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Areas of low pressure will continue to affect the British Isles over the coming days, with all parts seeing rain or showers, along with strong winds at times.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming southeasterly, 2 to 4, occasionally 5 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Mainly westerly at first in south, otherwise variable, becoming northeasterly later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair for a time.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Easterly backing northerly 3 or 4, then veering southeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate for a time.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 3 or 4, then backing north or northwest, 4 to 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing south or southeast, 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast, 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7, then west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      West backing south or southeast, 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly 5 or 6, then veering southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7 later, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly later, 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming mainly moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 to 6, veering southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly later, 4 to 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast becoming cyclonic then southwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th 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 * warning

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeasterly, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 in far west, and becoming cyclonic for a time in far east, veering west or southwest, 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight until later in Lyme Bay, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 4 to 6, increasing 7 at times, backing southerly 6 to gale 8 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th 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 * warning

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast becoming cyclonic later, 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight until later in Bristol Channel, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming southwest, 4 to 6, backing south 5 to 7, then veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th 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

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, veering southwest 4 or 5, then becoming cyclonic 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor for a time.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate for a time in far west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 to 5, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th 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 Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first veering south 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming mainly moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th 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 Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

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

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough for a time later in far south.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor for a time.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th 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 Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, backing easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, then becoming cyclonic 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough for a time later in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th 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 Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, backing southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time in north, veering westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th 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 Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, 2 to 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time, veering westerly 3 or 5 later in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th 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 Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, 2 to 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time, veering westerly 3 or 5 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight at first near Cape Wrath, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th 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 at time of issue: Nil.

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 becoming southeast 3 or 4
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate
    • Weather

      Showers
    • Visibility

      Good

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate
    • Weather

      Showers
    • Visibility

      Good

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 to 5, locally 6 and gusty at times, becoming cyclonic variable by late morning, then west to southwest 3 to 5 by late afternoon, backing south for a time this evening, then west to southwest 5 to 6 by morning, perhaps locally 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate, increasing moderate to rather rough overnight, perhaps rough in the west by morning.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, locally heavy with the risk of thunder, clearing by late afternoon to isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor at times.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      West to southwest 5 to 6, perhaps locally 7, increasing 6 to 7 around midday, perhaps locally gale 8, backing southwest 4 to 5 by dusk, backing south 5 to 7 by midnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, locally rough in the west and north at times, with a low to moderate swell developing.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, dying out early evening, rain spreading in from the west later in the evening, locally heavy by morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers, becoming moderate to poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

  • Wind

    Easterly 4 to 6, veering southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
  • Sea State

    Slight becoming moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

05:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

  • Wind

    Southwesterly backing southerly later, 4 to 6, increasing 7 at times.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, occasionally rough later.
  • Weather

    Showers, rain later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate later.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).