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A deep Atlantic depression and its associated weather fronts will move steadily northeastwards and will bring a much milder westerly or southwesterly airflow to all areas by early Monday.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney * warning

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 or gale 8, then veering southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in north, but becoming slight or moderate later in south.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain or showers, occasional sleet at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, backing southerly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough in north, otherwise slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 or 6, increasing 7 or gale 8, veering southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or sleet for a time, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 or 6, increasing 7 or gale 8, veering west or southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or sleet for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing south later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 in north, veering westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or sleet for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, backing south 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, then veering westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good later.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, then backing southerly 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, veering westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time, then veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeasterly at first in east, otherwise westerly or southwesterly, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  8. Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly * warning

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 later, then becoming west or northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far east, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later near the Isles of Scilly.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing west or southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight at times in lyme bay, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  9. Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel * warning

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in Bristol Channel, otherwise southwest 5 to 7, veering west 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  10. St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel * warning

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeasterly at first in north, otherwise southwesterly, veering westerly, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      West, backing south or southwest, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway * warning

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      West, backing south or southwest, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later except in Liverpool Bay.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, veering west or southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally rough at first in north.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      West or southwest, backing south or southwest, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north, then veering southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first, then showers in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate until later in east, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in north.
    • Weather

      Showers in north, then occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  14. The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel * warning

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north, veering southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeast 7 to severe gale 9, veering west 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough, occasionally high later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, backing south or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southwesterly, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, occasional sleet at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south, 6 to gale 8, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far north and in far south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides * warning

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southwesterly, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough, becoming very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, occasional sleet at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south, 6 to gale 8, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, increasing 6 to gale 8, then veering south or southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

    For coastal areas up to 60 nautical miles from Lerwick, Shetland

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southeasterly severe gale force 9 expected later (issued 20/2146)

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 23:59 UTC Sun 21st Jan

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4 increasing 6 to gale 8
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming mainly rough
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, rain later
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later

    00:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8 veering south or southwest 5 or 6
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough
    • Weather

      Occasional rain
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 21st Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jan

    • Wind

      West to southwest 6 to 7, perhaps occasionally gale 8, becoming variable 2 to 4 guernsey northwards by dawn, then generally north to northwest 4 to 5 late morning.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, locally moderate in the north Monday morning.
    • Weather

      Outbreaks of rain or drizzle, occasionally persistent and heavy overnight misty, risk of fog patches at times mostly clearing by midday.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, perhaps very poor at times becoming good late morning.

    12:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jan

    • Wind

      North to northwest 4 to 5, backing west to southwest 2 to 4 in the evening, increasing 4 to 6 after midnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough with swell, becoming slight for a time overnight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle after midnight misty with a risk of fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor, perhaps very poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jan