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Low pressure remains south of Iceland, maintaining a mild and changeable southwesterly flow across the United Kingdom, with winds strongest across northwestern parts.

* 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

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing later, 6 or 7, except in inner Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough, occasionally very rough in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      South or southeast veering southwest later 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight at first in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first and again later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5 , occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first and again later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in north, slight in south.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in far west later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time in west.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first in Bristol Channel, occasionally 7 for a time in west, then veering southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor in west.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in far south.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, increasing, 7 or gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough, occasionally very rough later in far south.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in far northwest, veering southwesterly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time occasionally gale 8 for a time in northwest.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      South 5 to 7, veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8, veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5 increasing 6 or 7, perhaps gale 8 later in east, then veering southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time occasionally gale 8 for a time in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in North Channel, veering southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time occasionally gale 8 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering southwest later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly, veering southwesterly later in west 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Easterly gale force 8 valid at time of issue.

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 11:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in the north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south 6 or 7. veering southwest 5 to 7 later in the west.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast to south 4 to 5, locally 6 in the north.
    • Sea State

      Slight in the south to moderate in the north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South 4 to 5, locally 6 in the north, veering southwest to west 3 to 4 around dawn, increasing 4 to 5 by evening.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, clearing by early afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor in rain.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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Strong wind warning

00:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 23:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

  • Wind

    Southerly 4 or 5 , occasionally 6 later in north.
  • Sea State

    Slight, becoming moderate in north.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

00:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

  • Wind

    Southerly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first and again later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate in north, slight in south.
  • Weather

    Rain later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct