The Shipping Forecast

VIKING NORTH UTSIRE SOUTH UTSIRE
VARIABLE BECOMING SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST 2 OR 3, OCCASIONALLY 4. FAIR. GOOD

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Fishermen swear at it. Prisoners gamble on it. Foreigners wonder at it. The Germans thought it was a spy message. If ever there was an British Institution its the Met Office's Shipping Forecast as read on BBC Radio 4.

& Mark A Phillips, G7LTT 1995-2004
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