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North Sea shipping forecast

Issued by KNMI at 08:22 UTC 240118.

Gale warnings:
Viking 
south to southwest 10

Forties 
southwest 10

Dover Thames Humber German Bight Fisher Dogger 
south to southwest 9



Synopsis:
low, 958, near north Scotland moving to Norway. associated troughs will move across 
the North Sea east. low, 972, south of Iceland will move towards Scotland.

Forecast valid Wednesday 09:00 till Wednesday 21:00 UTC:
Dover Thames 
south to southwest 7-8, possibly for a time 9, decreasing southwest 5-6. from the 
west showery rain. moderate to good, in precipitation possibly poor.

Humber 
south to southwest 8-9, decreasing southwest 6-7. for a time showery rain. moderate 
to good, in precipitation possibly poor.

German Bight 
south to southwest 7-8, temporary increasing 8-9, later decreasing southwest 6-7. 
from the west showery rain. moderate to poor, risk fog, increasing good, moderate to 
poor in precipitation.

Fisher 
south 7-8, temporary increasing 8-9, veering southwest. first showery rain, then 
risk shower. moderate to poor, risk fog, increasing good, in precipitation possibly 
moderate.

Dogger 
south to southwest 8-9, decreasing southwest 6-7. first showery rain, then risk 
shower. moderate to good, poor in precipitation, increasing good, in precipitation 
possibly moderate.

Forties 
south 8-9, veering southwest 9-10, later decreasing west to southwest 7-8. first 
showery rain, then occasional showers. moderate to poor, increasing good, moderate 
in precipitation.

Viking 
south to southeast 8-9, veering south to southwest 9-10, later veering west. first 
showery rain, then showers. moderate to poor, increasing good, moderate in 
precipitation.


Forecast valid Wednesday 21:00 till Thursday 09:00 UTC:
Dover Thames 
southwest 5-6. occasional shower. good, in precipitation possibly moderate.

Humber 
southwest 6-7. occasional shower. good, in precipitation possibly moderate.

German Bight 
southwest 6-7, decreasing 5-6. occasional shower. good, in precipitation possibly 
moderate.

Fisher 
southwest 7-8, decreasing 5-6. occasional showers. good, moderate in precipitation.

Dogger 
southwest 6-7. occasional showers. good, moderate in precipitation.

Forties 
west to southwest 7-8, decreasing southwest 5-6. occasional showers. good, moderate 
in precipitation.

Viking 
west 9-10, decreasing 4-5, backing southwest. showers. good, moderate to poor in 
precipitation.


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