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A slow moving warm front currently lies across southeastern areas bringing occasional rain and thundery showers, although the front will move away eastwards this evening. A developing area of low pressure will move northwards across the eastern North Sea later today and overnight.

* 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest veering north later, 4 or 5 increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, backing northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast backing northwest later, 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, thundery with fog patches for a time, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, thundery with fog patches for a time, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 until later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor, becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

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

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Rain at first in east, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first in east.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 until later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

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

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first in Bristol Channel, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first in Bristol Channel.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 until later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in west, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 until later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4 at first in east, otherwise northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5 occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight for a time in southeast.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4 at first in east otherwise northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in far west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate but slight in southeast.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 or 6 but 4 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate but slight at first in southeast.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North to northwest 4, occasionally 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain soon clearing isolated showers by Tuesday morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest to northerly 4, occasionally 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

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

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

  • Wind

    Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time later in north.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

  • Wind

    Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug