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A cold and showery westerly airflow will affect most areas through Monday and Tuesday. A ridge of high pressure will build from the southwest on Wednesday.

* 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 Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West, backing south later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough west of Orkney.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      South 5 to 7, veering west 6 to gale 8, then veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough north and west of Orkney.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time near Rattray Head, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight near shore otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight near shore otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 until later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      West, veering northwest, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd 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

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered east otherwise moderate or rough, and very rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered east otherwise moderate or rough, and very rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd 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

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, rough or very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, veering northwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough in west until later, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd 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

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, veering northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd 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

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough until later.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, veering west or northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West, backing southwest, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north, then decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd 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

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly, backing southwesterly, 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering westerly, 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in North Channel, then veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in shelter, otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly 7 to severe gale 9, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in shelter, otherwise rough or very rough, becoming high in west.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough in far north and far south, otherwise slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough in far north and far south, otherwise slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd 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

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West, backing southwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in sheltered east, otherwise rough becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

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

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

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough in west, moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 6, occasionally 7 with gusts to 50 kt near showers, backing southwest in the evening, veering westerly by morning.
    • Sea State

      Rough to very rough, becoming rather rough to rough for a time overnight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers becoming scattered tonight risk of hail and thunder.
    • Visibility

      Good, except in showers.

    12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 6, locally with gusts to 45 kt near showers, veering northwest in the evening, decreasing 4 to 5 Wednesday morning.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming moderate to rather rough with swell Wednesday morning.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers, becoming isolated in the morning risk of hail and thunder for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, except in showers.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar

Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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Strong wind warning

12:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

  • Wind

    West 6 to gale 8.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate in east, rough or very rough in west.
  • Weather

    Squally wintry showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

12:00 UTC Tue 3rd Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 4th Mar

  • Wind

    West 6 to gale 8, veering northwest 5 to 7 later.
  • Sea State

    Rough or very rough in west until later, otherwise slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Squally wintry showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 2nd Mar