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A large area of high pressure will maintain generally quiet conditions across the whole of the United Kingdom for the next few days.

* 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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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly veering southerly, then southwesterly later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate north and west of Orkney.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in east, slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in north.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northeast veering south or southwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in south.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      South or southwest becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming mainly east or northeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times around headlands.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 around headlands.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times inshore.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 around headlands.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  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 Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 around headlands.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 around headlands.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  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 Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly veering northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough at first in west, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 around headlands in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  10. St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in far south.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate in far south, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Mainly northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate in far south, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly east veering south, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  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 Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly easterly veering southerly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight, except in northwest.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      East veering south or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but mainly moderate in far south.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly veering southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight near Sutherland, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly veering southerly or southeasterly, then southwesterly later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in sheltered east, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, perhaps 5 at first in east, veering south or southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      South or southeast veering southwest later 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth in shelter east of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in the south, moderate in the north.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 4 to 5, occasionally 6 in the north of the area.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, locally rather rough in the north.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr

The Minch

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23:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 22:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

  • Wind

    East veering south or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, but mainly moderate in far south.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

23:00 UTC Mon 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Apr

  • Wind

    Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times in south.
  • Sea State

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

    Occasional drizzle later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate later.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 19th Apr