North Sea forecast

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North Sea shipping forecast

Issued by KNMI at 08:42 UTC 240319.

Gale warnings:
Forties Viking 
west 8

Fisher 
west 7

Dogger 
southwest 7

other districts:
no warning


Synopsis:
ridge over the Netherlands moving south. low east of Iceland, 999, moving via 
southern Sweden to the Baltic Sea. associated trough moving southwards and will 
reach the northerly coast on Sunday evening.

Forecast valid Sunday 09:00 till Sunday 21:00 UTC:
Dover 
north to northeast 2-3, gradually variable, later increasing northwest 3-4. good.

Thames 
mainly north 2-3, increasing west 3-4, later 4-5. good.

Humber 
west 4-5, later increasing 6-7. later occasional showers. good, moderate in 
precipitation.

German Bight 
west to southwest 4-5, increasing 5-6, later 6-7, in the North veering northwest. 
later showers, risk hail and thunderstorm. good, moderate in precipitation, possibly 
poor.

Fisher 
southwest 5-6, increasing 6-7, later veering northwest. occasional showers, later 
risk hail and thunderstorm. good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.

Dogger 
southwest 5-6, increasing 6-7, later veering northwest. later showers, risk hail and 
thunderstorm. good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.

Forties 
southwest 6-7, temporary 8, veering west to northwest. showers, risk hail and 
thunderstorm. good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.

Viking 
southwest 6-7, possibly temporary 8, later veering northwest. showers, risk hail and 
thunderstorm. good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.


Forecast valid Sunday 21:00 till Monday 09:00 UTC:
Dover 
northwest 3-4, increasing 5-6. risk shower. good, in precipitation possibly moderate.

Thames 
west 4-5, increasing northwest 6-7. occasional showers. good, moderate in 
precipitation.

Humber 
west 6-7, soon veering northwest, in the East possibly 8. showers, first risk hail 
and thunderstorm. good, moderate in precipitation, first possibly poor.

German Bight 
west to northwest 6-7, in the South first southwest, veering north to northwest, 
possibly 8. showers, risk hail and thunderstorm. good, moderate to poor in 
precipitation.

Fisher 
northwest 6-7, in the West possibly 8. showers, first risk hail and thunderstorm. 
good, moderate to poor in precipitation.

Dogger 
northwest 6-7, temporary increasing 7-8. showers, risk hail and thunderstorm. good, 
moderate to poor in precipitation.

Forties 
west to northwest 7-8, veering north to northwest, later decreasing 5-6. first 
showers, risk hail and thunderstorm. good, moderate in precipitation, first possibly 
poor.

Viking 
north to northwest 6-7, in the South possibly 8, later decreasing 5-6. first 
occasional showers. good, moderate in precipitation, first possibly poor.


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