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A deep area of low pressure just northeast of Scotland will move rapidly away northeastwards. A cold, showery mainly westerly airflow will affect all areas and persist for a few days.

* 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 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough, but rough or very rough north and west of Orkney.
    • Weather

      Rain just at first otherwise squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight near shore otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight near shore otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight near shore otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but rough or very rough south and west of the Lizard.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough occasionally high for a time in west.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in east, rough or very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in east, rough or very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Slight in good shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Slight in good shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, but very rough in far northwest until later.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, but very rough in far northwest until later.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in shelter otherwise rough or very rough, but high at first in west.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in shelter otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, but very rough in far south.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough in far north and far south.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  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 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 in south.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high.
    • Weather

      Squally showers wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7 becoming northwest 6 to gale 8, backing west or southwest 5 to 7, becoming cyclonic then northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, wintry later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Northwesterly severe gale 9 in operation at time of issue.

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 17:59 UTC Sun 1st Mar

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7 becoming northwest 6 to gale 8, then backing west or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming mainly good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest becoming cyclonic then northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, wintry at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, perhaps poor at times.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 5 to 6, locally 7 with gusts to 45 kt in the north at first and more generally by evening, occasionally 4 in the south until late afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, locally very rough overnight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, becoming more frequent by evening, with a risk of hail and thunder.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor overnight.

    06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 to 6 by early afternoon, backing west to southwest by evening, locally 7 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Rough to very rough, decreasing rather rough to rough in the afternoon.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, with the risk of hail and thunder, becoming more frequent for a time overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

06:00 UTC Sun 1st Mar – 05:59 UTC Mon 2nd Mar

  • Wind

    West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
  • Sea State

    Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough, but rough or very rough north and west of Orkney.
  • Weather

    Rain just at first otherwise squally showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

06:00 UTC Mon 2nd Mar – 05:59 UTC Tue 3rd Mar

  • Wind

    West or southwest 6 to gale 8.
  • Sea State

    Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Squally showers wintry showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 1st Mar