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An area of low pressure will move into Ireland, losing its identity, however it will bring rain, and fog patches to some western 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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in northwest, increasing 6 or 7 later, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in Moray Firth, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first, then occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times, backing southerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time in south, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 or 6, veering westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing mainly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South, veering west or southwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in west, veering westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but slight for a time in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, backing southwesterly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, veering west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough in southwest, but slight at times in the Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in north, otherwise southerly 5 to 7, veering southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time, then occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time, then occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, veering westerly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north, backing southwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, veering westerly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth for a time in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering west later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

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

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

      Occasional rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering southwest later, 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first, then perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, perhaps thundery at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in south and far north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering southwest later, 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first, then perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough or very rough later.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, perhaps thundery at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then increasing 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first, then occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southerly gale force 8 possible later.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 23:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly, 3 in the south to 5 in the north, increasing 4 to 6 this evening and 5 to 6 after midnight, veering southwest to west Tuesday morning and decreasing 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, increasing moderate to rather rough this evening.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower. Occasional rain or drizzle spreading in from the west later this afternoon. Risk of fog patches by midday Tuesday.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor in rain or drizzle and perhaps very poor by midday Tuesday.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      West to northwest 4 to 5, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough with a low swell, decreasing slight to moderate overnight.
    • Weather

      Occasional light rain or drizzle with a risk of mist or fog patches, clearing overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, perhaps very poor, becoming good overnight.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

The Minch

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Strong wind warning

12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

  • Wind

    South or southeast, veering southwest later, 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first, then perhaps gale 8 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
  • Weather

    Squally showers, perhaps thundery at first, occasional rain later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

12:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

  • Wind

    West or southwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in south and far north.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep