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Very deep areas of low pressure for late may and early june will bring a very disturbed and windy weather pattern for several days.

* 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

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, veering westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8 later, perhaps severe gale 9 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, backing southwesterly 5 or 6 later, then backing southerly 6 to gale 8 perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, backing southeasterly 5 or 6, veering westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8 later, perhaps severe gale 9 for a time later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, backing southeasterly 5 or 6 later, then backing southerly 6 to gale 8 perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 5 or 6, veering west 6 or 7 later, perhaps gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, backing southwest 4 or 5, backing south 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, veering westerly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southerly 6 or 7 later, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, veering westerly or northwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southerly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, veering southwesterly 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8 in east, veering northwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate occasionally rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 4 or 5, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, backing west 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 5 to 7, backing west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 5 to 7, backing west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough or very rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, backing westerly later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7 perhaps gale 8 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

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

      Moderate becoming occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, backing southwest 5, backing south 7 or gale 8 later, perhaps severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southeast veering west or northwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, backing south 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later, then veering west.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, backing southerly 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later, then veering westerly.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, veering northwest 6 to gale 8, backing west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, backing southwest 5 to 7, backing south 6 to gale 8 later, perhaps severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, veering west 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in far north and far south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, backing southwest 5 to 7, becoming cyclonic 6 to gale 8 later, perhaps severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, veering west 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, backing southwest 5 to 7, becoming cyclonic 6 to gale 8 later, perhaps severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in south, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor later.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate from southwest.
    • Weather

      Rain later, mainly in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later mainly in south.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 to 6, veering southwest by dawn, further veering west to northwest around midday, decreasing 4 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, becoming moderate to rather rough by dawn, decreasing slight to moderate again in the evening.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, clearing during the afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor in rain, becoming good in the afternoon.

    23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 4 to 5, backing west to southwest in the morning, decreasing 3 to 4 for a time, further backing southerly in the evening and increasing 5 to 6, perhaps 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate with swell, increasing moderate in the south to rough in the north during the evening.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

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

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Strong wind warning

23:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 31st May

  • Wind

    Southwesterly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, backing westerly later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain, then showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.

23:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

  • Wind

    Westerly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later in north.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, becoming rough or very rough.
  • Weather

    Showers, rain later.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor later.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May