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A slow moving warm front lies across southeastern areas, bringing occasional rain and thundery showers. The front moving away eastwards later on Monday. A developing area of low pressure will move northwards across the eastern North Sea later on Monday and during Tuesday.

* 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

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest veering north, 5 or 6 occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, becoming north or northeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in south for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, backing northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, becoming north 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair, rain for a time later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time later in south.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming north or northeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 until later in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

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

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly, backing northwesterly later in south, 4 or 5 increasing 6 or 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain with fog patches, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in north, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less for a time in west, otherwise easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain with fog patches, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight occasionally smooth for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain with fog patches, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North backing west later, 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th 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 Sun 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      North or northwest, 4 or 5 occasionally 3 at first, occasionally 6 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain with fog patches, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasional very poor, becoming good later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th 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 Sun 30th Aug – 16:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, backing north or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 until later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth for a time in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time in south.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming north or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

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

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly becoming cyclonic 3 or 4, becoming northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5 later, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th 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 Sun 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly becoming cyclonic 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight in the southeast.
    • Weather

      Showers at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional showers, perhaps heavy and thundery for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

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

    • Wind

      Northeast to northerly 3 to 4, backing north to northwest overnight increasing 4 to 5 by morning, perhaps occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Scattered thundery showers and fog patches clearing during Monday morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, occasionally very poor, becoming good by Monday afternoon.

    17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 4 to 5, decreasing 3 to 4 during Tuesday morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rather rough, decreasing slight on Tuesday.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

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

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

17:00 UTC Mon 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

  • Wind

    Northwest veering north, 5 or 6 occasionally 7 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Aug