AND NOW THE SHIPPING FORECAST ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE,

ON BEHALF OF THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY, AT 1725

UTC ON SUNDAY 19 AUGUST 2018 FOR THE PERIOD 1800 UTC

SUNDAY 19 AUGUST TO 1800 UTC MONDAY 20 AUGUST 2018

THERE ARE WARNINGS OF GALES IN THAMES DOVER AND TRAFALGAR

THE GENERAL SYNOPSIS AT MIDDAY

LOW DOGGER 1011 MOVING RATHER QUICKLY EAST. NEW LOW

EXPECTED WEST IRELAND 1019 BY MIDDAY TOMORROW. NEW HIGH

EXPECTED ROCKALL 1021 BY SAME TIME

THE AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

VIKING NORTH UTSIRE

NORTHERLY BACKING NORTHWESTERLY, 3 OR 4. SLIGHT OR

MODERATE. SHOWERS. GOOD

SOUTH UTSIRE

NORTHEASTERLY 3 OR 4 BACKING NORTHWESTERLY 5 TO 7.

MODERATE. SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD

FORTIES

CYCLONIC 5 OR 6 BECOMING NORTHWEST 3 OR 4. SLIGHT OR

MODERATE. RAIN THEN FAIR. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR AT

FIRST

CROMARTY FORTH TYNE

NORTH 3 OR 4, OCCASIONALLY 5 IN TYNE AT FIRST, BECOMING

VARIABLE 3 OR LESS. SMOOTH OR SLIGHT, OCCASIONALLY

MODERATE AT FIRST. OCCASIONAL RAIN AT FIRST. GOOD,

OCCASIONALLY POOR AT FIRST

DOGGER

CYCLONIC 5 OR 6 BECOMING NORTHWEST 3 OR 4. SLIGHT OR

MODERATE. RAIN THEN FAIR. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR AT

FIRST

FISHER

CYCLONIC BECOMING NORTHWESTERLY 5 OR 6, OCCASIONALLY 7 IN

EAST. MODERATE. RAIN THEN FAIR. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

AT FIRST

GERMAN BIGHT HUMBER

SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 VEERING NORTHWEST 4 OR 5, BECOMING

VARIABLE 3 OR LESS IN HUMBER. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. RAIN

THEN FAIR. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR AT FIRST

THAMES DOVER

SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7, OCCASIONALLY GALE 8 AT FIRST, THEN

VEERING NORTHWEST 3 OR 4. SLIGHT OR MODERATE, BECOMING

MAINLY SMOOTH LATER. MAINLY FAIR. MODERATE OR GOOD

WIGHT PORTLAND PLYMOUTH

WEST OR SOUTHWEST 5 OR 6, BECOMING VARIABLE 3 OR 4.

SLIGHT OR MODERATE. FOG PATCHES DEVELOPING. GOOD,

OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

BISCAY

VARIABLE 3 OR 4. MODERATE. FOG PATCHES IN NORTH. GOOD,

OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR IN NORTH

SOUTH FITZROY

NORTHEASTERLY 5 TO 7. MODERATE OR ROUGH. FAIR. GOOD

NORTH FITZROY SOLE LUNDY FASTNET

WESTERLY OR SOUTHWESTERLY 3 OR 4, OCCASIONALLY 5 AT

FIRST. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH AT FIRST. FOG

PATCHES. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

IRISH SEA

WEST OR NORTHWEST 4 OR 5, BECOMING VARIABLE 3 OR 4.

SMOOTH OR SLIGHT, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE AT FIRST. FOG

PATCHES LATER. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR LATER

SHANNON ROCKALL MALIN

NORTHERLY 4 OR 5 AT FIRST IN SOUTHEAST MALIN, OTHERWISE

VARIABLE 3 OR 4. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH AT FIRST.

FOG PATCHES IN SHANNON AND SOUTH ROCKALL. MODERATE,

OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

HEBRIDES BAILEY FAIR ISLE FAEROES SOUTHEAST ICELAND

WESTERLY OR NORTHWESTERLY 3 OR 4, OCCASIONALLY 5 IN