Aught, no. 10 (2003)


Ann Marie Eldon

Shipping Forecast, London Met. Office, 16/01/03

Viking, North Utsire, South Utsire,
southwesterly 6 to gale 8,
occasionally severe gale 9.
In Viking, occasional rain.
Moderate or good.

Forties, southwest 6 to gale 8,
occasionally severe gale 9,
perhaps storm 10 later.
Rain later.
Moderate or good.

Cromarty, Forth,
southwesterly 5 to 7,
increasing gale 8 to storm 10 for a time.
Occasional rain.
Moderate or good.

Tyne,
southwesterly 5 to 7,
increasing 7 to severe gale 9,
perhaps storm10 later.
Rain later.
Moderate or good.

Dogger, Fisher,
southwesterly 6 to gale 8,
perhaps severe gale 9 later.
Rain later.
Good.

German Bight, Humber, Thames,
southwesterly 5 to 7,
perhaps gale 8 later.
Rain later.
Good.

Dover, Wight, Portland,
southwesterly 4, increasing 5 to 7,
perhaps gale 8 later in Portland.
Rain later.
Moderate or good.

Plymouth,
southwesterly 5 to 7,
occasionally gale 8.
Rain.
Moderate or good.

Biscay,
mainly southwesterly 5 to 7,
perhaps gale 8 later in north.
Rain.
Mainly good.

Fitzroy,
southerly, veering westerly 5 to 7,
occasionally gale 8,
becoming variable 3 in south.
Rain.
Moderate or good.

Sole, Lundy, Fastnet,
southerly, veering westerly 5 to 7,
occasionally gale 8 or severe gale 9.
Rain.
Moderate or good.

Irish Sea, Shannon,
southerly 7 to severe gale 9,
occasionally storm 10 in Irish Sea,
veering southwesterly 5 to 7.
Rain.
Moderate or good.

Rockall, Malin, Hebrides, Bailey,
southwesterly, veering westerly 7 to severe gale 9,
occasionally storm 10, becoming cyclonic
or westerly 5 to 7 later in Hebrides and Bailey.
Rain, then squally showers.
Moderate or good.

Fair Isle, Faeroes,
southwesterly, 7 to severe gale 9,
occasionally storm 10 in Fair Isle,
veering northerly 5 to 7 later in Faeroes.
Rain.
Moderate or good.

Southeast Iceland,
southwesterly, veering northerly 5 to 7,
perhaps gale 8 later.
Rain or wintry showers.
Moderate or good.


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