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A ridge of high pressure extends across the United Kingdom from the southwest. Weakening fronts will move southeastwards across the country on Sunday and again on Tuesday.

* 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 Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate in southeast, moderate occasionally rough for a time in north.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 occasionally 6 for a time, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 4 or 5, veering northeast for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, veering northeasterly in north but becoming variable 3 or 4 in south, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, becoming northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain and fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain and fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, backing west 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  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 Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west 3 or 4, veering north or northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair, then occasional rain and fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  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 Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering north later, 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      North or northwest, 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  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 Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West veering north or northwest, 3 or 4 occasionally 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain with fog patches, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor, becoming good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest, 4 or 5 decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  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 Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first and again later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  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 Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first and again later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Moderate occasionally slight in east, becoming rough in west later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 16:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6 veering northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, moderate becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West 2 to 3, increasing 3 to 4 by afternoon, veering northwest 4 this evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Misty with some fog patches occasional light rain and drizzle from early afternoon clearing to fair around midnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor, becoming good by midnight.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May

Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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05:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th May

  • Wind

    West or southwest, veering north later, 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain and fog patches until later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

05:00 UTC Mon 25th May – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th May

  • Wind

    North or northwest, 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate in far southwest.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th May