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Pressure will remain high across the United Kingdom during the coming days, bringing mainly settled conditions to all areas.

* 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight in Moray Firth, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly south or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 near Cape Wrath and Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight in Moray Firth, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, but becoming variable 2 in Firth of Forth.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, but mainly variable 2 in Firth of Forth.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, decreasing 2 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      East or southeast 2 or 3, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later in far north, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later in far north.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4 backing northeast 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches in far north, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in far north.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 2 at first, increasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly backing northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 in west, increasing 6 at times later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, slight in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in east, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first near headlands, becoming variable 2 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, slight or moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      East 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, but becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming east or northeast 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate near Land's End.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly east 3 or 4, decreasing 2 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in north, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly east 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4 becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate at first in north, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later in east.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later in east.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southeasterly 3 or 4 in North Channel.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming south or southeast 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first near Islay and Tiree, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5 backing southeasterly 3 or 4, decreasing 2 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast veering southwest, 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair then rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5 backing southeasterly 3 or 4, decreasing 2 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough at first west of the Outer Hebrides, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast veering southwest, 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight near Sutherland and between Barra and Canna.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough at first in west and north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 10:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5 backing southerly 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5 late afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mist and a risk of fog patches towards dawn, clearing by mid-morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to very poor in mist and fog.

    23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, locally north near French coasts in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Mist and a risk of fog patches around dawn, clearing by mid-morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to very poor around dawn.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep

Isle of Man

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23:00 UTC Tue 2nd Sep – 22:59 UTC Wed 3rd Sep

  • Wind

    Variable mainly east 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

23:00 UTC Wed 3rd Sep – 22:59 UTC Thu 4th Sep

  • Wind

    Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Sep