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Low pressure to the southwest of Ireland will deepen, strengthening the southeasterly airflow over the whole of the United Kingdom for a time. This low pressure will then edge slowly eastwards gradually filling.

* 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

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in northwest, slight or moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times later in the Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast, backing east later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times, veering southerly 3 or 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, veering southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, backing easterly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, veering southerly 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming easterly or southeasterly later, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th 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

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in west, veering westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later near Isles of Scilly.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, occasionally cyclonic, becoming northerly or northwesterly later, 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough at first near Isles of Scilly, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th 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

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, becoming cyclonic 3 or 4, increasing 5 later near Lands End.
    • Sea State

      Slight at times in the Bristol Channel, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times near Lands End.
    • Sea State

      Rough until later in southwest, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th 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

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming east or northeast later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th 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

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast, backing east or northeast, 5 or 6, increasing 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th 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

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time in the North Channel.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast, backing east later, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough at first in far northwest, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming slight later in shelter.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast, backing east later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th 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

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast, backing east later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: None.

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 11:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 6 with gusts to 35kt, veering south in the afternoon decreasing 4 to 5 at times, further veering southwest to west in the evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, becoming moderate to rather rough by midnight.
    • Weather

      Rain spreading from the west around dawn, locally heavy in the morning, risk of hail and thunder especially during the evening.
    • Visibility

      Good or very good, becoming moderate to poor in rain.

    00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 6, perhaps occasionally 7, becoming cyclonic variable 3 to 5 by early afternoon, decreasing 2 to 3 by midnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough occasionally rough, decreasing slight during the afternoon with a decreasing swell.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps heavy with a risk of hail and thunder.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor in showers, otherwise good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

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

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Strong wind warning

00:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 23:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

  • Wind

    East or southeast 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

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

    Rain at times.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

00:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 23:59 UTC Mon 1st May

  • Wind

    Cyclonic, becoming east or northeast later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr