North Sea forecast

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North Sea shipping forecast

Issued by KNMI at 07:46 UTC 260918.

Gale warnings:
Forties 
southwest 8

German Bight Fisher 
west to southwest 8

Humber Dogger 
southwest 7

other districts:
no warning


Synopsis:
ridge across The Channel and the south of England changing little. low in the 
Norwegian Sea, 975, moving northeastwards, associated weak trough moving across the 
North Sea southeastwards. secondary low develops west of Scotland, and moving 
eastwards to Norway, 1008. associated troughs will move across the northern part of 
the North Sea east.

Forecast valid Wednesday 09:00 till Wednesday 21:00 UTC:
Dover 
southwest 3-4. good.

Thames 
southwest 5-6, decreasing 4-5. good.

Humber Dogger 
southwest 6-7, decreasing west to southwest 4-5. first risk light rain or drizzle. 
good, in precipitation possibly moderate.

German Bight 
west to southwest 7-8, decreasing west 5-6. occasionally light rain or drizzle. good,
 moderate in precipitation.

Fisher 
west to southwest 7-8, decreasing west to northwest 5-6, later 4-5. occasionally 
light rain or drizzle. good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.

Forties 
southwest 6-7, first possibly 8, soon decreasing west 4-5, in the West later 
increasing 5-6. occasionally light rain or drizzle. good, moderate in precipitation, 
possibly poor.

Viking 
west 5-6, later decreasing 4-5. especially later occasional rain. good, moderate in 
precipitation.


Forecast valid Wednesday 21:00 till Thursday 09:00 UTC:
Dover 
southwest 3-4, backing south to southeast. good.

Thames 
southwest 4-5, decreasing 3-4. good.

Humber 
west to southwest 4-5, decreasing 3-4, later increasing south to southwest 4-5. good.

German Bight 
west 5-6, decreasing 4-5, later increasing southwest 5-6. good.

Fisher 
west to northwest 4-5, increasing 5-6, later southwest 6-7. occasionally light rain 
or drizzle. good, moderate in precipitation.

Dogger 
west to southwest 4-5, increasing southwest 5-6. good.

Forties 
west 4-6, increasing southwest 6-7, later possibly 8. in the North occasional rain. 
good, moderate in precipitation.

Viking 
west 4-5, backing southwest, in the South increasing 6-7, later veering northwest. 
periods of rain. good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.


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