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Low pressure over the near Continent will bring strong winds, fog patches and occasional rain to southern and eastern parts of the United Kingdom over the next 48 hours. High pressure centred to the southeast of Iceland will maintain largely fine and settle weather over the north and west.

* 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

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5 in firth of Tay and Forth, otherwise north 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times in firth of Tay and Forth.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later near shore.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional drizzle and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle with fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times later near North Foreland.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near North Foreland.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  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

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  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

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 4 at times in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers in east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers at first in east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  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

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in Cardigan Bay.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  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

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northwesterly, veering northeasterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in Solway Firth.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  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 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 in south, otherwise northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at times in south, otherwise northerly or northeasterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  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

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later in east.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

    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 31st May – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Mist or light drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Mist or light drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, with a risk of thunder risk of mist or fog patches Wednesday night.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor, perhaps very poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

    • Wind

      North to northeast 4, locally 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      A little rain or drizzle risk of mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, occasionally poor, perhaps very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May

Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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Strong wind warning

23:00 UTC Tue 31st May – 22:59 UTC Wed 1st Jun

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

23:00 UTC Wed 1st Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jun

  • Wind

    Northeast 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 31st May