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A deep area of low pressure over Scotland will edge southeastwards into the North Sea today. The weather will remain very unsettled and windy for the foreseeable future.

* 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 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, but variable 3 or 4 in Moray Firth until later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in Moray Firth, very rough or high elsewhere.
    • Weather

      Sqally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 near Rattray Head at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough at first in north, becoming slight later in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming northwest, 4 to 6, becoming northerly 5 to 7 later, occasionally gale 8 near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 near Rattray Head at first, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, backing west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest, 5 to 7, backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough offshore.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later near North Foreland.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough offshore.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 4 to 6, backing westerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming mainly slight for a time later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough in west, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, backing west 4 to 6 later, then backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in Bristol Channel, otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in north.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 7 or gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in north, decreasing 5 or 6, backing southwesterly 4 to 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 4 to 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5, backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in east, very rough or high in north.
    • Weather

      Squally, thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 4 to 6, backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough in north, moderate or rough elsewhere.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high towards Mull of Kintyre, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 4 to 6, becoming variable 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very high at first near Mull of Kintyre, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9, veering north 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, occasionally high until later.
    • Weather

      Squally thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 4 to 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly, veering northerly later, 6 to gale 8, but 4 at first in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough or high in far north and in far south.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in south, veering northerly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough, becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times until later, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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: Northeasterly gale force 8 at time of issue.

    18:00 UTC Mon 11th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 6 to gale 8
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough
    • Weather

      Rain in south, wintry showers in north
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good

    06:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 to 7
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough
    • Weather

      Showers, wintry at times
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th 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 Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 5 to 7 with gusts to 45kt.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, occasionally very rough in the far west tonight and tomorrow morning.
    • Weather

      Occasional showers, locally heavy and squally with hail slight risk of thunder near french coast.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor.

    18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7 with gusts to 45kt at first, decreasing 4 to 6 overnight, backing southwesterly 3 to 5 Wednesday morning, veering westerly towards evening.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, decreasing slight to moderate overnight, with a low swell, locally rather rough later.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers, locally heavy with a risk of hail, becoming isolated at times band of persistent and locally heavy rain spreading in from the west around dusk.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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Strong wind warning

18:00 UTC Mon 11th Nov – 17:59 UTC Tue 12th Nov

  • Wind

    West or northwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

18:00 UTC Tue 12th Nov – 17:59 UTC Wed 13th Nov

  • Wind

    West or northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, becoming mainly slight for a time later.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Mainly good.

Issued at 18:00 UTC on Monday 11th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).