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A brisk southeasterly airflow will persist for another day or so, but will ease later Saturday and during Sunday, as a ridge of high pressure develops across central areas.

* 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 Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 around Orkney.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first around Orkney.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south, then southwest later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 near Orkney.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough around Orkney.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times in firths of Forth and Tay.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south 5 to 7, veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, veering southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight at first in shelter, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, veering south 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  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 Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in far west, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly backing northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  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 Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight in east, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  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 Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in south, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in far south.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly veering southerly, then becoming variable later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  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 Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, veering southwest 3 or 4, then veering west or northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southerly, then southwesterly, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  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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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southerly, then southwesterly, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south, then southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, mainly later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but moderate in far north and in far south.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, veering south 5 to 7, then veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, veering south 5 to 7, then veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southeasterly gale force 8.

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, perhaps occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, perhaps occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East to southeast 5 to 6, perhaps locally 7 in the north, decreasing 4 to 5 by midnight and 3 to 4 by morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, locally rather rough in the north and west at first, becoming slight overnight.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast to east 3 to 4, backing east to northeast by the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight with swell.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov

Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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06:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

  • Wind

    Southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, occasionally rough later.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

  • Wind

    Southeast veering south, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, veering southwest 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Showers at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Nov