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A deepening area of low pressure will move northeastwards passing just to the northwest of Scotland later tonight, thereafter leaving the United Kingdom in a strong westerly airstream. The weather will remain unsettled and at times very windy throughout.

* 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, backing southeast then veering west later, 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east at first, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, veering west or northwest 7 to severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, increasing 6 to gale 8, veering west or southwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7, then veering southwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7, then veering southwesterly.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, veering southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, veering southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

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

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming mainly good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, but very rough, occasionally high in far west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming mainly good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, veering southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle with fog patches, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming mainly good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, veering south or southwest 6 or 7, veering west or southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first and again later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 or 7, decreasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest, then west later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southwesterly, then westerly later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough, occasionally very rough near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest, then west, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, becoming southeast, then cyclonic, then west, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far south and in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, veering west or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9, later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far south and in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, becoming southeast, then cyclonic, then west, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, veering west or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9, later.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming very rough or high later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, backing southeast 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time, becoming cyclonic then northwest 5 to 7, backing west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough, occasionally high for a time in northeast.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

    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 at 27/1545)

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, backing southeast 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but slight at first in shelter east of shetland, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, but severe gale 9 at first in east, becoming cyclonic then northwesterly 5 to 7, backing west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time in the northeast.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      West to southwest 4 to 5, increasing 5 to 6 Saturday morning, occasionally 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Becoming moderate in the south to rough in the north.
    • Weather

      Occasional light rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor.

    00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 6 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough in the south to very rough in the north.
    • Weather

      Occasional light rain or drizzle, becoming more persistent and heavy Sunday evening.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

Isle of Man

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Strong wind warning

00:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

  • Wind

    Southeast 4 or 5, veering south or southwest 6 or 7, veering west or southwest later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, becoming moderate or rough later.
  • Weather

    Rain at first and again later.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate or poor.

00:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 23:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

  • Wind

    West or southwest 6 or 7, decreasing 5 or 6 for a time.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar