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Atlantic low will bring unsettled conditions with heavy rain and showers to most areas during the next couple of days as it moves towards Ireland.

* 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 to 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      East, veering south or southeast, 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 to 5, increasing 6, backing east 3 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 2 to 4, veering south 3 to 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 4, increasing 5 or 6, backing east 3 or 4, veering southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 to 5, veering southwest 3 or 4, backing southeast 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6, veering south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 to 5, occasionally 6 later in Thames estuary.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, backing southeasterly 5 or 6 for a time, occasionally 7 in Thames estuary.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 to 6, veering southwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain, then thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time, backing southeast 5 to 7, veering south later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South, veering southwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain, then thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 to 6, backing south 6 to gale 8, veering southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in west, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, backing south 5 to 7, veering southwest 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high later in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West 4 to 6, backing south or southeast 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in Bristol Channel, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, increasing 6, veering southwest 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in Bristol Channel, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in west and high in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4 at first in northeast, otherwise westerly 4 to 6, backing southeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but mainly smooth east of Anglesey, occasionally rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South 5 to 7, veering southwest 3 to 5, backing southeast 4 to 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but mainly smooth east of Anglesey, occasionally rough later in southwest.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 2 to 4, veering southwest 4 to 6, backing southeast 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5, veering south 3 or 4, backing southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain, then thundery showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, veering southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, veering southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming mainly moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 or 7, decreasing 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4, veering southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southeasterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming moderate later in the North Channel.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, decreasing 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, veering southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, backing east 4 or 5, veering southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time and later.
    • Weather

      Rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 to 5, veering southerly for a time, increasing 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 to 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time in south, backing easterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 to 5, veering southerly for a time, increasing 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 to 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time in south, backing easterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in south, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, increasing 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough except in northwest.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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 at time of issue

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough
    • Weather

      Low cloud, mist and fog patches
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

    05:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 or 7
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough
    • Weather

      Low cloud, mist and fog patches. Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 6, locally 4 near the brittany coast, veering west during the evening, backing southwest 4 to 5 towards dawn then southerly 5 to 6 by midday, perhaps occasionally 7 in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, increasing moderate to rather rough in the afternoon.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers, locally heavy with a risk of thunder, dying out overnight rain in the west by late morning, spreading east, heavy at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor in showers and rain.

    17:00 UTC Mon 23rd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South to southwest 5 to 6, perhaps occasionally 7 at first in the evening, decreasing 4 to 5 for a time after dawn, veering west to southwest 5 to 6 late morning, increasing 6 to 7 in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate with a low swell, occasionally rather rough in the north and west, increasing generally moderate to rather rough in the afternoon, locally rough towards evening.
    • Weather

      Showers, heavy and prolonged at times, with a risk of thunder.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor in showers.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 22nd Sep by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).