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A cold and showery mainly westerly airflow will affect all areas today and Monday before a ridge of high pressure builds from the west on Wednesday.

* 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 Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest becoming cyclonic then northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, but rough or very rough north and west of Orkney.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering northwest later 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight near shore otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight near shore otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  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 Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered east otherwise moderate or rough, but rough or very rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Squally showers becoming wintry.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West, veering northwest later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered east otherwise moderate or rough, but very rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  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 Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, rough or very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West, veering northwest later 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, rough or very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  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 Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  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 Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6 increasing 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  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

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in shelter otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in shelter otherwise rough or very rough, becoming high in west.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high in far south.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  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

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming very high in south for a time.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in sheltered east otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

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

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

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 for a time, then 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough in the west, moderate in the east.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good, moderate in showers.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 6, occasionally 7, with gusts to 50 kt near showers, backing southwest in the evening.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, locally very rough at times.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers with a risk of hail and thunder, becoming isolated during the morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor in showers.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 6, occasionally 7, with gusts to 50 kt near showers, soon veering west, further veering west to northwest by evening.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, locally very rough at times.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers, with the risk of hail and thunder.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor in showers.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

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

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Strong wind warning

00:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

  • Wind

    Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
  • Sea State

    Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Squally wintry showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 23:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

  • Wind

    Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north.
  • Sea State

    Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough in far northwest.
  • Weather

    Squally wintry showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar