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A filling low will move northeastwards across the north of Scotland today, bringing windy and unsettled weather to all parts. Thereafter, high pressure will develop across northern France and Biscay with weather conditions quietening down from the south.

* 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

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeasterly, becoming cyclonic, then northwesterly later, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in northeast.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 4, then southerly 4 or 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly, then westerly later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South veering southwest, then west later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West veering northwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, veering northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain or drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing south later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 or 7, veering west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, backing southerly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      West veering northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing south later, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in far south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight near Sutherland, otherwise moderate, becoming rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, backing east, then northeast later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first, becoming good later.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 22:59 UTC Fri 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 backing east 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    23:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 4 to 5, locally 6 at times, veering west to northwest 4 around noon on Saturday.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, locally rather rough mid-channel at times.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers at first a little rain or drizzle from around dawn.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming locally moderate to poor in rain or drizzle.

    11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West to northwest 3 to 4, decreasing 2 to 3 after midnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, decreasing slight Saturday evening, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle very soon clearing then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

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

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

  • Wind

    Southwesterly 6 or 7, veering west 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

11:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

  • Wind

    Westerly or northwesterly, backing southerly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers at first.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug