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Northern and most southeastern areas will be under the influence of low pressure and unsettled weather for much of Sunday, although pressure will gradually rise from the southwest, bringing settled conditions to all areas by the end of Sunday night.

* 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 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west or northwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight at times in Moray Firth, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing southwest for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally showers at first, then rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  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 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, backing southwest 4 or 5, veering northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first near Rattray Head, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northwest 4 or 5, backing west later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time in east.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, rain or drizzle at times until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor at first, becoming good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4, becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming easterly 4 or 5 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northerly 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time in the Dover Strait.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later offshore.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later offshore.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  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 Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, veering northeasterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough until later in far west, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first in far east, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northeasterly 5 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  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 Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first near Lands End.
    • Weather

      Rain at first in eastern Bristol Channel, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming east or northeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth at times in the Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  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 Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Rough until later in far north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers until later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth later in south and east.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  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 Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming mainly smooth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  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 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly, backing southwesterly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, veering westerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time, becoming variable 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing mainly 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, backing south 6 for a time, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first in far north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  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 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing mainly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming mainly moderate later.
    • Weather

      Squally showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, backing south 6 for a time, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest, becoming cyclonic then north or northwest later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight later east of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil in operation at time of issue.

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west, backing southerly later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south and west, becoming northerly or northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 6, veering northeast decreasing 4 to 5 this evening.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, locally rather rough, becoming slight to moderate overnight.
    • Weather

      Rain, perhaps locally heavy, slowly clearing southeastwards from mid-afternoon to late evening.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in rain.

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 to 5, increasing 5 to 6 for a time in the afternoon and evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, becoming moderate to rather rough for a time in the north and west of the area.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain returning northwards from early afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in rain, perhaps locally poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

Isle of Man

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06:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

  • Wind

    West or northwest 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

  • Wind

    West or southwest 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov