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High pressure will persist across the south with fronts moving east across the north bringing occasional rain.

* 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 Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5 at first in east, otherwise westerly backing southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight in southeast, otherwise moderate becoming rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain at first and later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west or northwest for a time, 3 or 4, occasionally 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5, veering west or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, veering west or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southwesterly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5, then veering westerly or northwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, veering westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, veering west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd 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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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

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

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest, 3 or 4, occasionally 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, but moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd 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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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, backing west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near St Davids Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  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 Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6 veering west or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  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 Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 in south, becoming variable in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 in north at first, otherwise westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west or northwest, 3 or 4, occasionally 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd 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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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6, then veering west later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6, then veering west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly veering westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3 in northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in east, becoming rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly soon veering westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight in sheltered eastern waters.
    • Weather

      Patchy rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3 in northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight in sheltered eastern waters, becoming rough in western waters.
    • Weather

      Occasional showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 2 to 4, soon veering east, perhaps occasionally 5 south of jersey, decreasing 1 to 3 by dawn, becoming southeast or variable in the morning and northwesterly in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 1 to 3, increasing 3 to 4 by dawn, locally 5 in the north until mid-morning.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming mainly slight Wednesday morning.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy risk of a shower Wednesday morning and early afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

  • Wind

    Southerly 4 or 5 at first in east, otherwise westerly backing southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in northwest.
  • Sea State

    Slight in southeast, otherwise moderate becoming rough in northwest.
  • Weather

    Rain at first and later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

17:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

  • Wind

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

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

    Rain then showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep