North Sea forecast

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North Sea shipping forecast

Issued by KNMI at 18:49 UTC 230418.

Gale warnings:
Forties 
west to southwest 7

other districts:
no warning


Synopsis:
low, 984, over the Norwegian Sea changing little.  trough over the British Isles 
moving east across the North Sea. low develops later over England and moving to 
Humber.

Forecast valid Monday 21:00 till Tuesday 09:00 UTC:
Dover 
southwest 5-6, decreasing 4-5. good, decreasing moderate, later locally possibly 
poor.

Thames 
southwest 5-6, later decreasing 4-5. good, later locally possibly moderate.

Humber 
southwest 5-6, later decreasing 4-5. possibly first occasional rain. good, in 
precipitation possibly moderate.

German Bight 
southwest 4-5, increasing 5-6. occasional rain. good, in precipitation possibly 
moderate.

Fisher 
southwest 4-5, veering west 5-6, later possibly 7. occasional rain. good, moderate 
in precipitation, possibly poor.

Dogger 
south to southwest 4-5, veering west to southwest 5-6. first occasional rain. good, 
in precipitation possibly moderate.

Forties 
southwest 4-5, increasing west 6-7. occasional rain. good, moderate in precipitation.

Viking 
southwest 5-6, decreasing 4-5, later in the South increasing 5-6. occasional rain. 
good, moderate in precipitation, possibly poor.


Forecast valid Tuesday 09:00 till Tuesday 21:00 UTC:
Dover 
southwest 4-5, increasing 5-6. especially later occasional rain. moderate to good, 
locally possibly poor.

Thames 
southwest 4-5, increasing 5-6. gradually periods of rain. good, locally moderate, 
possibly poor.

Humber 
southwest 4-5, decreasing mainly south 3-4, later variable 3-5. gradually periods of 
rain. good, moderate in precipitation.

German Bight 
southwest 5-6, decreasing 4-5. later periods of rain. good, moderate in 
precipitation.

Fisher 
west 5-6, first possibly 7, backing southwest. good.

Dogger 
southwest 5-6, gradually decreasing 3-4. periods of rain. good, moderate in 
precipitation.

Forties 
west 5-6, first possibly 7, gradually decreasing southwest 3-4. in the North 
occasional rain. good, moderate in precipitation.

Viking 
mainly southwest 5-6, in the South first possibly 7, veering west, later decreasing 
3-4. occasional rain. good, moderate in precipitation.


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