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A strong westerly flow covers the United Kingdom with an Atlantic depression moving quickly east to cross Scotland later today. A colder showery northwesterly flow spreading to all parts for Tuesday.

* 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 Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north, becoming slight for a time in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic, then northwest later, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest,veering northwest later 5 or 6, increasing 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 until later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest,veering west or northwest later 5 or 6, increasing 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then rain followed by showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 until later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly later 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then rain followed by showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, backing southwesterly for a time, 5 or 6 increasing 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair at first, then rain followed by showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing southwest for a time, 5 or 6, increasing 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair at first, then rain followed by showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, becoming good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing southwest for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high later in west, but moderate at first in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in west at first, becoming moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing southwest for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 later in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in Bristol Channel until later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west or northwest, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough, occasionally high later in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west or northwest, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

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

      Rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west or northwest, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 or 7, increasing 7 or gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west or northwest, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 until later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high in north.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, occasionally wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering northwest later, 4 or 5 increasing 7 to severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in west.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, occasionally wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest gale 8 to storm 10, decreasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West becoming cyclonic then northwest, 4 or 5 increasing 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far south, becoming slight in shelter for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, occasionally wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest gale gale 8 or severe gale 9, decreasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, then becoming very rough or high in far south and in far north.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West becoming cyclonic then northwest, 4 or 5 increasing 7 to severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, occasionally wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest gale 8 to storm 10, decreasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, becoming high, occasionally very high in far west.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, then northwest 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in west, but slight to east of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Showers, wintry at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th 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 expected soon, issued at 29/2138 UTC

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 22:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, backing south 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough at first in west.
    • Weather

      Showers, some wintry.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers, some wintry.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West to southwest 4 to 5 increasing 6 to 7 later this afternoon, further increasing 7 to gale 8 with gusts to 50kt late evening, veering west to northwest by morning, decreasing 6 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough becoming rough to very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, clearing around dawn.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor becoming good tomorrow morning.

    11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 6 to 7, decreasing 5 to 6 Wednesday morning.
    • Sea State

      Rough to very rough becoming rather rough to rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th 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

11:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 10:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

  • Wind

    Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, becoming very rough in North Channel.
  • Weather

    Rain then showers, occasionally wintry later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate good, occasionally poor.

11:00 UTC Tue 31st Mar – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Apr

  • Wind

    Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
  • Sea State

    Rough or very rough, occasionally high in North Channel.
  • Weather

    Squally showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 30th Mar