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The brisk and chilly northerly flow will soon ease as a ridge of high pressure moves in from the west during Friday. A strengthening southerly or southeasterly flow will then extend from west to east through Saturday.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest, becoming variable 3 or 4, then south or southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, becoming variable, then south later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, backing southeast 4 or 5, then increasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable, then south later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, backing southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable, then southerly later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, backing southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, backing westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southeasterly, 3 or 4, then backing easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable, mainly west or southwest for a time, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable becoming south, 3 or 4, then becoming east or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  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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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southerly 4 or 5 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later near the Isles of Scilly.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in east, otherwise southerly 4 or 5, backing easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight at first in east, otherwise slight or moderate, becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in west.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  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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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing west, then south later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later in far southwest.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in far southwest.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  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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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing southwest, then south later, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, backing southeast 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate, occasionally rough later near headlands.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5 at first in far northwest, otherwise variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, backing west 2 or 3, then backing south 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, backing east or southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then south 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough throughout in far northwest, otherwise slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  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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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, backing southeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th 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 Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, backing south 4 or 5, then backing southeast 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later in far northwest.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in far northwest.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, backing easterly later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th 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 Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      Southeasterly, backing easterly later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in south and west.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, veering east 3 or 4, then southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

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

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

    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 17:59 UTC Fri 28th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, veering east 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      East 3 or 4, veering southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

    • Wind

      North to northwest 2 to 4, backing northwest to west in the afternoon, becoming variable 1 to 3 by midnight, becoming south to southeast by morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate at first, becoming smooth or slight overnight.
    • Weather

      Some patchy rain or showers at first this morning risk of mist patches near french coast early Saturday morning.
    • Visibility

      Good or very good, locally moderate in rain or showers and moderate to poor early Saturday morning.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

    • Wind

      South to southeast 2 to 3, backing southeast to east and increasing 3 to 4 by midday, locally 5 in the afternoon, increasing 4 to 5 during the evening, perhaps occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight to moderate by evening, perhaps rather rough in the north by midnight with a low swell developing.
    • Weather

      Risk of mist patches near the french coast early Saturday morning.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good,.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr

Isle of Man

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06:00 UTC Fri 28th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sat 29th Apr

  • Wind

    North or northwest 3 or 4, backing west 2 or 3, then backing south 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

06:00 UTC Sat 29th Apr – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Apr

  • Wind

    South 4 or 5, backing east or southeast 5 to 7.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 28th Apr