. Occasional rain. Moderate or good

Shannon southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later. Rough or very rough. Rain or drizzle. Good, becoming moderate or poor

Rockall west or southwest 6 to gale 8. Rough or very rough. Rain or showers. Moderate or good, occasionally poor

Bailey southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later. Very rough, becoming high. Rain then squally wintry showers. Moderate, occasionally poor at first

Faeroes variable 4 in east at first otherwise southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later. Rough or very rough, becoming high in far west later. Rain then squally wintry showers. Moderate or poor, occasionally good

Southeast Iceland southeasterly veering southwesterly 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later. Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high. Rain then squally wintry showers. Moderate or poor, occasionally good

East northern section becoming cyclonic 6 to gale 8 in far north otherwise westerly or southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, increasing severe gale 9 or storm 10 through central areas. Very rough or high, becoming high or very high. Rain in central and eastern areas at first, otherwise squally wintry showers. Moderate or poor

West northern section in north, cyclonic becoming northerly or northwesterly, 7 to severe gale 9, but storm 10 or violent storm 11 in south until later, and storm 10 to hurricane force 12 in far northwest at first. Very rough or high, becoming very high for a time in south. Rain, snow or squally wintry showers. Moderate or poor. Moderate to severe icing near ice edge in far northwest. In south, westerly 7 to severe gale 9, but storm 10 or violent storm 11 in north until later. Very rough or high, becoming high or very high. Squally wintry showers. Moderate or poor. Occasional moderate to severe icing in far west

East central section westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north and west, and mainly 4 or 5 in far southeast. Rough or very rough, becoming high in far northwest. Rain or drizzle, then fair in far northwest. Moderate or poor, occasionally good, becoming good in far northwest

West central section in south, cyclonic, but mainly southwesterly at first then becoming northerly or northeasterly in north and west, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8. Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough. Rain or drizzle. Moderate or poor, becoming good in northwest. In north, westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north at first, decreasing 4 or 5 in south, and veering northerly in far south later. Rough or very rough, becoming high in far north. Occasional rain in south and east at first otherwise mainly fair. Moderate or good

Denmark Strait cyclonic 5 to 7 at times in far south and southeast, otherwise mainly northeasterly gale 8 to storm 10, but violent storm 11 or hurricane force 12 in far west at first. Rough in east at first otherwise very rough or high. Rain at times in southeast otherwise snow. Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor. Moderate to severe icing near ice edge with temperatures ms02 to ms05

North Iceland in north, northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 in south. Moderate, becoming rough in south. Wintry showers. Good. In south, becoming cyclonic or southerly 5 to 7 in far southeast, otherwise mainly easterly or northeasterly 7 to severe gale 9. Rough or very rough, becoming high in far southeast and far southwest. Rain, snow or squally wintry showers. Moderate or good, occasionally poor

Norwegian Basin in west, variable 4 becoming southeasterly, then veering southwesterly, 6 to gale 8. Rough or very rough. Rain then squally wintry showers. Moderate or poor, becoming moderate or good. In east, northwesterly backing southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, veering southwesterly in west later. Rough or very rough. Wintry showers then fair, rain in west later. Moderate or good, occasionally poor

Outlook for following 24 hours: storms expected in Bailey, Faeroes, southeast Iceland, east northern section and Denmark Strait. Gales or severe gales expected in all other areas

Unscheduled storm warnings are broadcast via safetynet and in bulletin wont54 EGRR available via some internet and ftpmail outlets

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M6 West Coast 62095
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nm WNW on Blakknes, Iceland TFBLK
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62052
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K1 Buoy 62029 55 °F 9.51 ft
Jersey Buoy, English Channel nm south of Jersey, UK 62027
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Pembroke Buoy 62303
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5.58 ft
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K5 Buoy 64045 49 °F 18.04 ft
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