P162 ORACLE 162 Sun28 Dec ITV 2320:00  1/8     For 24 hours from 1900 Sun  SITUATION AT 1500GMT: High 1037 just west of Spain is slow moving. Series of depressions from Greenland to Norway are continuing to move rapidly, bringing associated frontal troughs across most sea areasN VIKING, N.UTSIRE, S.UTSIRE: W'ly 4 or 5 veering NW 7. Rain then wintry showers. Good becoming moderate for a time. Seas rough becoming very rough with moderate WNW'ly swell. FORTIES: W'ly 6 increasing 7. Rain at timesN Moderate or poor bec good later. Seas very rough with moderate W'ly swell. More follows >
P162 ORACLE 162 Sun28 Dec ITV 2320:20  2/8     For 24 hours from 1900 Sun  CROMARTY, FORTH, TYNE: W'ly 6 or 7. Rain /drizzle at times. Moderate locally poor. Seas rough, locally very rough in east later. DOGGER: W'ly 7. Light rain or drizzle at times. Moderate. Sea rough but locally very rough. FISHER,GERMAN BIGHT: Variable 3 or 4 in north at first, later W-Ng 6, but W-Ng 6 or 7 in south. Showers in south, rain later in north. Good bec moderate. Sea very rough with NW swell. More follows >
P162 ORACLE 162 Sun28 Dec ITV 2320:11  3/8     For 24 hours from 1900 Sun  HUMBER,THAMES, DOVER. W'ly 6 or 7. Occasional drizzle. Moderate bec poor at times. Sea rough. WIGHT,PORTLAND: W'ly 6 locally 7. Mostly fair. Moderate locally poor. Sea rough, locally moderate. PLYMOUTH: W'ly 6. Fair. Moderate becoming poor with fog patches. Sea rough with W'ly swell. More follows > Weather Index..160 Europe...163
P162 ORACLE 162 Sun28 Dec ITV 2300:51  4/8     For 24 hours from 1900 Sun  BISCAY: WSW 4, but 6 in the north. FairN Moderate, locally poor in west. Sea moderate in east, but rough in west with W'ly swell. FINISTERRE: Variable 3 or 4 becoming S'ly 6 in west later. Fair. Sea moderate bec rough in west later. SOLE: W'ly 6 later backing SW. Fair. Poor with fog patches. Seas rough with low W'ly swell. More follows >
P162 ORACLE 162 Sun28 Dec ITV 2332:20   J  For 24 hours from 1900 Sun  BISCAY: WSW 4, but 6 in the north. Fair. Moderate, locally poor in west. Sea moderate in east, but rough in west with W'ly swellN FINISTERRE: Variable 3 or 4 becoming S'ly 6 in west later. Fair. Sea moderate bec rough in west later. SOLE: W'ly 6 later backing SW. Fair. Poor with fog patchesN Seas rough with low W'ly swell. More follows >
P162 ORACLE 162 Sun28 Dec ITV 2321:30   5/8     For 24 hours from 1900 Sun  LUNDY, FASTNET: W'ly 6 locally 7. Fair. Poor with fog patches. Seas rough but very rough in Fastnet at first with W'ly swell. IRISH SEA: WSW 7. Rain or drizzle at times. Poor with fog patches. Seas moderate, locally rough. SHANNON: WSW 7 locally gale 8 in the north. Drizzle at times later. Poor with fog patches. Seas very rough with long W-SW swell. more follows >
P162 ORACLE 162 Sun28 Dec ITV 2321:11  6/8     For 24 hours from 1900 Sun  ROCKALL: W'ly gale 8 backing SW. Rain/ Drizzle at timesN Poor with fog patches Sea high with high SW'ly swell decreasing very rough later. MALIN, HEBRIDES, MINCHES: W-SW 7 to gale 8. Rain or drizzle at times. Poor with fog patches. Sea very rough with W'ly swell, rough in Minches. BAILEY: W'ly gale 8 soon NW 5 then backing SE incr gale 8. Rain at times. Poor becoming moderate. Sea very high at first becoming high with W-SG swell. More follows >
P162 ORACLE 162 Sun28 Dec ITV 2321:10  7/8     For 24 hours from 1900 Sun  FAIR ISLE: W'ly 6 soon veering NW then var 4. Rain then wintry showers. Moderate becoming good. Seas very rough in long W/SW swell. FAEROES: NW 6 in north, variable in south, bec SE 7. Showers then rain. Good in north, becoming moderate in south. Sea very rough with SW swell. SE ICELAND: NW 5 or 6, later becoming SE incr 7. Good bec moderate. Seas very rough or locally high with long SW'ly swell. No icing. More follows >
P162 ORACLE 162 Sun28 Dec ITV 2320:00  8/8     All ORACLE's U.K. weather services are provided by NOBLE DENTON WDATHER SERVICES Ltd, a private independent company which supplies forecasts to a wide range of industries in many parts of the world. With access to a variety of communications networks the team of forecasters can offer a tailor- made product to each client. ------ Forecasts in the U.K. are provided for the press, radio and television and for film-making, farming, construction and a wide range of marine operations. Further information: Noble Denton Weather Services Ltd 131 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4EB Weather Index..160 Europe...163