AND NOW THE SHIPPING FORECAST ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE, ON BEHALF OF THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY, AT 1725 UTC ON SUNDAY 11 APRIL 2021 FOR THE PERIOD 1800 UTC SUNDAY 11 APRIL TO 1800 UTC MONDAY 12 APRIL 2021

THERE ARE WARNINGS OF GALES IN FITZROY

THE GENERAL SYNOPSIS AT MIDDAY

HIGH 200 MILES WEST OF SHANNON 1031 EXPECTED SOLE 1033 BY MIDDAY TOMORROW

THE AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

VIKING NORTH UTSIRE

NORTHERLY 4 OR 5, INCREASING 6 OR 7, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER. MODERATE OR ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH LATER IN VIKING. WINTRY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

SOUTH UTSIRE FORTIES

NORTHERLY OR NORTHWESTERLY 4 TO 6, OCCASIONALLY 7 LATER. MODERATE, BECOMING MODERATE OR ROUGH. WINTRY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

CROMARTY FORTH TYNE DOGGER

NORTHWEST 4 TO 6. SLIGHT OR MODERATE, BECOMING MODERATE OR ROUGH LATER IN CROMARTY AND DOGGER. SNOW SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

FISHER GERMAN BIGHT

NORTH BACKING WEST, 4 TO 6, OCCASIONALLY 7 LATER. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH LATER IN WEST FISHER. RAIN OR WINTRY SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

HUMBER THAMES

NORTH, BACKING WEST OR NORTHWEST, 4 TO 6. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. WINTRY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

DOVER WIGHT PORTLAND PLYMOUTH

WEST OR NORTHWEST 4 TO 6. MODERATE AT FIRST IN PLYMOUTH, OTHERWISE SMOOTH OR SLIGHT, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE LATER IN WIGHT. SHOWERS. GOOD

BISCAY

NORTHERLY, VEERING EASTERLY OR NORTHEASTERLY, 4 TO 6, OCCASIONALLY 3 LATER IN NORTH. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. SHOWERS. GOOD

SOUTH FITZROY

NORTHEASTERLY VEERING EASTERLY, 5 TO 7, OCCASIONALLY GALE 8 FOR A TIME. MODERATE OR ROUGH. DRIZZLE LATER IN SOUTHWEST. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR LATER IN SOUTHWEST

NORTH FITZROY

NORTHEASTERLY VEERING EASTERLY, 4 OR 5, INCREASING 6 OR 7 LATER IN SOUTHWEST. MODERATE OR ROUGH, BECOMING SLIGHT OR MODERATE LATER IN EAST. FAIR. GOOD

SOLE

NORTH BECOMING VARIABLE, 2 TO 4. ROUGH AT FIRST IN WEST, OTHERWISE MODERATE, BECOMING SLIGHT IN EAST. SHOWERS. GOOD

LUNDY FASTNET

WEST OR NORTHWEST 4 TO 6. SLIGHT, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE. SHOWERS. GOOD

IRISH SEA

NORTHWEST 3 TO 5, BECOMING VARIABLE 3 LATER. SMOOTH OR SLIGHT, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE IN FAR SOUTH. WINTRY SHOWERS, RAIN FOR A TIME. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

SHANNON

NORTHWEST 3 TO 5, BECOMING VARIABLE 3 LATER. MODERATE OR ROUGH, BECOMING MODERATE. SHOWERS. GOOD

ROCKALL

CYCLONIC IN FAR NORTHEAST, OTHERWISE NORTHWESTERLY, BACKING SOUTHWESTERLY LATER, 4 TO 6. MODERATE OR ROUGH. SHOWERS. GOOD

MALIN

CYCLONIC 3 TO 5. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY SLIGHT IN EAST. RAIN THEN SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

HEBRIDES

VARIABLE, MAINLY SOUTHWEST, 2 TO 4. MODERATE. WINTRY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

BAILEY

CYCLONIC 4 TO 6. MODERATE OR ROUGH. RAIN OR SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

FAIR ISLE

NORTHERLY 3 TO 5, OCCASIONALLY 6 IN EAST. MODERATE OR ROUGH. SNOW SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

FAEROES

VARIABLE, MAINLY EAST, 3 TO 5. MODERATE OR ROUGH. SNOW SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

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