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Low pressure currently centred just to the east of the United Kingdom will weaken and move away through Saturday as an Atlantic high moves steadily eastwards to become centred over Ireland by Sunday night.

* 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

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, backing west 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, increasing 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, backing westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 at first in south, otherwise northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 6 or 7, backing northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, veering northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in northeast.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, but mainly 6 in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in north, slight or moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers in north, mainly fair in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in north.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate near North Foreland.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, backing westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate near North Foreland.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest, veering northeast later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast, becoming variable for a time, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th 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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    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4, backing northerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time except in far west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  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

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, but smooth or slight in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th 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

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th 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

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first in south.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times except in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th 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

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

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

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th 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

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, backing northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but moderate or rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Northwesterly gale force 8.

    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 10:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7 backing westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 2 to 4, veering north to northeast late Saturday evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, dying out in the afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast to north 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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23:00 UTC Fri 4th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sat 5th Sep

  • Wind

    North or northwest, veering northeast later, 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain for a time.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

23:00 UTC Sat 5th Sep – 22:59 UTC Sun 6th Sep

  • Wind

    North or northeast, becoming variable for a time, 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Friday 4th Sep