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A large area of high pressure will remain centred over Scandinavia maintaining the current east to northeasterly airflow across the United Kingdom.

* 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 Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      East veering southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5 occasionally 6 in north, veering southeasterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southeast 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later, then southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast backing northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, then easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4 later, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly backing northeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  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 Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in west, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  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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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  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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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming east or northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming east or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast backing north or northeast, 4 or 5 decreasing 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast veering east or southeast, backing east or northeast later, 2 or 3 increasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, backing northeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, then east or southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  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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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, backing northeasterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, backing northeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast veering southeast, but becoming variable at times, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing northeasterly but becoming variable at times, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time in north, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in south later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 10:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in southwest at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 in south later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, building moderate in south later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 14th Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 15th Sep

    • Wind

      East to northeast 4 to 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing 3 to 4 by early afternoon, locally 5 early evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate in the north and west of the area at first.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower near the french coast from late afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 15th Sep – 22:59 UTC Tue 16th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly 2 to 4, increasing 4 to 5 by evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate in the north and west of the area later.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 14th Sep