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A complex area of low pressure will remain slow moving over and around the United Kingdom bringing unsettled conditions to all areas for the next few 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 Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in inner Moray Firth, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, turning wintry.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north, decreasing 4 at times later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight in inner Moray Firth, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly veering northerly or northwesterly later, 4 or 5 occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly backing southerly later, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwesterly at first in south, otherwise northerly or northwesterly, backing westerly for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest veering north or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northwest, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northerly or northeasterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northwesterly later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northeasterly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, backing northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, veering north or northeast 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing west or northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  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

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly south or southwest 3 or 4, becoming north or northeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast backing northwest later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  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 Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southwest 3 or 4, becoming north or northeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northeast backing northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  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 Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwest veering north 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  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 Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, backing west later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northwest backing west later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      West veering north for a time, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later, becoming variable 4 for a time later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  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 Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly backing west later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly veering northerly for a time, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later, becoming variable 4 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but mainly rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, then south 5 to 7, then becoming cyclonic 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain or sleet later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but rough or very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly backing westerly, but becoming cyclonic later in south, 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but rough or very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  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 Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly backing westerly, but becoming cyclonic later in south, 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming north or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough, except in sheltered east.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Northerly gale force 8, issued 24/1555.

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 22:59 UTC Sat 25th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later in far west.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers, occasionally heavy with a risk of thunder.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, but moderate just east of shetland.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers, occasionally heavy with a risk of thunder.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 25th Apr – 10:59 UTC Sun 26th Apr

    • Wind

      South to southwest 2 to 4, veering northerly late Sunday morning and increasing 5 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight, becoming moderate by midday Sunday.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers, dying out for a time overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to poor in showers.

    11:00 UTC Sun 26th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 27th Apr

    • Wind

      North to northeast 5 to 6, decreasing 4 to 5 overnight, backing northwest by Monday morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers very soon dying out.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Apr