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A strong, cold, and showery mainly westerly airflow will affect all areas and persist for a few 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

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but rough or very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but rough or very rough in north, occasionally high around Cape Wrath later.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or souththwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in east, rough or very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in east, rough or very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in east, rough or very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in east, rough or very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest, 5 to 7 increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest backing southwest 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 or 7 increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in southeast, but rough or very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in southeast, but rough or very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming rough or very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in south, veering northwesterly 4 or 5, then backing southwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Westerly gale force 8

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in south, veering northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming wintry.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5 backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough in west, moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to 7 with gusts to 45 kt near showers, decreasing 4 to 6 for a time overnight, increasing 6 to 7 in the morning with some gusts to 50 kt for a time, decreasing 5 to 6 in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, locally very rough tonight and in the morning.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers with a risk of hail and thunder, becoming isolated by morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor in showers.

    18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 6, locally 7 with gusts to 45 knots near showers, backing southwest for a time overnight.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, with the risk of hail and thunder, becoming more frequent for a time overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor in showers.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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Strong wind warning

18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

  • Wind

    West or northwest, 5 to 7 increasing gale 8 at times.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Squally wintry showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

18:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 17:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

  • Wind

    West 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Squally wintry showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar