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Areas of low pressure will continue the unsettled theme over the United Kingdom during 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 * warning

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeasterly becoming cyclonic later, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate, then occasionally rough later near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming southeasterly at times, 3 to 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor for a time.

    Issued at 23:00 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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    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      East backing west, 2 to 4, then backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor for a time.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      South backing southeast, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 for a time, then veering west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor for a time.

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 to 6, backing northwest 4 or 5, then backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor until later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      South backing southeast, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 for a time, veering west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming southwest, 4 to 6, then backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor until later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      South backing southeast, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 for a time, veering west later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor until later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 to 6, backing southerly 5 to 7, then veering westerly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time in east, veering westerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 to 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight for a time near shore.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 3 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 to 5, increasing 6 at times, backing south 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight until later east of the Lizard.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, veering west or northwest 3 to 5, then backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 2 to 4, becoming west or southwest, backing south later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in the Bristol Channel, otherwise moderate, becoming rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      South 5 to 7, veering west 4 or 5, then backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Rough in far west, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 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 * warning

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

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming south or southeast, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      South or southeast, 5 to 7, veering west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in far south.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 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 * warning

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4, then becoming south or southeast 4 to 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast veering west, 4 to 6, occasionally 7 for a time, backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      East or northeast, veering south or southeast, 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 to 7, veering west or southwest, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 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 * 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly, veering southerly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later, except in Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7, veering westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate, except in Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight until later in shelter, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or less, then south or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or less, then south or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    Issued at 23:00 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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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, backing east 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 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.

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 10:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate
    • Weather

      Showers
    • Visibility

      Mainly good

    11:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 backing east 5 to 7
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in south later
    • Weather

      Showers
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 14th Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 15th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 5, locally 6, veering west 5 to 6 with gusts to 35kt late morning, perhaps locally 7 until mid afternoon, backing south in the evening, increasing 6 to 7 towards midnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, increasing rather rough to rough by midday, decreasing slight to moderate by evening, increasing rather rough mid-Channel around midnight.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers, some heavy, becoming isolated in the afternoon outbreaks of rain spreading in from the west during the evening.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, perhaps locally poor in showers.

    23:00 UTC Tue 15th Oct – 22:59 UTC Wed 16th Oct

    • Wind

      South 6 to 7, perhaps locally gale 8 mid-Channel until dawn, veering northwest 3 to 5 by afternoon, backing west to southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough in the north until midday, otherwise slight to moderate with a low to moderate swell.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, locally heavy by dawn, clearing the islands by midday and the area by late afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, gradually becoming good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 14th Oct by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).