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A low will move north and slowly fill over England on Thursday as a deep low becomes slow moving to the west of Ireland.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, but mainly 3 in Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain in east.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 near Orkney and Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, increasing 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in north.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5 , occasionally 3 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good later.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, backing east 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good later.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, becoming east or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th 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

    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      North becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough but slight at first in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th 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

    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming southeast 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough near Lands End.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th 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

    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast veering southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 backing east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      East 2 or 3, veering southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5, backing east 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth at first in south, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 backing east 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th 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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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in North Channel.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, but mainly smooth in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, but mainly 3 or less in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      South backing southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  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

    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly backing southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      South backing southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in east.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 05:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 in west and 7 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally 4 in west.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 to 4 backing west decreasing 1 to 3 overnight, further backing southeast increasing 4 in the morning, then 5 to 6 in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming moderate tomorrow.
    • Weather

      Rain and drizzle becoming patchy overnight, dying out by mid-morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate this evening.

    18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 6 backing easterly by Friday morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, locally rather rough in the north and west of the area.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov

The Minch

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18:00 UTC Wed 26th Nov – 17:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

  • Wind

    South backing southeast 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in south.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

18:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

  • Wind

    Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 in north.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 18:00 UTC on Wednesday 26th Nov