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A filling low will move northeastwards across the north of Scotland today, bringing windy and unsettled weather to all parts. Winds will steadily ease during Saturday as the low continues its journey towards southern Norway.

* 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north and east.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming northwesterly 5 or 6, then backing westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, veering westerly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first, becoming slight later in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, backing southerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South veering west 6 to gale 8, then veering northwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, backing west 4 or 5, then backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first, becoming slight later in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, then northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, backing west 4 or 5, then backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, then northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, backing west 4 or 5, then backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in southwest.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 16:59 UTC Fri 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Outbreaks of rain and drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Outbreaks of rain and drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 4 to 5, locally 6 in the north at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, perhaps locally rather rough mid-channel at times.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate at times.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 4 to 5, locally 6 at first, veering west to northwest by early afternoon, decreasing 3 to 4 by evening and 2 to 3 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate decreasing slight Saturday evening, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle clearing early afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to poor in rain or drizzle.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug

Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Fri 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Aug

  • Wind

    South veering southwest 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

05:00 UTC Sat 30th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

  • Wind

    Southwest veering west 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Aug