AND NOW THE SHIPPING FORECAST ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE,

ON BEHALF OF THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY, AT 0505

UTC ON WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE 2019 FOR THE PERIOD 0600 UTC

WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE TO 0600 UTC THURSDAY 20 JUNE 2019

THE GENERAL SYNOPSIS AT MIDNIGHT

LOW BAILEY 999 EXPECTED HEBRIDES 998 BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

LOW NORTHERN FRANCE 1007 EXPECTED FISHER 1001 BY SAME

TIME

THE AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

VIKING NORTH UTSIRE

SOUTHERLY 4 OR 5, BECOMING VARIABLE 3. SLIGHT,

OCCASIONALLY MODERATE AT FIRST. RAIN OR SHOWERS. MODERATE

OR GOOD

SOUTH UTSIRE

SOUTHEASTERLY, BECOMING CYCLONIC, 3 OR 4, OCCASIONALLY 5

LATER. SLIGHT, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE LATER IN SOUTH. RAIN

OR THUNDERY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

FORTIES CROMARTY FORTH

SOUTHEAST, VEERING SOUTHWEST, 4 OR 5. SMOOTH OR SLIGHT.

OCCASIONAL RAIN. MODERATE OR GOOD

TYNE DOGGER

VARIABLE 3 OR LESS, BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4 OR 5 LATER.

SMOOTH OR SLIGHT. THUNDERY SHOWERS AT FIRST IN DOGGER,

FOG PATCHES LATER. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

FISHER GERMAN BIGHT HUMBER

NORTHEAST 4 OR 5, BECOMING VARIABLE 3, THEN WEST 4 OR 5

LATER. SMOOTH OR SLIGHT, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE LATER IN

NORTH. THUNDERY SHOWERS, FOG PATCHES. MODERATE,

OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

THAMES DOVER WIGHT

CYCLONIC 3 OR 4, BECOMING WEST 4 OR 5. SLIGHT. THUNDERY

SHOWERS AT FIRST, FOG PATCHES LATER IN THAMES. MODERATE,

OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR IN THAMES

PORTLAND PLYMOUTH

NORTHWEST 3 OR 4, BACKING WEST 4 OR 5. SLIGHT OR

MODERATE. THUNDERY SHOWERS AT FIRST IN PORTLAND. GOOD,

OCCASIONALLY POOR

BISCAY

SOUTHWEST, VEERING NORTHWEST, 4 OR 5. SLIGHT OR MODERATE.

FAIR. GOOD

FITZROY

NORTHWEST, BECOMING VARIABLE, 4. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY

SLIGHT. SHOWERS IN NORTH. GOOD

SOLE LUNDY FASTNET

NORTHWEST 4 OR 5, BACKING WEST 5 OR 6. SLIGHT OR

MODERATE. SHOWERS. GOOD

IRISH SEA

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

SMOOTH OR SLIGHT, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE IN SOUTH.

SHOWERS. GOOD

SHANNON

WEST 4 OR 5, INCREASING 6 AT TIMES. MODERATE. SHOWERS.

GOOD

ROCKALL MALIN SOUTHWEST HEBRIDES

WESTERLY OR SOUTHWESTERLY 5 OR 6, VEERING NORTHWESTERLY 5

TO 7 LATER. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. THUNDERY

SHOWERS. GOOD

NORTHEAST HEBRIDES

SOUTHWEST, BECOMING CYCLONIC, 4 OR 5. MODERATE,

OCCASIONALLY SLIGHT. THUNDERY SHOWERS. GOOD

BAILEY

CYCLONIC, BECOMING NORTHWEST, 5 TO 7. MODERATE,

OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SHOWERS, THUNDERY AT FIRST. GOOD,

OCCASIONALLY POOR

FAIR ISLE

SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST 4 OR 5. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. SHOWERS.

GOOD

FAEROES

CYCLONIC 3 OR 4, BECOMING NORTHERLY 5 OR 6 LATER IN FAR

WEST. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. SHOWERS, FOG PATCHES. MODERATE

OR GOOD, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

SOUTHEAST ICELAND

VARIABLE 3 IN FAR WEST, OTHERWISE NORTHERLY 5 OR 6.

SLIGHT OR MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH. SHOWERS. GOOD,