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Low pressure will maintain cool, unsettled and at times rather windy conditions across the United Kingdom for the next two days.

* 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers, rain later in east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in east.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing northeasterly, but becoming cyclonic for a time in east, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 or 7 in south, backing southerly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 to 7, veering southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      West backing south later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      West backing south later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, veering westerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in east.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  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

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west, then northwest later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  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

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 to 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  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

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      West backing southwest for a time, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  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

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      West backing southwest for a time, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest becoming cyclonic later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, backing southwest 6 to gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 or 5, then veering north or northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      West backing southwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest veering north or northwest later, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  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

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northerly or northwesterly later, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      West becoming cyclonic for a time later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly west, veering north or northwest later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 5 or 6, but mainly 4 at first in north, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  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

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 5 or 6, but mainly 4 at first in north, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north, becoming southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6, backing easterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southeasterly gale force 8 expected soon, issued at 27/2146 UTC

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 16:59 UTC Tue 28th Apr

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north, becoming south or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, some wintry.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 or 6, backing east 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, some wintry.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 to 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing west by midday and decreasing 2 to 4, further backing southwest this evening, increasing 4 in the south of the area and 6 in the north by dawn.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rather rough, becoming slight in the south of the area for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair becoming cloudy by dawn with a risk of rain.
    • Visibility

      Very good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 6, decreasing 4 to 5 in the afternoon and veering northwest 3 to 4 in the evening.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, becoming slight to moderate in the evening.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, clearing before dawn on Thursday.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor in rain.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr

Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Tue 28th Apr – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Apr

  • Wind

    Westerly backing southwesterly 5 or 6, but mainly 4 at first in north, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Wintry showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

05:00 UTC Wed 29th Apr – 04:59 UTC Thu 30th Apr

  • Wind

    Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming northeasterly 5 to 7.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Apr