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A cool, showery northerly or northwesterly airstream will continue to affect the United Kingdom for the next couple of days.

* 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first, increasing 7 at times later in east.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough near eastern Orkney and near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, backing northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in northeast.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in northeast, decreasing 4 at times in Firth of Forth.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough near Rattray Head and Berwick upon Tweed.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, mainly later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in northeast, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Mainly northwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in northeast, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in north.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Mainly westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest, veering north for a time, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, backing west 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  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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    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far west, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far west, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west, becoming variable 3 at times in shelter.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight in far southeast, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in south, moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate between Barra and Canna, otherwise moderate, becoming rough in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but rough in east, becoming rough, then occasionally very rough later in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

    For coastal areas up to 60 nautical miles from Lerwick, Shetland

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but rough in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough, but rough becoming very rough in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4, occasionally 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Risk of showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 3 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep