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

Low Dogger 1002 expected Fisher 1004 by 0600 tomorrow. Low northwest of FitzRoy 1000 expected Sole 1003 by same time

The area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Viking, North Utsire, South Utsire, Forties

Cyclonic becoming southwesterly, 2 to 4, but 5 or 6 at first in Viking and 4 or 5 in Forties. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in Viking. Rain with fog patches except in South Utsire. Good, occasionally very poor except in South Utsire

Cromarty, Forth, Tyne, Dogger

Northwest 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4, but backing southwest 2 to 4 in Dogger. Slight or moderate. Rain. Good, occasionally poor

Fisher, German Bight

Cyclonic 5 to 7, becoming west or southwest 3 to 5. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first. Rain, perhaps thundery at first. Good, occasionally poor

Humber, Thames

Southwest 4 to 6 backing southeast 2 to 4. Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight in Thames. Rain at first. Good, occasionally poor at first

Dover, Wight, Portland

Southwest becoming variable, then east or southeast, 2 to 4, occasionally 5 at first in Dover and later elsewhere. Smooth or slight in Dover, elsewhere smooth, becoming slight in west Wight and in Portland. Rain later. Good, occasionally poor later

Plymouth

Variable 4 or less, becoming southeast 3 to 5 for a time. Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate. Rain. Good, occasionally poor

Biscay, FitzRoy

Cyclonic 4 to 6, but 2 to 4 at first in Biscay, occasionally 7 later, perhaps gale 8 in Biscay. In Biscay smooth or slight becoming moderate or rough, but in FitzRoy moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first in east. Thundery rain. Good, occasionally poor

Trafalgar (issued 2315 UTC)

West or northwest, backing southwest for a time, 3 to 5. Slight or moderate. Occasional thundery rain in north and west. Good, occasionally poor in north and west.

Sole

Cyclonic 5 to 7 decreasing 3 to 5. Moderate, but slight at first in east and rough at first in west. Thundery rain. Good, occasionally poor

Lundy, Fastnet, Irish Sea

Variable 2 to 4, becoming cyclonic 3 to 5 for a time in Lundy and Fastnet. Smooth or slight, becoming moderate in west Lundy and in Fastnet. Rain, perhaps thundery later in Fastnet. Good, occasionally poor

Shannon

Easterly or southeasterly, becoming cyclonic, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 in southwest. Moderate, occasionally slight at first in southeast and rough at first in southwest. Rain, perhaps thundery. Good, occasionally poor

Rockall, Malin, Hebrides, Bailey

Northeast 3 to 5, becoming variable 4 or less except in Bailey. Moderate, but smooth or slight in southeast Malin, occasionally slight later in southeast Hebrides. Showers. Good

Fair Isle, Faeroes

Northeast 3 to 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming cyclonic in Fair Isle. Moderate, occasionally rough at first in Fair Isle and slight at first in Faeroes, becoming slight later in southeast Fair Isle. Rain, fog patches. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

Southeast Iceland

Southwesterly 4 or 5 at first in west, otherwise variable 4 or less. Moderate. Fog patches. Good, occasionally very poor

Gale warnings

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