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A depression over England will move quickly away to the east. An Atlantic depression will move east into Scotland on 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west or northwest 6 to gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north, but slight in inner Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4 then west 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers becoming wintry.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 increasing 6 to gale 8, backing southwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      South becoming cyclonic 5 or 6 then west or northwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      South 5 or 6 veering west 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 increasing 6 to gale 8, backing southwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west or northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain clearing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 6 or 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale force 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain clearing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later in west.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming rough or very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

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

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first and later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 6 to gale 8 then northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain clearing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 in west, then northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain clearing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest backing southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 6 or 7, backing southwest 5 or 6 for a time, increasing 7 or gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 7 or gale 8 veering west or northwest 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north, backing southwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in south, rough or very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in south, rough or very rough becoming high in north.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in the North Channel.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough in the North Channel.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southwesterly 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic later in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7 at first in north, otherwise southwesterly veering northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming high.
    • Weather

      Rain then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming mainly good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7 becoming west or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7 becoming west or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming high.
    • Weather

      Rain then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming northwest 5 to 7, backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate or rough becoming very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th 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 expected later, issued at 28/2153

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, backing west or southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Rough, but moderate in east and very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 6 to 7 with gusts to 45kt, veering west to northwest and decreasing 5 to 6 this evening, then 4 to 5 after midnight, backing southwest by midday, increasing 6 to 7 during the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Rough to very rough decreasing rather rough overnight, increasing rough by evening.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 6 to gale 8, veering west to northwest and decreasing 5 to 7 after dawn.
    • Sea State

      Rough to very rough, decreasing rather rough to rough during Tuesday.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle clearing around dawn on Tuesday.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, becoming good Tuesday morning.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

Isle of Man

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

  • Wind

    West 6 or 7, backing southwest 5 or 6 for a time, increasing 7 or gale 8 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Showers then rain.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

17:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 16:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

  • Wind

    Southwest 7 or gale 8 veering west or northwest 6 or 7 occasionally gale 8.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Scattered showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar