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High pressure will persist across the south during Tuesday but Atlantic fronts will move southeastwards across the north bringing occasional rain.

* 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering northwesterly for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, increasing 6 at times later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in north, slight or moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, mainly later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing southwest for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally rough at first in north, slight or moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at first and again later, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers in far north, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally variable 2 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first in south, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4 veering west or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, occasionally variable 2 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 at first in south, otherwise westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering northwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, veering northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northwest 3 or less becoming west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  8. Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming west or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  9. Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 2 at first, increasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4 increasing 5 or 6, veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly, veering northwesterly for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, increasing 6 at times later in Liverpool Bay.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 for a time, then increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, occasionally 2 at first, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing southwest later, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  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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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest for a time, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later except in Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing southwest for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing southwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, then becoming variable 3 or less later in northwest.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly 4 or 5, but variable 3 or less in northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in west later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly 2 to 4, decreasing 1 to 3 by dawn, becoming southeasterly or variable in the morning and northwesterly in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 1 to 3, increasing 3 or 4 by dawn, locally 5 in the north in the morning.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming mainly slight during the morning.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy, risk of a shower in the morning and early afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

The Minch

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Strong wind warning

23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair then rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

23:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers then fair, then rain later.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep