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Pressure will remain low to the north of the United Kingdom and high to the south with showery southwesterly winds predominating. A filling area of low pressure will move eastwards across England and Wales during Monday and Monday 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight in Moray Firth, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, backing south or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, backing southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, backing southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, backing southerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South veering southwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Rough, occasionally very rough at first in west, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, veering west or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight at times in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches developing later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      West backing south later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, then rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South 5 to 7, veering west or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, fog patches developing later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time in west, veering southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4, backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South veering west or southwest later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest backing south or southwest, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast backing east or southeast for a time, then veering west or southwest later, 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, then west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  14. The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel * warning

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

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      South becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, then west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth at times in central areas.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  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

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Gale now ceased, but southwesterly gale force 8 expected later. Issued at 1543UTC on Saturday 24th September 2016

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 25th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Hood.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

    • Wind

      West 5 to 6 with gusts to 35kt around showers, decreasing 4 to 5 early evening, backing southwest to south overnight, decreasing 3 to 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, decreasing moderate to rather rough this evening and slight to moderate overnight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 to 5, increasing 5 to 6 by early evening, perhaps locally 7 in the north, veering southwest 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate with a low swell, increasing moderate to rather rough for a time in the afternoon and evening.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and drizzle spreading from the west during the afternoon, becoming very light and patchy overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate to poor by evening.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep

Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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Strong wind warning

12:00 UTC Sun 25th Sep – 11:59 UTC Mon 26th Sep

  • Wind

    Southwest 5 to 7.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

12:00 UTC Mon 26th Sep – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Sep

  • Wind

    Southwest backing south 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, occasionally rough.
  • Weather

    Showers at first.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Sep