AND NOW THE SHIPPING FORECAST ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE,

ON BEHALF OF THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY, AT 1725

UTC ON SATURDAY 20 APRIL 2019 FOR THE PERIOD 1800 UTC

SATURDAY 20 APRIL TO 1800 UTC SUNDAY 21 APRIL 2019

THERE ARE WARNINGS OF GALES IN SOUTHEAST ICELAND

THE GENERAL SYNOPSIS AT MIDDAY

HIGH FISHER 1034 EXPECTED DENMARK 1025 BY MIDDAY

TOMORROW. NEW LOW EXPECTED BAILEY 1002 BY SAME TIME

THE AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

VIKING NORTH UTSIRE

VARIABLE 3 OR 4, BECOMING SOUTHERLY 5 OR 6 LATER. SLIGHT

OR MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH LATER IN NORTH.

OCCASIONAL RAIN AND DRIZZLE. GOOD OCCASIONALLY POOR

SOUTH UTSIRE

SOUTHERLY 3, INCREASING 4 OR 5. SMOOTH OR SLIGHT,

OCCASIONALLY MODERATE LATER. FAIR. GOOD

FORTIES CROMARTY FORTH TYNE DOGGER

VARIABLE 3 OR 4, BECOMING SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST 4 OR 5.

SMOOTH OR SLIGHT, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE LATER IN FORTIES

AND CROMARTY. MAINLY FAIR. GOOD OCCASIONALLY POOR

FISHER GERMAN BIGHT HUMBER

VARIABLE, BECOMING EAST OR SOUTHEAST, 3 OR 4. SMOOTH OR

SLIGHT. FAIR. GOOD OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

THAMES DOVER WIGHT PORTLAND PLYMOUTH

NORTHEAST 3 OR 4, INCREASING 5 AT TIMES. SLIGHT OR

MODERATE. FAIR. MODERATE OR GOOD

BISCAY

NORTH OR NORTHEAST 3 OR 4. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY SLIGHT

AT FIRST IN SOUTHEAST. SHOWERS IN SOUTH. GOOD

SOUTH FITZROY

NORTHEASTERLY 6, DECREASING 4 OR 5. ROUGH OCCASIONALLY

MODERATE. FAIR. GOOD

NORTH FITZROY

NORTHEASTERLY, BECOMING VARIABLE, 3 OR 4. MODERATE,

OCCASIONALLY ROUGH AT FIRST. FOG PATCHES. MODERATE,

OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

WEST SOLE

VARIABLE 3 OR 4, BECOMING SOUTHWESTERLY 4 OR 5. MODERATE

OR ROUGH. FOG PATCHES. POOR OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

EAST SOLE LUNDY FASTNET

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

FOG PATCHES. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

IRISH SEA

SOUTH 3 OR LESS, INCREASING 4 OR 5. SMOOTH OR SLIGHT,

OCCASIONALLY MODERATE LATER. FAIR. MODERATE OR GOOD

SHANNON

SOUTHWEST 3 OR 4, INCREASING 5 OR 6. ROUGH OCCASIONALLY

MODERATE. OCCASIONAL RAIN, FOG PATCHES. MODERATE,

OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

ROCKALL MALIN

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

OCCASIONALLY MODERATE IN EAST MALIN. OCCASIONAL RAIN, FOG

PATCHES. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

HEBRIDES

CYCLONIC 4 OR 5, BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 OR 6. ROUGH,

OCCASIONALLY MODERATE AT FIRST IN EAST. OCCASIONAL RAIN,

FOG PATCHES. MODERATE OR GOOD, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

BAILEY

SOUTHWEST, BECOMING CYCLONIC, 5 OR 6. ROUGH OR VERY

ROUGH. RAIN OR SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD, OCCASIONALLY

POOR

FAIR ISLE

SOUTHWEST, BACKING SOUTHEAST FOR A TIME, 4 OR 5,

INCREASING 6 LATER. MODERATE OR ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY

SLIGHT IN SOUTHEAST. OCCASIONAL RAIN. MODERATE

OCCASIONALLY POOR

FAEROES SOUTHEAST ICELAND

SOUTHWESTERLY 5 TO 7, OCCASIONALLY GALE 8 AT FIRST IN

SOUTHEAST ICELAND, BECOMING CYCLONIC 5 OR 6 LATER.

MODERATE OR ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH AT FIRST. RAIN