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A westerly or southwesterly flow with gales in the far north will affect United Kingdom for the coming few days with fronts moving east giving some rain at times.

* 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 Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, backing southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers at first, then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first near Rattray Head, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in north.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, backing westerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Very rough at first near northeast Norfolk, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, backing southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, backing westerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, backing southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  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

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first and later.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair then occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near the Isles of Scilly at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  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

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  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 Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  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 Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight in Liverpool Bay.
    • Weather

      Showers then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in Liverpool Bay, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first then mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, but rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain or drizzle, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  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 Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in northwest.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming good later.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  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 Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming good later.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing south 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: NORTHWESTERLY SEVERE GALE FORCE 9 DECREASING GALE FORCE 8 IMMINENT BACKING SOUTHWESTERLY LATER

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 16:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing south 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    17:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      South 6 to gale 8, veering southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 to 5, locally 6 at first, backing west this afternoon, decreasing 3 to 4 this evening, further backing southwest increasing 4 to 5 overnight, perhaps occasionally 6 mid-channel by morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough becoming slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair becoming cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 5, locally 6 mid-channel, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, occasionally rather rough in the north.
    • Weather

      A little light rain likely at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, perhaps occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct

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

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 04:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

  • Wind

    West backing southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
  • Sea State

    Moderate.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair then occasional rain or drizzle.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

05:00 UTC Thu 23rd Oct – 04:59 UTC Fri 24th Oct

  • Wind

    Southwest 5 or 6, veering west 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional drizzle.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday 22nd Oct