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Weakening weather fronts will move eastwards across all areas during Monday. Thereafter, pressure will build with high pressure becoming centred over Scandinavia during Tuesday.

* 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 Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      In north, moderate or rough, occasionally very rough, in south, slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 at first near Sutherland, otherwise variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming moderate in north, slight in south.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor in east.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 becoming north 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North veering east or southeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northerly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly veering easterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering northerly or northeasterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 near headlands, but variable 3 or less for a time at first in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate near headlands.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  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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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 near headlands.
    • Sea State

      Moderate west of Lizard Point, and becoming rough for a time near the Isles of Scilly, otherwise mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times then fair, fog patches at first in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first in west.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 near headlands.
    • Sea State

      Moderate west of Lizard Point, otherwise slight occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  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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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest veering east or northeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough near Land's End, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first in south, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first in south.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally variable 2 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

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

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

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest veering northeast, 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northeast 3 or less, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4 veering east or northeast 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in north, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southeasterly 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight in north, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  14. The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate near the Mull of Kintyre, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southeasterly 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first near the Mull of Kintyre, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      West backing south 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate near Sutherland.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 22:59 UTC Mon 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north and west.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, soon increasing 6 for a time in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough but very rough at first in west, becoming slight in lee of east Shetland.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly 2 or 3, occasionally 4 in the north, veering northerly late evening, then northeasterly by morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional light rain or drizzle this evening and overnight, with a risk of fog patches, clearing by morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to very poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, veering east in the evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight with swell.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep

Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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11:00 UTC Mon 1st Sep – 10:59 UTC Tue 2nd Sep

  • Wind

    Northwest 3 or 4 veering east or northeast 2 or 3.
  • Sea State

    Slight, becoming smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

11:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 1st Sep