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An area of high pressure over southern areas will move northeast reaching Scandinavia during Tuesday. An area of low pressure will move north from France into southern areas later on Tuesday and during 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

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7 decreasing 3 or 4, backing south later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but smooth or slight in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4 backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near Orkney.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but smooth or slight in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6 becoming variable 3 or less then south 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4 backing southeast 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming east or southeast 4 or 5, then cyclonic 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later except in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      East veering southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4 veering east 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5 becoming cyclonic 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4 increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 or 6 becoming cyclonic 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th 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

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 except in far west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 in far west, backing northerly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  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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    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later near Lands End.
    • Weather

      Fog patches in far east, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in far east.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5 backing north 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Lands End.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  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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    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, backing east or southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers later in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast backing northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 near Anglesey.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but moderate in far south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasiinal rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4 becoming variable 2 or 3 then southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first backing east or northeast and decreasing 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 becoming variable then southeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  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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    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      South becoming variable then southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in North Channel at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, then southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6 decreasing 3 or 4, backing southeast later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4 veering south 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th 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

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6 decreasing 3 or 4, backing southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4 veering south 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time, backing south 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil at time of issue.

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West 4, backing southwest 6 for a time. veering west 7, then decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate. rough in the west soon.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, backing southwest 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 4 to 5, locally 6, decreasing 3 to 4 south of Jersey in the morning, veering east to southeast and generally decreasing 2 to 4 by evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle spreading from the south this evening becoming misty overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good becoming moderate to poor.

    18:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      East to southeast 2 to 4, soon becoming south to southwest or variable 1 to 3, locally 4 by morning, becoming westerly 3 to 4 during the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, locally moderate at first and again later, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Misty with occasional rain, clearing on Wednesday to scattered showers, dying out by evening.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor becoming mainly good later Wednesday.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov