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A shallow low over southern England will fill today as a deep low remains to the west of Ireland.

* 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

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, perhaps 7 later around Orkney.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, very rough for a time around Orkney.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4 increasing 5, occasionally 6 near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4 backing southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, backing southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, becoming mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4 backing east 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4 backing east 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, becoming mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, becoming mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th 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

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4 increasing 5 to 7, backing east later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East 6 or 7 decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th 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

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4 increasing 5 to 7, backing east later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East 6 or 7 decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th 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

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4 backing east 4 or 5, occasionally 6 around St Davids Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming slight or moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in south at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th 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

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4, backing easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4, backing easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th 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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    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, backing east 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Showers in North Channel.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly veering southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  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

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southeast 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th 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 expected soon, issued Thursday 27/11/2014 at 0352UTC.

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 at first in west, otherwise 6 or 7, occasional gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 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, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      South to southeast 4 to 5, backing southeast and increasing 5 to 6 later this afternoon, perhaps locally 7, backing east by Friday morning.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate by evening, locally rather rough in the north and west of the area later.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower in the north at first.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East to southeast 5 to 6, decreasing 4 to 5 by midnight and mainly 4 by Saturday morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, locally rather rough in the north and west of the area at first, with an increasing swell.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine slight risk of a shower Friday evening.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

  • Wind

    Southeast 3 or 4 backing east 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate later.
  • Weather

    Rain at times.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

12:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

  • Wind

    East 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 12:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov