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A brief ridge of high pressure will build across the United Kingdom on Saturday. However deep areas of low pressure will develop to the northwest of Scotland and to the east of Scotland on Sunday.

* 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, veering northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later, then southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6, veering westerly or northwesterly 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time in south, backing southwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 later, then southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, veering west or northwest 6 or 7, increasing gale 8 at times, backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing west 3 or 4, backing southeast 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing southwest 3 or 4, backing south 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      South veering west 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southerly 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly 6 or 7, veering westerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in east, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time in east, veering westerly or northwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, veering west or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing south 5 or 6, veering southwest 6 or 7 later, then veering west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough in west later.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming south 5 or 6, veering west or northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest, 5 or 6 increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 3 or 4, backing south 5 or 6 later, then veering northwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west, 5 or 6 increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in south later.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest, 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 or 6 later, then veering west 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming southeasterly 5 or 6 later, then veering northwesterly 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly, 6 or 7 increasing gale 8 at times in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming southeasterly 5 or 6 later, then veering northwesterly 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly, 6 or 7 increasing gale 8 at times in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, backing southwesterly 3 or 4, backing southeasterly 5 to 7 later, then veering westerly.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 or 7, increasing gale 8 at times, perhaps severe gale 9 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southeasterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, veering southwesterly 7 or gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain for a time, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  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

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southeasterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in west later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, veering southwesterly 7 or gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain for a time, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 or 6 at first in south, backing westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, backing southeasterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, but moderate at first in west and south.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th May

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 or 6 at first in south, backing westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, but moderate at first in west and south.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      West or northwest backing southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, perhaps isolated showers later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

    • Wind

      West 3 to 4, backing southerly during the afternoon, locally variable 2 jersey southwards, increasing 4 to 5 early evening and 5 to 6 by midnight, perhaps 7 mid-channel, veering southwest by dawn on Sunday.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight, becoming moderate in the evening, locally rather rough in the north by midnight.
    • Weather

      Fair rain spreading from the west by early evening.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor in rain.

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 4 to 5, veering northwest 5 to 6 around midday, backing west to southwest overnight and decreasing 3 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in the south to rather rough in the north, becoming slight to moderate overnight.
    • Weather

      Rain clearing early afternoon to fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor in rain, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May

Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Sat 30th May – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st May

  • Wind

    Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming southeasterly 5 or 6 later, then veering northwesterly 6 or 7.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain later.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

05:00 UTC Sun 31st May – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Jun

  • Wind

    Northwesterly backing westerly, 6 or 7 increasing gale 8 at times in north.
  • Sea State

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

    Rain at first, then showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or poor, becoming good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 30th May