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The British Isles will be affected by a north to northwesterly airflow during the next couple of days, with most places having showers at times.

* 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 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 in east and in Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Moderate west and north of Orkney, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in east, decreasing 4 at times in Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in far east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, becoming variable 3 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north, decreasing 4 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, decreasing 3 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally variable 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north, becoming variable later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4 backing westerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally variable 3 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4 increasing 5 or 6, then decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, then increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far southeast, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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

    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 except in Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel, decreasing 3 at times in Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in North Channel, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate in far north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate in far north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  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 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate between Barra and Canna, otherwise moderate, becoming rough later in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

    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 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 or 6, but 4 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in the west until dawn.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Risk of showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug

Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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Strong wind warning

23:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

  • Wind

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

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

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate between Barra and Canna, otherwise moderate, becoming rough later in far north.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 31st Aug