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The United Kingdom will continue to lie between low pressure to the southwest and high pressure to the northeast, giving a chilly easterly airflow. Gales are likely at times in the south and east.

* 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 Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Showers developing.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      East 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      East 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first in north, then increasing 7 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later in south, perhaps severe gale 9 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 until later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 6 to gale 8, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, perhaps severe gale 9 later near headlands.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough west of the Lizard peninsula.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally moderate in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 until later.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, perhaps increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      East backing northeast, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers developing in south.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeasterly at first in Firth of Clyde, otherwise easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing northeast, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south, but becoming variable 3 or 4 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in central areas.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south, but becoming variable 3 or 4 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight near Sutherland.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in west, becoming variable 3 or less later in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough at first in northwest.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first near shore.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

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

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

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough at first in far northwest
    • Weather

      Mainly fair with mist patches for a time
    • Visibility

      Good, perhaps poor for a time

    06:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less in east
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but rough at first in west
    • Weather

      Mainly fair
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 5 to 6 in south of area, 6 to 7 in the north of area, locally gale 8 mid channel early this evening and then again after dawn Monday.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in the south and east to rough in the north and west.
    • Weather

      Fine, becoming fair to cloudy Monday afternoon, with isolated showers in the north by Monday evening.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor in the north.

    18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

    • Wind

      East to northeast 5 to 6 in south of area, 6 to gale 8 in north of area, decreasing 4 in the south and 5 to 7 in the north Tuesday morning, further decreasing generally 3 to 5, perhaps still 6 mid channel, by Tuesday evening.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in the south and east to rough in the north and west, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, mainly guernsey northwards, becoming more frequent and locally heavy early Tuesday.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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Strong wind warning

18:00 UTC Sun 18th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 19th Nov

  • Wind

    Easterly or northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later in south, perhaps severe gale 9 later in south.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, occasionally rough later.
  • Weather

    Fair then showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

18:00 UTC Mon 19th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 20th Nov

  • Wind

    Easterly or northeasterly 6 to gale 8.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 18:00 UTC on Sunday 18th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).