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Weather fronts moving southeastwards will clear the far southeast around midday tomorrow. A ridge of high pressure will follow.

* 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

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at first then squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly backing southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, then showers, mainly in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair then occasional rain, mainly in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, veering northwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering northwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, but fair at first and later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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 Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering north or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing west 3 or 4, then backing southwest later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional drizzle later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in west.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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 Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Slight in east, otherwise moderate, becoming rough later in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing west 3 or 4, then backing southwest later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in southwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in west.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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 Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, backing southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor, becoming mainly good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6, increasing 7 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 4 or 5, then veering northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in North Channel, becoming very rough for a time near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers, occasional rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high at first in northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough in far north, and later in far south.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough for a time in far north and in far south.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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 Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, becoming high.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      High, becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west, 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high in west.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers, becoming wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southwesterly severe gale force 9.

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8 veering west 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high in west for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain clearing away, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough east of shetland, otherwise very rough becoming high.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps heavy and wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor at times.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      West 4 to 5, backing southwest this evening, perhaps occasionally 6, veering west by morning and northwest to north around midday.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, drizzle and mist patches spreading in from the northwest this evening, clearing by early Monday afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Locally good at first, then moderate to poor, becoming good by early Monday afternoon.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      North 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6 at first, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight, backing northwest 2 to 3 Tuesday morning, backing west to southwest in the afternoon 3 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight overnight.
    • Weather

      Fair becoming cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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Strong wind warning

18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

  • Wind

    Westerly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
  • Sea State

    Very rough, becoming high.
  • Weather

    Squally wintry showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

18:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 17:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

  • Wind

    Westerly backing southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
  • Sea State

    High, becoming very rough.
  • Weather

    Showers then rain.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan