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Low pressure centred to the northeast of the United Kingdom over the North Sea will bring a cool and showery northerly or northwesterly airstream for the next 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

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 to 7, backing west 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first near rattery head and later near Cape Wrath.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, backing westerly 4 or 5 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 7, but westerly 4 or 5 at first in south, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasional moderate.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, veering northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, perhaps thundery.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times in south at first, then occasionally gale 8 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in north, slight or moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in north, decreasing 4 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in north, slight or moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 in far northeast later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, thundery in far east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at first in far northeast.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but moderate near North Foreland.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first in far east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first in far east.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest, veering northeast later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  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 Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5 occasionally 6 later near the Isles of Scilly.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far west, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near Isles of Scilly.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far west, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  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 Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth or slight in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 at times in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth or slight in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  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 Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  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 Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  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 Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, then occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally roughat first in far north.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  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 Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but rough at later in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, then occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but rough at first in north.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, backing west 3 or 4, then veering north 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Issued: 2147 UTC on Wednesday 02 September 2015, Northerly gale 8 continuing.

    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North 5 or 6, backing west or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in east at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5 veering north 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 3 to 4, perhaps locally 5 this evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 2 to 4, veering north to northeast in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep

Isle of Man

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

17:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

  • Wind

    North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate later.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Thursday 3rd Sep