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A cool, fresh, showery northerly or northwesterly airstream will continue to affect the United Kingdom for the next few days.

* 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 Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in east, backing northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far northeast.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough near Rattray Head and Berwick upon Tweed.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first near county durham.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 or 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in north, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 in north, perhaps gale 8 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in south, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, then occasional rain, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd 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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    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far west, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far west, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd 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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    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times in the inner Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  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

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  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 Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Smooth in Morecambe Bay and in the inner Solway Firth, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Smooth in Morecambe Bay and in the inner Solway Firth, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight south of belfast, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight south of belfast, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  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 Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 in Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  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 Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      North, backing northwest later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first in north, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate later in south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Northerly gale 8

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate later in south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 to 4, perhaps occasionally 5.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate in north, otherwise smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Showers, thundery at times.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

11:00 UTC Thu 3rd Sep – 10:59 UTC Fri 4th Sep

  • Wind

    Northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 in north, perhaps gale 8 later in north.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight in south, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough later.
  • Weather

    Showers, then occasional rain, thundery at times.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate later.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Wednesday 2nd Sep