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Low pressure to the east of Scotland will move away slowly southeastwards allowing a ridge of high pressure to move across the United Kingdom from the west. However weakening weather fronts will follow across all areas later today and during 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

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4 becoming variable 2 then southeast 5 or 6, veering west or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near Cape Wrath, decreasing 3 at times in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5 becoming variable 3, then southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, veering southwesterly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly becoming variable, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, occasionally 2 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first near northeast Norfolk.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later near northeast Norfolk.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then veering northerly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west or southwest, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then veering northeast later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  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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    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate in east, moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest veering north 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough near the Isles of Scilly.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  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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    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4 backing west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5 at first in south, otherwise westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, veering northeasterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4, backing southwesterly 4 or 5 for a time, occasionally 6 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, veering northeast 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing southwest for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in Solway Firth.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, veering northeast 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, backing south or southwest 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, backing south 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4 becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, backing south 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight except near the Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly 3 or 4, backing southerly 5 or 6 for a time, occasionally 7 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain for a time, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough near Islay and Tiree.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4 backing south 6 to gale 8, then veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in south, slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4 backing south 6 to gale 8, then veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate near Sutherland, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      East 2 or 3 veering south 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, then veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 31st Aug

    • Wind

      East 3 veering southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time in north and west.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, slowly backing west overnight and decreasing 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair, then becoming cloudy before dawn on Monday.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly 2 or 3, locally 4 north of Guernsey by afternoon, becoming northeasterly or variable Tuesday morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight with swell.
    • Weather

      Perhaps some patchy light rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate or poor in any rain or drizzle.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug

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

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Sun 31st Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

  • Wind

    Northwesterly 3 or 4, backing southwesterly 4 or 5 for a time, occasionally 6 for a time in north.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor later.

05:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

  • Wind

    Northwest 3 or 4, veering northeast 2 or 3 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
  • Weather

    Rain then fair.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate at first.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 31st Aug