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High pressure will remain slow moving over the south of the United Kingdom. Falling pressure to the north of the United Kingdom will bring strong winds to some northern parts.

* 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 Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 or 6, veering westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, fog patches in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor in north.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough in southeast, moderate or rough becoming very rough or high in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain with fog patches in north, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor in north, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5 increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly at times, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor near shore for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, veering north or northwest 4 or 5 later, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain until later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southwesterly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor near shore for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, veering northerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain until later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor near shore for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming northerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor near shore for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming northerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming northeast 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor in east.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable mainly west or southwest 3 or 4, becoming northeast 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in southwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, veering northerly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain until later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south, veering northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain and drizzle at first, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, veering northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in north, occasionally very rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct 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

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, veering northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or drizzle, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing west 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or drizzle with fog patches, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming very rough, occasionally high later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle with fog patches, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later in se.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough until later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct 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: Nil

    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 16:59 UTC Sat 20th Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 5 to 7
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough in the west. slight to moderate in sheltered eastern waters.
    • Weather

      Rain at times
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate occasionally poor

    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally 4 in southeast
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough in west at first. slight to moderate in sheltered eastern waters.
    • Weather

      Rain at times
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 2 to 4, locally variable 1 to 3 in the north later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or smooth.
    • Weather

      Mist patches around coasts early Sunday morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      East to northeast 2 to 3, locally 4, backing northeast to north 3 to 4 by evening, increasing 5 to 6 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, with a low swell, increasing moderate to rather rough overnight.
    • Weather

      Mist patches near coasts at first patchy light rain overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate around dawn and overnight.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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05:00 UTC Sat 20th Oct – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Oct

  • Wind

    Northerly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor near shore for a time.

05:00 UTC Sun 21st Oct – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Oct

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or less, becoming northerly 5 or 6 later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain for a time later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate for a time later.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).