AND NOW THE SHIPPING FORECAST ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE, ON BEHALF OF THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY, AT 0505 UTC ON TUESDAY 15 JUNE 2021 FOR THE PERIOD 0600 UTC TUESDAY 15 JUNE TO 0600 UTC WEDNESDAY 16 JUNE 2021

THERE ARE WARNINGS OF GALES IN HEBRIDES BAILEY AND SOUTHEAST ICELAND

THE GENERAL SYNOPSIS AT MIDNIGHT

ATLANTIC LOW EXPECTED 80 MILES WEST OF ROCKALL 986 BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT

THE AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

VIKING NORTH UTSIRE SOUTH UTSIRE

NORTHWESTERLY 4 TO 6, BECOMING VARIABLE 3, THEN SOUTHERLY 5 TO 7 LATER, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER IN NORTH UTSIRE. MODERATE OR ROUGH. RAIN LATER. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR LATER

FORTIES CROMARTY FORTH TYNE DOGGER

VARIABLE 2 TO 4, BECOMING SOUTH 4 TO 6. SLIGHT OR MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY SMOOTH IN CROMARTY, FORTH AND TYNE UNTIL LATER. OCCASIONAL RAIN EXCEPT IN TYNE AND DOGGER. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

FISHER GERMAN BIGHT

WEST OR NORTHWEST, BACKING SOUTH LATER, 4 TO 6, BECOMING VARIABLE 4 FOR A TIME. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. FAIR. GOOD

HUMBER

VARIABLE 2 TO 4, BECOMING SOUTHEAST 4 OR 5 LATER. SLIGHT, OCCASIONALLY SMOOTH. FAIR. GOOD

THAMES DOVER

NORTHEAST VEERING SOUTHEAST LATER, 3 TO 5. SMOOTH OR SLIGHT. FAIR. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY POOR IN DOVER

WIGHT PORTLAND PLYMOUTH

NORTHEAST, 3 TO 5, BECOMING VARIABLE 2 TO 4. SMOOTH OR SLIGHT IN WIGHT, OTHERWISE SLIGHT OR MODERATE. FOG PATCHES IN WIGHT. MODERATE OR GOOD, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR IN WIGHT

BISCAY

VARIABLE 2 TO 4. SLIGHT OR MODERATE. FOG PATCHES. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

SOUTH FITZROY

NORTHEASTERLY 4 TO 6. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH LATER. FOG PATCHES, THUNDERY SHOWERS. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

NORTH FITZROY SOLE

VARIABLE 2 TO 4, BECOMING CYCLONIC 3 TO 5. MODERATE, BECOMING ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH LATER IN WEST. FOG PATCHES. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

LUNDY FASTNET IRISH SEA

VARIABLE 2 TO 4, BECOMING SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST 4 OR 5, OCCASIONALLY 6 IN IRISH SEA. SMOOTH OR SLIGHT AT FIRST IN IRISH SEA, OTHERWISE SLIGHT OR MODERATE. RAIN OR DRIZZLE AND FOG PATCHES LATER. MODERATE OR GOOD, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR

SHANNON

SOUTH VEERING SOUTHWEST, 4 TO 6. MODERATE OR ROUGH, BECOMING VERY ROUGH OR HIGH LATER. RAIN AND FOG PATCHES, SHOWERS LATER. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY VERY POOR UNTIL LATER

ROCKALL MALIN

SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST VEERING SOUTHWEST LATER, 4 TO 6, INCREASING 7 AT TIMES, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER. MODERATE OR ROUGH, BECOMING VERY ROUGH OR HIGH LATER IN ROCKALL. RAIN THEN SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

HEBRIDES BAILEY

SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST, 5 TO 7, INCREASING GALE 8 FOR A TIME, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER. MODERATE OR ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY VERY ROUGH LATER. RAIN THEN SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

FAIR ISLE FAEROES

VARIABLE 2 TO 4, BECOMING CYCLONIC 5 TO 7. MODERATE OR ROUGH. RAIN THEN SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

SOUTHEAST ICELAND