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Settled anticyclonic weather will become confined to southern areas today as further north it becomes windy for a time, a frontal system bringing periods of wet weather.

* 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near Cape Wrath, then veering west or northwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at times in northwest, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or northwest 4 or 5 later, occasionally 6 near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West veering northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming southwest 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth, except near North Foreland.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd 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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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd 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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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming westerly or southwesterly 4 at times in the Bristol Channel and near St Davids Head.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  10. St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west or southwest 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering westerly or northwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, becoming variable 3 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in south.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 2 or 3, increasing 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, veering west or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  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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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in the North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwest 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwest 5 or 6, veering northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, veering west or northwest 3 or 4, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, veering west or northwest 3 or 4, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in west, veering westerly for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in southeast later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west, veering westerly for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 3 or 4, decreasing 1 to 3 by Tuesday morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 1 to 3, becoming west to northwest overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy, risk of a shower overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or less.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

05:00 UTC Tue 23rd Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 24th Sep

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or less, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, becoming moderate in far west.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 22nd Sep