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The current easterly or southeasterly airflow will slowly ease during Saturday with a ridge of high pressure then building across the country for a time 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering south later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 near Orkney, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      South veering northwest 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3, becoming south 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first near Orkney and Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first in east.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly, veering southwesterly later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 near Rattray Head, decreasing 4 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly 4 or 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first in far north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering south later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5 veering northwest 3 or 4, then becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then veering south later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight in south.
    • Weather

      Drizzle at times then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Moderate at first in north, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, veering southerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4 becoming variable 3 or less, then northerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at times then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, backing northeast 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 2 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  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

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first near headlands, backing north or northeast 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 2 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first near the Isles of Scilly, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  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

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough near Cornwall, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming north or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  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

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4, then west later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly veering northerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in north, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  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

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast veering south or southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5 veering northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East veering south, then southwest later, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 veering northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East veering south 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, then veering west or southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or less, then southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  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

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast veering south, 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, then veering southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6 veering northwest 3 or 4, then becoming variable 2, becoming south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      East veering south 4 or 5, then veering west or southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6 becoming variable 3, then south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough at first in north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 increasing 5 to 7, then veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6 becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  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

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 increasing 5 to 7, then veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate near Sutherland, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6 becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough west of the Outer Hebrides.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

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

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

    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 11:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, locally 5 at first, decreasing 2 to 4 in the morning, backing east or northeast by afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Mist patches.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate or poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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Strong wind warning

00:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

  • Wind

    East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or less later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough near Cornwall, otherwise slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

00:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or less becoming north or northwest 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov