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A low over southern England will fill on Thursday as a deep low remains slow moving to the west of Ireland.

* 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

    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, but 3 in Moray Firth at first, backing southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Orkney later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 near Orkney and Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, backing southeast 4 or 5 occasionally 6 near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, backing east or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good later.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, but variable in west at first, backing southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good later.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  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

    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      North becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough but slight at first in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  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

    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 becoming southeast 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough near Lands End.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  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

    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south, backing easterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  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

    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 3 or 4, veering southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east, backing southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 backing east 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th 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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    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, backing east 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      South backing southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th 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

    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly backing southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southwest at fist.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southwest for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      South 5 or 6 backing southeast 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

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

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

    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 11:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 5, increasing 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 to 4 backing west decreasing 1 to 3 overnight, further backing southeast increasing 4 in the morning, then 5 to 6 in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming moderate tomorrow.
    • Weather

      Rain and drizzle becoming patchy overnight, dying out by mid-morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate this evening.

    00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 6 backing easterly by Friday morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, locally rather rough in the north and west of the area.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

00:00 UTC Thu 27th Nov – 23:59 UTC Thu 27th Nov

  • Wind

    South 4 or 5, but 3 in Moray Firth at first, backing southeast 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Orkney later.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

00:00 UTC Fri 28th Nov – 23:59 UTC Fri 28th Nov

  • Wind

    Southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 near Orkney and Rattray Head.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first.
  • Weather

    Rain at times.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor in east.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Thursday 27th Nov