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A deep area of low pressure will move southeastwards across the North Sea today and across Germany tonight, with severe gale or storm force northwesterly winds affecting most areas for a time.

* 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest gale 8 to storm 10 decreasing 5 to 7, backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high at first in north and near Rattray Head, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in northwest.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first in north, backing westerly 5 or 6, then southwesterly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high at first near Rattray Head, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9 decreasing 5 or 6, then backing west 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then squally showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough near northeast Norfolk.
    • Weather

      Rain at first then squally showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6 backing westerly 4 or 5, then backing southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first then squally showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      West or northwest backing southwest, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough near the Isles of Scilly, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9 decreasing 5 or 6, then backing west or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, squally for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9 decreasing 5 to 7, then backing west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, squally for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest gale 8 or severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first, decreasing 5 to 7, then backing southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest gale 8 to storm 10 decreasing 5 to 7, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, squally for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first in North Channel, backing southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high at first in North Channel, otherwise rough becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, squally for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first, decreasing 5 or 6, then backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, squally for a time, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in north, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first, decreasing 5 or 6, then backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time in far north, then becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, squally for a time, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 7 to severe gale 9, occasionally storm 10 at first, decreasing 5 or 6, then backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, squally for a time, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough near Sutherland, otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 7 to severe gale 9 becoming northwest gale 8 to storm 10, decreasing 5 to 7, then backing south or southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high for a time in south and west.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Northwesterly storm force 10.

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 22:59 UTC Tue 21st Oct

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming northwest 7 to severe gale 9, increasing storm 10 for a time, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7 backing west 3 or 4, then south 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers dying out.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 7 or gale 8, locally gale 9 with gusts to 60kt, decreasing 6 or 7 early evening, 5 or 6 by dawn and further decreasing 4 or 5 by midday.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, decreasing rather rough or rough overnight and moderate or rather rough later.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower Tuesday afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing west in the afternoon and southwest Thursday morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, locally rather rough at first, with swell.
    • Weather

      Fair, then becoming cloudy later Wednesday.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct

Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Tue 21st Oct – 10:59 UTC Wed 22nd Oct

  • Wind

    Northwest 7 to severe gale 9 decreasing 5 to 7, then backing west 5 or 6 later.
  • Sea State

    Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later.
  • Weather

    Showers, squally for a time.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor at first.

11:00 UTC Wed 22nd Oct – 10:59 UTC Thu 23rd Oct

  • Wind

    West backing southwest 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair then occasional rain.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 21st Oct