Marine Weather for HS 011

Forecast
issued at 2000 UTC on Wednesday 19 September 2018 by the Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom for the period 2000 UTC on Wednesday 19 September until 2000 UTC on Thursday 20 September 2018

Storm Warning at 191200utc, low 58 north 07 west 975 expected 68 north 10 east 966 by 201200utc. Winds will reach storm force 10 or violent storm force 11 between 30 and 100 miles of the centre in the southern quadrant until 192200utc and then between 30 and 150 miles of the centre in the southeastern quadrant between 192200utc and 200900utc. Thereafter southwesterly winds will continue to reach storm force 10 at times near the Norwegian coast in the Norwegian Basin high seas area until 201700utc

General synopsis at 191200utc, low 58 north 07 west 975 expected 68 north 10 east 966 by 201200utc. Low 45 north 31 west 1007 expected southeast Shannon 997 by same time. Low 66 north 01 west 978 slow-moving, deepening 972 by that time. New low expected 43 north 49 west 1005 by 201200utc. High southern Greenland 1021 slow-moving, intensifying 1022 by same time. Low 61 north 11 west 972 losing its identity

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Sole southwesterly 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic 4 for a time, then increasing 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later. Rough or very rough. Rain. Good, occasionally poor

Shannon westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8 becoming variable 3 or 4, then cyclonic 5 to 7 later in south. Rough or very rough. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor

Rockall westerly or southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 4 or 5 later. Very rough or high, becoming rough later. Squally showers. Good, occasionally poor

Bailey cyclonic mainly northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 4 later. Rough or very rough. Squally showers. Good, occasionally poor

Faeroes southeast Iceland cyclonic becoming northerly then northwesterly, 4 at first in Faeroes, otherwise 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in southeast Iceland. Rough or very rough. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor

East northern section westerly until later to the south of 58 north, otherwise northerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in north and east, then decreasing 4 at times. Rough or very rough at first in north and east, otherwise moderate or rough. Rain for a time in south, otherwise showers, becoming wintry in northwest. Moderate or good, occasionally poor in south and in northwest

West northern section in north, northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 except in far east. Rough or very rough, becoming moderate except in far east. Showers, becoming wintry. Moderate or good, occasionally poor. In south, cyclonic becoming northerly or northwesterly, mainly 4 or 5, but 6 or 7 until later in far west. Rough or very rough at first in west, otherwise moderate or rough. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor

East central section in southeast, cyclonic becoming northwesterly, mainly 5 to 7, but 4 at first in north, then increasing gale 8 for a time. Rough. Rain, becoming mainly fair later. Moderate or poor, becoming good later. In southwest, cyclonic becoming northwesterly, mainly 5 to 7, but 3 or 4 at first in north, then decreasing 3 or 4 later. Rough, becoming moderate later. Rain then mainly fair. Moderate or poor, becoming good. In north, westerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times. Very rough at first in far east, otherwise moderate or rough. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate

West central section in south, variable or cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming northeasterly 6 to gale 8 later in southwest. Moderate or rough. Occasional rain in far south, showers in north. Good, occasionally poor in far south. In north, westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time in west. Rough. Showers, perhaps wintry at times. Good

Denmark Strait in area to the west of 26 west, northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4. Rough or very rough, becoming moderate. Wintry showers later. Good, occasionally poor later. In area to the east of 26 west, northerly or northeasterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in far east. Rough or very rough. Sleet and snow showers. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

North Iceland northerly, backing northwesterly in south, 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times. Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high later except in far northwest. Rain or showers, with sleet and snow at times in north and west. Moderate or good, becoming poor at times, but occasionally very poor in north and west

Norwegian Basin in northwest, cyclonic becoming westerly or southwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first, then increasing gale 8 at times. Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time in east. Rain or squally showers. Moderate or good, occasionally poor. In southeast, easterly 5 to 7 at first in north, otherwise cyclonic becoming southwesterly gale 8 to storm 10, occasionally violent storm 11 until later, then decreasing 6 or 7 later in west and south. Moderate or rough at first in northeast, otherwise very rough or high. Rain then squally showers. Moderate or poor

Outlook for following 24 hours: severe gales expected in sole, Shannon, west central section, north Iceland and Norwegian Basin. Gales expected in Rockall, southeast Iceland, east central section and the far east of Denmark Strait

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