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High pressure will decline southeastwards, allowing a developing low to move eastwards across the Northern Isles later today. An associated cold front will then introduce an unseasonably cold northerly flow during the course of Monday, as it progresses quickly southwards across the United Kingdom.

* 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

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8, then veering north 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight at first in Moray Firth, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, wintry showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      North 5 or 6, backing northwest 5 to 7, then veering north 7 to severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, backing southwest 5 or 6, then veering northwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, veering north 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but rough near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Rain or sleet at first, then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 4 or 5, then veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, veering north 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 3 or 4, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then northwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, wintry showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southerly 3 or 4, then veering southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in northeast.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then northwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, veering northwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight, occasionally moderate later offshore.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  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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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, but slight in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming west 3 or 4, then veering north 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming moderate later offshore and in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  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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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, veering north or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

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

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

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 3 or 4, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 2 or 3, backing southwest 3 or 4, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 2 or 3, backing southwest 3 or 4, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming west 3 or 4, then veering northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in far north.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, veering northerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later to the west of Rathlin Island.
    • Sea State

      Slight at first in southeast, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  14. The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming west 3 or 4, then veering northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, veering north 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at first, then wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, veering west 4 or 5, then veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, wintry showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west or northwest 5 to 7, then veering north 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, wintry showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      North 5 or 6, backing northwest 6 to gale 8, then veering north later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  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

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west or northwest 5 to 7, then veering north 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, wintry showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      North 5 or 6, backing northwest 6 to gale 8, then veering north later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high later.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6, then north 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, snow showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

    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 soon, veering Northerly later. Issued at 23/0335 UTC.

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Apr

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming north 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Rain, then snow showers
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

    • Wind

      East or variable 1 to 3, locally 4 in the south at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mist patches near French coasts at first, risk of a light shower in the north.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 1 to 3, becoming westerly 3 to 4 by early afternoon, then northwest to north 4 to 5 during the evening.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, increasing slight to moderate by early evening.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain from mid-evening.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate overnight.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr

Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Apr

  • Wind

    Variable 2 or 3, becoming west 3 or 4, then veering northwest 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in far north.
  • Weather

    Fair at first, then occasional rain or drizzle.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

06:00 UTC Mon 24th Apr – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Apr

  • Wind

    Northwesterly 4 or 5, veering northerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later to the west of Rathlin Island.
  • Sea State

    Slight at first in southeast, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in far north.
  • Weather

    Rain at first, then wintry showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Apr