AND NOW THE SHIPPING FORECAST ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE, ON BEHALF OF THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY, AT 0505 UTC ON TUESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2021 FOR THE PERIOD 0600 UTC TUESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER TO 0600 UTC WEDNESDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2021

THERE ARE WARNINGS OF GALES IN DOVER WIGHT AND PORTLAND

THE GENERAL SYNOPSIS AT MIDNIGHT

LOW FAEROES 981 EXPECTED ICELAND 980 BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT

THE AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

VIKING NORTH UTSIRE SOUTH UTSIRE FORTIES

SOUTHERLY 4 TO 6, BACKING SOUTHEASTERLY, THEN BECOMING CYCLONIC LATER IN VIKING AND FORTIES, 5 TO 7, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER. MODERATE OR ROUGH. RAIN OR THUNDERY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

CROMARTY FORTH TYNE

SOUTH, VEERING NORTHWEST LATER, 4 TO 6. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. SHOWERS, THUNDERY RAIN FOR A TIME. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

DOGGER

SOUTHWEST BACKING SOUTH, THEN BECOMING CYCLONIC LATER, 5 TO 7, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER. MODERATE, BECOMING MODERATE OR ROUGH. SHOWERS, THUNDERY RAIN LATER. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR LATER

FISHER GERMAN BIGHT

SOUTH, BACKING SOUTHEAST LATER, 5 TO 7. SLIGHT OR MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH LATER IN WEST. SHOWERS. GOOD

HUMBER THAMES

SOUTHWEST 4 OR 5, BACKING SOUTH, THEN BECOMING CYCLONIC LATER, 5 TO 7, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER. SLIGHT OR MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH IN HUMBER. SHOWERS, THUNDERY RAIN LATER. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR LATER

DOVER WIGHT PORTLAND PLYMOUTH NORTHWEST BISCAY

SOUTHERLY OR SOUTHWESTERLY, VEERING NORTHWESTERLY LATER, 5 TO 7, OCCASIONALLY GALE 8 IN DOVER, WIGHT AND PORTLAND. SLIGHT OR MODERATE AT FIRST IN DOVER AND WIGHT, OTHERWISE MODERATE OR ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH IN PLYMOUTH AND NORTHWEST BISCAY. SHOWERS, THUNDERY RAIN FOR A TIME. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

SOUTHEAST BISCAY

VARIABLE 4, BECOMING WESTERLY OR SOUTHWESTERLY 5 TO 7. MODERATE OR ROUGH. SHOWERS. GOOD

SOUTH FITZROY

WESTERLY OR NORTHWESTERLY 4 TO 6. ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH IN FAR NORTH. SHOWERS. GOOD

NORTH FITZROY

SOUTHWESTERLY 5 TO 7, VEERING NORTHWESTERLY 4 TO 6. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH, BECOMING ROUGH LATER. THUNDERY RAIN THEN SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR AT FIRST

SOLE LUNDY FASTNET

SOUTHWEST, VEERING WEST OR NORTHWEST, 5 TO 7. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH IN SOLE, MODERATE OR ROUGH IN LUNDY, AND ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH BECOMING MODERATE OR ROUGH IN FASTNET. RAIN THEN SHOWERS, OCCASIONALLY THUNDERY. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

IRISH SEA

SOUTHWEST VEERING NORTHWEST, 4 TO 6. SLIGHT OR MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH AT FIRST IN FAR SOUTH. RAIN THEN SHOWERS, OCCASIONALLY THUNDERY. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

SHANNON ROCKALL

WEST VEERING NORTHWEST, 5 TO 7. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH. THUNDERY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

MALIN HEBRIDES

SOUTHWEST VEERING WEST, 5 TO 7. MODERATE OR ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH AT FIRST IN WEST MALIN. THUNDERY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

BAILEY

CYCLONIC, BECOMING NORTHWEST LATER, 5 TO 7. MODERATE OR ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH LATER IN SOUTH. THUNDERY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

FAIR ISLE

SOUTH, BECOMING CYCLONIC LATER, 5 TO 7, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER. MODERATE OR ROUGH. THUNDERY SHOWERS, RAIN LATER. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

FAEROES

SOUTH 5 TO 7, VEERING SOUTHWEST 3 TO 5 LATER. MODERATE OR ROUGH. SHOWERS, PERHAPS THUNDERY. MAINLY GOOD

SOUTHEAST ICELAND