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An area of low pressure will move eastwards across England and Wales, bringing mist and fog to some southwestern areas.

* 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

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, backing southeasterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth for a time in the Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, veering westerly 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South 5 or 6, increasing 7 or gale 8, then veering west 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South, veering west, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, veering west 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, veering westerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, smooth for a time in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, veering westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      South then rain and drizzle, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South, veering west or northwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th 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

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 or 6, increasing 7 for a time in west, veering southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but slight for a time in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers then drizzle, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Drizzle and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in west, veering southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then drizzle, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first, becoming slight in the Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Drizzle and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 to 7, then veering southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then drizzle, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate or poor, occasionally very poor later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering west or southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first near St Davids Head.
    • Weather

      Drizzle and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, backing south 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then occasional rain, drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate or poor.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South, veering west or southwest, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in Liverpool Bay.
    • Weather

      Drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest, backing southeast for a time, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate or poor, occasionally very poor later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South, veering west or southwest, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly, backing southeasterly, 3 or 4 increasing 5 or 6, veering southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering westerly, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north, then backing southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough west of Rathlin Island.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly, backing southeasterly, 3 or 4 increasing 5 or 6, veering southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth for a time in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or goo, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering westerly, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north, then backing southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, backing southeast 5 or 6, then veering southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate or poor later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west, 5 or 6, increasing 7 or gale 8, backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough or very rough, occasionally high near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing south or southeast, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 to 7, veering west or southwest 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough occasionally very rough, but occasionally slight at first in north.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  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

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing south or southeast, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 to 7, veering west or southwest 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high, occasionally very high in north.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing south, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 17:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, backing south 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally rough at first in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 to 5, perhaps locally 6 in the north, increasing 5 to 6 this evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, increasing moderate to rather rough this evening.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower, then occasional rain or drizzle spreading in from the west this afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor during this afternoon.

    06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

    • Wind

      South to southwest 4 to 5, perhaps 6 at first, decreasing 4 by early afternoon and veering west to northwest, occasionally 3 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough with a low swell, decreasing slight to moderate by evening.
    • Weather

      Occasional light rain or drizzle, with a risk of mist patches, clearing overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, becoming good later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep

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

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Strong wind warning

06:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

  • Wind

    South 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 to 7, then veering southwest 5 or 6 later.
  • Sea State

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

    Rain then drizzle, fog patches developing.
  • Visibility

    Good becoming moderate or poor, occasionally very poor later.

06:00 UTC Tue 27th Sep – 05:59 UTC Wed 28th Sep

  • Wind

    Southeast, veering west or southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first near St Davids Head.
  • Weather

    Drizzle and fog patches at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 26th Sep