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Weather fronts will move southeastwards across all areas during the remainder of today and tonight, finally clearing the far southeast around midday Monday. A ridge of high pressure will follow.

* 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 Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough in east, rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers, becoming wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly backing southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate in east, very rough or high, becoming rough or very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, then mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers in north, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Slight ,occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      West or northwest backing southwest later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, backing west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6, backing westerly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering northwesterly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, but fair at first and later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time later.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east, backing westerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, but fair at first and later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time later.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, backing west later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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 Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

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

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

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing west later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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 Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing west 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in southwest.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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 Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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 Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6, backing west or southwest 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north,.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly backing southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6, then veering northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in far north, becoming rough in North Channel later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in North Channel at first, backing southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but rough or very rough for a time in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in northwest later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high for a time in northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough in far north, and later in far south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      West backing southwest later, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough for a time in far north and in far south.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers, then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  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 Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      West backing southwest later, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      High becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers, then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west or southwest, 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers, becoming wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southwesterly gale force 8 expected soon increasing severe gale force 9 later, issued 24/2157.

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 23:59 UTC Sun 25th Jan

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, ocassionally high later in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough but high at first and later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps heavy and wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor at times.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

    • Wind

      West 2 to 4, backing southwest 4 to 5 by mid-evening, perhaps locally 6 mid-channel, veering west by morning, further veering northwest to north around noon.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate, perhaps rather rough in the north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle from mid-evening, clearing by Monday afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate to poor overnight, and good by Monday afternoon.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 4 to 5, locally 6, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight, backing west to northwest 2 to 3 on Tuesday morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, locally rather rough, becoming slight to moderate on Tuesday.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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12:00 UTC Sun 25th Jan – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Jan

  • Wind

    West or southwest veering northwest later, 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain, but fair at first and later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time later.

12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jan – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jan

  • Wind

    North or northwest 4 or 5, backing west later, 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jan