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The United Kingdom remains under the influence of low pressure this evening and for much of Sunday. However pressure will gradually rise from the southwest by the end of the weekend, with most areas seeing light winds and mainly dry conditions on Monday.

* 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 Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in east, becoming rough or very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, mainly in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering westerly for a time, 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough in west, moderate, becoming slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later in south.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time near Rattray Head, backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers in far north, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly veering westerly or northwesterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far north at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      South becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming smooth for a time in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in south.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east, veering northwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, veering northerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first in east, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, veering northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3, becoming north 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      North 5 or 6, veering northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first in east, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first in east.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  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 Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, veering north 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough far west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and drizzle in east.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      North veering northeast, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Rough in far west at first, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  9. Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, veering north 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in west, occasionally rough near Lands End, smooth or slight in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time in Bristol Channel.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      North veering northeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth at times in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

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

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

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    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far south.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4 at first in east, otherwise northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing southwest later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, backing southerly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough at times in north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first and later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  14. The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in Firth of Clyde, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in Firth of Clyde, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough, except in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in shelter, otherwise rough.
    • Weather

      Showers at first and later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 5 or 6, increasing 7 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southerly 5 to 7, then veering westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, squally at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  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 Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 5 or 6, increasing 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southerly 5 to 7, then veering westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, squally at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 7 or gale 8, veering southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor until later.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southeasterly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 soon, issued Saturday 22/11/2014 at 0943UTC

    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 7 or gale 8 veering southwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 or 7 at first in south, backing southerly 5 to 7 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first in east.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 22nd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 2 to 4, slowly veering northerly 4 to 5 during the evening and overnight, increasing 5 to 6 before dawn.
    • Sea State

      Slight increasing moderate overnight, locally rather rough in the south and east by afternoon.
    • Weather

      Periods of rain and drizzle, locally heavy, slowly clearing from the northwest during Sunday afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor in rain and drizzle, becoming good from the northwest.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 6, veering northeast during the evening and decreasing 4 to 5, perhaps occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, decreasing slight in the south and east by evening, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Rain clearing during the evening, but returning from the south Monday morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor in rain.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 22nd Nov