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A deep area of low pressure near northwest Scotland will move away northeastwards, leaving all of the United Kingdom in a strong and unsettled westerly airflow.

* 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

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeast veering west 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, veering west or northwest 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      South or southeast 6 to gale 8, veering west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, veering west 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      South veering west or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor becoming good.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, veering west or northwest 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, veering west or northwest 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, then veering southwesterly.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming mainly good.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough, occasionally high in far west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough for a time in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      South or southwest 6 to gale 8, veering west or southwest 5 or 6, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 or 7, decreasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      South veering west or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southerly veering westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      South or southwest veering west, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeasterly becoming cyclonic then westerly, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far south and in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, veering westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far south and in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeasterly becoming cyclonic then westerly, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, veering westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, backing southeasterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time in east, becoming cyclonic, then westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough for a time, occasionally high in northeast.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southeasterly severe gale force 9 expected later. (Issued at 27/1545)

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sat 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5 backing southeasterly 6 to gale 8 increasing severe gale 9 for a time in east, becoming cyclonic, then westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough, occasionally high in northeast later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, perhaps poor at times.

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7 perhaps increasing gale 8 for a time at first, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, but high in northeast at first, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West to southwest 5 to 6, locally 4 in the south at first, occasionally 7, increasing 6 to 7 by Sunday morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough becoming rather rough to rough this afternoon.
    • Weather

      Fog patches especially at first occasional light rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor, occasionally moderate to good.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to 7, soon increasing 7 to gale 8, decreasing 5 to 6 in the evening and 4 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough soon becoming rough to very rough, then moderate to rather rough with swell later.
    • Weather

      Occasional light rain or drizzle, more persistent and heavier Sunday evening, perhaps clearing in the north for a time early Monday.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, locally good later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

06:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

  • Wind

    Southeast veering west 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north.
  • Weather

    Rain then showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

  • Wind

    West or southwest 5 or 6, veering west or northwest 7 to severe gale 9.
  • Sea State

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

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar