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An area of high pressure will move slowly across the United Kingdom, with an anticyclone expected to be centred near southwest Wales by Monday afternoon.

* 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 Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first near Rattray Head, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth or slight in inner Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth or slight in inner Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing west or southwest, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, backing northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally slight at first in south.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first in south.

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

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough, then becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

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

    • Wind

      Northeasterly, becoming variable later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming good.

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

    • Wind

      East or northeast, becoming variable later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th 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 Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, veering east 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th 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 Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in southwest.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th 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 Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th 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 Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North, becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th 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 Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly, becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North, becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight at first in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North, becoming variable, 3 or 4, then becoming south later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North, becoming variable, 3 or 4, then becoming south later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in northeast.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th 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 Sat 20th Sep – 10:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight in sheltered eastern side of shetland, occasionally rough later in far northeast.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in sheltered eastern side of shetland.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast 4, increasing 4 to 5 by morning, decreasing 3 to 4 during the evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      A risk of mist and fog patches at first slight risk of a shower.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good locally poor or very poor at first, becoming good by afternoon.

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

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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Strong wind warning

23:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers becoming fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

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

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate later.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep