AND NOW THE SHIPPING FORECAST ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE, ON BEHALF OF THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY, AT 1725 UTC ON SATURDAY 06 JUNE 2020 FOR THE PERIOD 1800 UTC SATURDAY 06 JUNE TO 1800 UTC SUNDAY 07 JUNE 2020

THERE ARE WARNINGS OF GALES IN HUMBER THAMES DOVER HEBRIDES BAILEY FAIR ISLE FAEROES AND SOUTHEAST ICELAND

THE GENERAL SYNOPSIS AT MIDDAY

LOW TYNE 988 EXPECTED GERMAN BIGHT 1002 BY MIDDAY TOMORROW

THE AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS

VIKING NORTH UTSIRE SOUTH UTSIRE EAST FORTIES

CYCLONIC, MAINLY NORTHWESTERLY, 3 TO 5, INCREASING 6 OR 7, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER IN NORTH UTSIRE. MODERATE BECOMING ROUGH. OCCASIONAL RAIN. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

WEST FORTIES CROMARTY

NORTHWESTERLY 4 TO 6, INCREASING 7 AT TIMES. MODERATE BECOMING ROUGH, EXCEPT IN WEST CROMARTY. OCCASIONAL RAIN. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

FORTH

VARIABLE 3 OR 4, BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 7. SLIGHT OR MODERATE, BECOMING ROUGH IN EAST. RAIN FOR A TIME. MODERATE OR GOOD

TYNE DOGGER

NORTH OR NORTHWEST 4 TO 6, OCCASIONALLY 7 LATER. MODERATE, BECOMING ROUGH LATER. SHOWERS THEN RAIN. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

FISHER

SOUTHWEST 4 TO 6, BECOMING VARIABLE 3 OR 4. MODERATE, BECOMING ROUGH LATER IN FAR WEST. SHOWERS. GOOD

GERMAN BIGHT

SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7, BECOMING CYCLONIC 4 TO 6. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH AT FIRST IN SOUTH. THUNDERY SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

HUMBER

CYCLONIC BECOMING NORTHWEST, 5 TO 7, OCCASIONALLY GALE 8 AT FIRST, DECREASING 4 AT TIMES LATER. MODERATE OR ROUGH. THUNDERY SHOWERS, RAIN LATER. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR

THAMES DOVER

SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7, OCCASIONALLY GALE 8 AT FIRST, VEERING WEST OR NORTHWEST, 3 TO 5. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH AT FIRST, BECOMING SLIGHT, EXCEPT IN NORTH THAMES. SHOWERS. MAINLY GOOD

WIGHT PORTLAND

WEST 5 TO 7, VEERING NORTHWEST 3 OR 4, THEN BECOMING VARIABLE LATER. MODERATE OR ROUGH, BECOMING SMOOTH OR SLIGHT. SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

PLYMOUTH BISCAY FITZROY SOLE

NORTH OR NORTHWEST 4 OR 5, INCREASING 6 AT TIMES. MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY ROUGH, EXCEPT IN BISCAY. OCCASIONAL RAIN OR SHOWERS. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

LUNDY FASTNET IRISH SEA

NORTHWEST VEERING NORTH, 4 TO 6, OCCASIONALLY 7 AT FIRST IN LUNDY AND FASTNET. ROUGH AT FIRST IN SOUTH LUNDY AND SOUTH FASTNET, OTHERWISE MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY SLIGHT. OCCASIONAL RAIN UNTIL LATER. GOOD, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE

SHANNON ROCKALL MALIN

NORTH OR NORTHWEST 5 TO 7, DECREASING 3 TO 5 LATER. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE LATER. SHOWERS. MAINLY GOOD

HEBRIDES

NORTH 5 TO 7, OCCASIONALLY GALE 8 AT FIRST, DECREASING 4 LATER. VERY ROUGH, BECOMING MODERATE LATER. SHOWERS. GOOD

BAILEY

NORTHERLY 5 TO 7, OCCASIONALLY GALE 8 AT FIRST IN EAST, BACKING SOUTHWESTERLY 3 TO 5 LATER. VERY ROUGH, BECOMING MODERATE LATER. MAINLY FAIR. GOOD

FAIR ISLE FAEROES EAST SOUTHEAST ICELAND

NORTHERLY 6 OR 7, INCREASING GALE 8 AT TIMES, BACKING NORTHWESTERLY 4 TO 6 LATER. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH, OCCASIONALLY MODERATE. SHOWERS. GOOD

WEST SOUTHEAST ICELAND