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A deep area of low pressure close to the Shetland Isles will move away northeastwards, leaving all of the United Kingdom in a strong and unsettled westerly airflow. A further area of low pressure is expected move quickly east across central areas during Sunday.

* 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

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, backing southwest 4 or 5, then veering west 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first and later, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Mainly west 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time, veering westerly later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly later, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time, veering west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West backing southwest later, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time, veering west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough, occasionally high in far west for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first and later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time in south, veering westerly later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough, occasionally high for a time in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, backing southwesterly 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, backing south or southwest 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest backing southwest for a time later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing south 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing southeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6, veering northwesterly 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north and south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6, veering northwesterly 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing west 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough, occasionally slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southeasterly severe gale force 9

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, backing west 5 or 6, decreasing west or northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3, then south or southeast 3 or 4 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 5 to 6, occasionally 7 mid-channel, increasing 7 to gale 8 around dawn, decreasing 6 to 7 late afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in the south to rough in the north, increasing rough to very rough tomorrow.
    • Weather

      Occasional light rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, occasionally moderate to poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West to northwest 6 to 7 decreasing 4 to 5 towards midnight, backing southwest 2 to 4 before dawn, veering west 5 to 7 during Monday morning.
    • Sea State

      Rough to very rough, decreasing moderate overnight, increasing rather rough to rough during Monday, with a swell.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, occasionally moderate to poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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Strong wind warning

18:00 UTC Sat 28th Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

  • Wind

    Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time, veering west later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough, occasionally high in far west for a time.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

18:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 17:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

  • Wind

    West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time.
  • Sea State

    Rough or very rough, becoming moderate in east.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 28th Mar