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Pressure will remain low near Iceland and high across central and southern Europe. Between these two systems, a strong, mild and unsettled southwesterly airflow will affect all 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

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later, perhaps severe gale 9 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate until later in east, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 4, increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate offshore.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough offshore.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later offshore.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate offshore.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering northwesterly for a time, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  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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    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly at first in east, otherwise westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or drizzle at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  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 Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough in far southwest, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight at times in east, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  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 Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  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 Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough, except in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 5 or 6, then 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, increasing 7 or gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate until later in east, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  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 Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate until later in south, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough towards Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in shelter, otherwise rough or very rough, becoming high later in northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later south of Skye.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high at times in far north and in far south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  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 Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing south for a time later, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in sheltered east at first, otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally squally.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southwesterly gale force 8 in operation at time of issue.

    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 22:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, but moderate in shelter east at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south for a time, 6 to gale force 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest to south 4 to 5, veering northwest 4 early evening, then west after midnight and decreasing 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate in the north at times.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and drizzle, locally heavy, clearing late evening with the slight risk of a shower.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor in rain and drizzle, becoming good overnight.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

    • Wind

      West, 2 in the south to 4 in the north, backing southwest to south in the evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Mainly cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct

The Minch

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Fri 24th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sat 25th Oct

  • Wind

    Southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later south of Skye.
  • Weather

    Squally showers, rain later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

11:00 UTC Sat 25th Oct – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Oct

  • Wind

    Southwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10.
  • Sea State

    Rough or very rough, becoming high at times in far north and in far south.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 24th Oct