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An anticyclone centred over southwest Ireland will move slowly southeastwards to become centred over the western English Channel through Monday. This will bring settled weather to most areas, although it will become windy as a frontal system brings wet weather into the northwest.

* 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 Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming south or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later near Cape Wrath, veering west or northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor for a time later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing south or southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time near Cape Wrath.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming south or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later south of Flamborough Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time in east, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth, except near North Foreland.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  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 Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  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 Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west 4 at times in Bristol Channel and near St Davids Head.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  10. St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or southwest 5 or 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less for a time in the North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  14. The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southwesterly 4 or 5, veering westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4 later, except in far south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 5 to 7, veering westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far north, veering westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far south and far north.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  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 Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far north, veering westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south 5 later, then veering west or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: nil

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 10:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 backing southwesterly 3 or less in east. variable 3 or less becoming southerly 4 or 5 in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly, veering westerly 4 or 5, but southwesterly 3 or less in east at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 3 or 4, locally 5 in the south in the evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly 2 to 4, becoming variable 1 to 3 in the morning, then northwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

The Channel Islands

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23:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

  • Wind

    Northeast to east 3 or 4, locally 5 in the south in the evening.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

  • Wind

    Easterly 2 to 4, becoming variable 1 to 3 in the morning, then northwesterly later.
  • Sea State

    Slight becoming smooth.
  • Weather

    Fair to cloudy.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep