North Sea forecast

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North Sea shipping forecast

Issued by KNMI at 20:20 UTC 150119.

Gale warnings:
Viking 
southwest 8

Humber Fisher Dogger Forties 
southwest 7

other districts:
no warning


Synopsis:
high, 1028, over the Alps is almost stationary. low, 986, north of Scotland moving 
to Sweden whilst deepening, 978. associated troughs will move from the afternoon 
across the North Sea.

Forecast valid Tuesday 21:00 till Wednesday 09:00 UTC:
Dover Thames 
southwest 5-6, later possibly 7. occasionally drizzle. good, in precipitation 
possibly moderate.

Humber Dogger 
west to southwest 5-6, increasing southwest 6-7. occasionally drizzle. good, in 
precipitation possibly moderate.

German Bight 
west to southwest 5-6, later increasing southwest 6-7. occasionally drizzle. good, 
in precipitation possibly moderate.

Fisher 
west 5-6, backing southwest 6 possibly 7. periods of rain or drizzle. good, moderate 
in precipitation, possibly poor.

Forties 
west to southwest 5-6, soon increasing southwest 6-7, later in the northwestern part 
veering west to northwest. periods of rain. good, moderate in precipitation, 
possibly poor.

Viking 
west 3-4, backing southwest and increasing 7-8, later cyclonic. periods of rain. 
good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.


Forecast valid Wednesday 09:00 till Wednesday 21:00 UTC:
Dover 
southwest 6-7, later veering west 5-6. occasionally drizzle, then showery rain. good,
 moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.

Thames 
southwest 6-7, later veering west. occasionally drizzle, then showery rain. good, 
moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.

Humber German Bight 
southwest 6-7, possibly for a time 8, later veering west. occasionally drizzle, then 
showery rain. good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.

Fisher 
southwest 6-7, veering northwest and decreasing 5-6. periods of rain. good, moderate 
in precipitation, possibly poor.

Dogger 
southwest 6-7, veering west to northwest. periods of rain, later occasional showers. 
good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.

Forties 
west to northwest 6-7, in the southeastern part first southwest 6-7, decreasing 
north to northwest 4-5. rain, then showers, later risk hail. good, moderate in 
precipitation, possibly poor.

Viking 
cyclonic 7-8, soon north to northwest and gradually decreasing 5-6. occasional 
showers, later risk hail. good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.


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