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Low pressure over Scotland will continue to fill as it moves away slowly eastwards. Thereafter, pressure will begin to build slowly from the south.

* 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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    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later, in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly, then westerly later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southerly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, veering westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, veering westerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, veering northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west or northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 5 or 6, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing southwest later, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th 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

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, veering west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th 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

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, veering west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West 4, backing southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing south later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th 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

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing south or southwest later, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th 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

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 5 or 6, then northeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 4 to 5, locally 6 at times, veering west to northwest 4 around noon, locally 5 in the north later.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, locally rather rough mid-channel at times.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle from midnight, clearing mid-afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming locally moderate to poor in rain or drizzle.

    17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West to northwest 4, locally 5 in the north at first, decreasing 2 to 4 after midnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate at first , with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

The Channel Islands

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

  • Wind

    Southwest to west 4 to 5, locally 6 at times, veering west to northwest 4 around noon, locally 5 in the north later.
  • Sea State

    Slight to moderate, locally rather rough mid-channel at times.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or drizzle from midnight, clearing mid-afternoon.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming locally moderate to poor in rain or drizzle.

17:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

  • Wind

    West to northwest 4, locally 5 in the north at first, decreasing 2 to 4 after midnight.
  • Sea State

    Slight, locally moderate at first , with a low swell.
  • Weather

    Fair to cloudy.
  • Visibility

    Mainly good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug