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A slow moving area of low pressure to the northwest of Scotland will gradually drift eastwards and fill during Saturday. A warm front will edge northwards across southeastern areas, bringing occasional rain and thundery showers.

* 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

    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight in Moray Firth, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate west and north of Orkney, otherwise slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then becoming variable 3 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in north, becoming variable 2, then mainly northerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5 decreasing 2 or 3, then becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in north, then becoming variable 2 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 becoming northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then becoming variable, then becoming northeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain at times, thundery in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later in south.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 2 or 3 backing northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east, then decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      East 2 or 3 backing northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northeast becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  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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    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 becoming northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west, decreasing 3 at times in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  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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    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4 becoming variable 2, then northeast 3 or 4 later, occasionally 5 later in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in west, mainly slight in east.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th 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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    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4, occasionally 2 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming north or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 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

    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first in north, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming north or northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later in Liverpool Bay.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in Liverpool Bay.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4, occasionally 2 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 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

    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then veering southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4 becoming variable 2, then becoming north 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4 becoming variable 2, then becoming north 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 veering north or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 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

    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough at first west of the Outer Hebrides, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 veering north or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate between Barra and Canna, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in west, slight or moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 22:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional showers, perhaps heavy or thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight in shelter east of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Occasional showers, perhaps heavy or thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 2 to 4, becoming variable 1 to 3 later Sunday morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable or northeast 2 to 4, becoming north or northwest 3 or 4 Monday morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate Monday morning.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers, risk of fog patches Sunday evening and Monday morning.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate or poor, perhaps very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug

Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 10:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

  • Wind

    Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then becoming variable 3 at times in south.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

11:00 UTC Sun 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 31st Aug

  • Wind

    Southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in north, becoming variable 2, then mainly northerly 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Aug