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A brisk southeasterly airflow will persist for another day or so, but will ease during Sunday, as a ridge of high pressure develops across central areas.

* 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 Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 around Orkney.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough around Orkney.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south, then southwest later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 around Orkney.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough around Orkney.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 occasionally 6 near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate, becoming rough for a time in north.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  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 Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in far west, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  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 Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in southwest, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  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 Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  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 Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly veering southeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East veering southeast, then southwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly veering southerly, then westerly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  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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    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly veering southerly, then westerly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south, then west or southwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but moderate in far north and in far south.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, veering south 5 to 7, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      East veering southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, veering south 5 to 7, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southeasterly gale force 8.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, perhaps occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, perhaps occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      East to southeast 5 to 6, perhaps locally 7 until afternoon, decreasing 4 to 5 late Friday evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate in the southeast of the area, moderate to rather rough in the north and west.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast to east 4 to 5, decreasing 3 to 4 during the morning, locally 5 during the afternoon, backing northeast by evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Rather cloudy at first becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

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

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00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

  • Wind

    Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

  • Wind

    Easterly veering southerly, then westerly later, 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov