AND NOW THE SHIPPING FORECAST ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE,

ON BEHALF OF THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY, AT 1725

UTC ON MONDAY 26 JUNE 2017 FOR THE PERIOD 1800 UTC MONDAY

26 JUNE TO 1800 UTC TUESDAY 27 JUNE 2017

THE GENERAL SYNOPSIS AT MIDDAY

LOW JUST WEST OF SHANNON 1007 EXPECTED SOUTH ROCKALL 1001

BY MIDDAY TOMORROW. HIGH JUST WEST OF BAILEY 1018

EXPECTED NORWEGIAN BASIN 1016 BY SAME TIME. HIGH HUMBER

1016 DISSIPATING

THE AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

VIKING

NORTH 4 OR 5 BECOMING VARIABLE 3 OR 4. ROUGH AT FIRST IN

FAR NORTH, OTHERWISE MODERATE. SHOWERS THEN FAIR. GOOD

NORTH UTSIRE SOUTH UTSIRE

NORTHERLY OR NORTHWESTERLY 5 OR 6, OCCASIONALLY 7 AT

FIRST IN EASTERN SOUTH UTSIRE, DECREASING 4 LATER. ROUGH

AT FIRST IN EASTERN SOUTH UTSIRE, OTHERWISE SLIGHT OR

MODERATE. SHOWERS THEN FAIR. GOOD

NORTHEAST FORTIES

NORTHWESTERLY 4 OR 5 BECOMING VARIABLE 3. MODERATE.

SHOWERS THEN FAIR. GOOD

SOUTHWEST FORTIES CROMARTY FORTH TYNE DOGGER

VARIABLE 3 OR 4 BECOMING SOUTHEASTERLY 4 OR 5,

OCCASIONALLY 6 LATER. SLIGHT OR MODERATE, BECOMING

MODERATE. SHOWERS THEN RAIN. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

LATER

FISHER

NORTHWEST 5 TO 7, BECOMING VARIABLE 3 OR 4 LATER. ROUGH

AT FIRST IN NORTHEAST, OTHERWISE MODERATE, BECOMING

SLIGHT LATER. SHOWERS. GOOD

GERMAN BIGHT

NORTHWESTERLY 4 OR 5 BECOMING VARIABLE 3, THEN EASTERLY 4

OR 5 LATER IN SOUTH. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. SHOWERS. GOOD

HUMBER THAMES DOVER WIGHT

MAINLY EAST OR NORTHEAST 4 OR 5, OCCASIONALLY 6 EXCEPT IN

HUMBER. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. THUNDERY SHOWERS LATER. GOOD,

OCCASIONALLY POOR LATER

PORTLAND PLYMOUTH

VARIABLE 3 OR 4. SLIGHT. SHOWERS LATER. GOOD,

OCCASIONALLY POOR LATER

BISCAY SOUTHEAST FITZROY

VARIABLE 3 OR 4, BECOMING WESTERLY 4 OR 5 LATER. SLIGHT

OR MODERATE. THUNDERY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

NORTHWEST FITZROY

MAINLY WESTERLY 3 OR 4, INCREASING 5 OR 6 LATER IN SOUTH.

MODERATE. RAIN OR SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD, OCCASIONALLY

POOR

SOLE LUNDY FASTNET

VARIABLE 3 OR 4, BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 AT TIMES IN SOLE

AND FASTNET. SLIGHT IN LUNDY, OTHERWISE SLIGHT OR

MODERATE. RAIN OR SHOWERS, FOG PATCHES. MODERATE OR GOOD,

OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

IRISH SEA

CYCLONIC 3 OR 4 INCREASING 5 OR 6, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 4

OR 5. SLIGHT, BECOMING SLIGHT OR MODERATE. RAIN OR

SHOWERS, FOG PATCHES DEVELOPING. MODERATE OR GOOD,

OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

SHANNON

CYCLONIC 4 OR 5, INCREASING 6 AT TIMES. MODERATE. RAIN OR

SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

ROCKALL MALIN

EAST BECOMING CYCLONIC 4 OR 5, INCREASING 6 AT TIMES.

MODERATE IN ROCKALL, SLIGHT OR MODERATE IN MALIN. RAIN OR

SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

HEBRIDES BAILEY FAIR ISLE

MAINLY EAST OR NORTHEAST 4 OR 5, OCCASIONALLY 6 LATER

EXCEPT IN BAILEY. MODERATE IN BAILEY, OTHERWISE SLIGHT OR

MODERATE. SHOWERS. GOOD

FAEROES

VARIABLE 3 OR 4. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. SHOWERS. GOOD

SOUTHEAST ICELAND

MAINLY SOUTHWESTERLY 4 OR 5, OCCASIONALLY 6 IN NORTH.