AND NOW THE SHIPPING FORECAST ISSUED BY THE MET OFFICE, ON BEHALF OF THE MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY, AT 0505 ON WEDNESDAY 09 MARCH 2005
THE GENERAL SYNOPSIS AT MIDNIGHT HIGH 50 MILES WEST OF ROCKALL 1041 EXPECTED SOUTHWEST ROCKALL 1038 BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
THE AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
LUNDY FASTNET NORTH OR NORTHEAST 3 OR 4. MAINLY FAIR. GOOD
IRISH SEA NORTH BACKING NORTHWEST 3 OR 4, OCCASIONALLY 5 LATER. MAINLY FAIR. GOOD
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