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A large area of high pressure will remain slow moving to the north of the United Kingdom.

* 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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    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable becoming northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 for a time in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate north and west of Orkney, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northeasterly veering southeasterly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming north then veering northeast, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast backing north for a time, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in north, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south, becoming cyclonic, then easterly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times around headlands.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th 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

    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times around headlands.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th 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

    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th 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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    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northeast veering southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

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

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      North 3 or 4, veering east 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northeast veering east for a time, 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      North or northeast veering southeast, 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5, then becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly easterly or northeasterly, backing northerly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in southeast.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Northerly veering easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in southeast, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th 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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    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly easterly or northeasterly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, veering easterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly east, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or southeast 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far north and in far south, otherwise smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly veering southerly or southwesterly later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far north and in far south, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly veering southerly or southwesterly later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4, veering northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth at first in sheltered east, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

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

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

    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 04:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4, veering northeasterly 4 or 5, perhaps increasing 6 for a time later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth at first in shelter east of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, but 5 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 6 to 7 with gusts to 45kt, decreasing 5 to 6 around dawn.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, becoming moderate to rather rough in the afternoon.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 4 to 5, locally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, locally rather rough, with swell.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr

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

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17:00 UTC Sat 18th Apr – 16:59 UTC Sun 19th Apr

  • Wind

    Variable, mainly easterly or northeasterly, 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

17:00 UTC Sun 19th Apr – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th Apr

  • Wind

    Northeasterly 3 or 4, veering easterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.
  • Sea State

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

    Showers for a time.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 18th Apr