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Low pressure to the south of Ireland will bring a strong southeasterly airflow over the whole of the United Kingdom for a time. This depression will edge slowly eastwards, gradually filling tomorrow.

* 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 Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 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

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming mainly rough later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming mainly rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, backing northeast 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 5 to 7, veering southerly 3 or 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming mainly rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times, veering southerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, backing northerly or northeasterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, backing easterly or northeasterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or southeast, becoming cyclonic, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming easterly or northeasterly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 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

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly becoming cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northerly or northeasterly later, 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 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

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southeast becoming cyclonic 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough at times in southwest, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 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

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      East or northeast, backing north for a time, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 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

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in north.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, backing northeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8, backing east or northeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 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

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, backing easterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 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

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 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

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

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

      Rough becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

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

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 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.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 17:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 6 with gusts to 35kt, veering south this afternoon, decreasing 4 to 5 at times, further veering southwest to west overnight and increasing 6 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, becoming rough overnight, locally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, locally heavy, risk of hail and thunder, especially from this evening.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor in rain or showers.

    06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, veering west in the afternoon and decreasing 4 to 6, locally cyclonic variable 2 to 4 by evening, veering northerly 3 to 5 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Rough, locally very rough, becoming moderate to rather rough by evening and slight to moderate overnight.
    • Weather

      Showers, locally heavy with a risk of hail and thunder, becoming isolated overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor in showers.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr

Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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Strong wind warning

06:00 UTC Sun 30th Apr – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st May

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

06:00 UTC Mon 1st May – 05:59 UTC Tue 2nd May

  • Wind

    Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate at first in north.
  • Weather

    Rain at times.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 30th Apr