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An area of high pressure will move east across central and southern areas during Monday with a westerly flow affecting the north. The high will decline during Tuesday, allowing an area of low pressure to move north from France into southern areas later on Tuesday and during Wednesday.

* 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 Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally 4 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but mainly slight in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in north.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south or southeast, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in north, smooth or slight in east.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time in north.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 near Rattray Head at first, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly becoming variable then southerly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming south or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming easterly 4 or 5 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less at first in north, otherwise easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th 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

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, but moderate or rough in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  9. Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming east 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth for a time in east.
    • Weather

      Fair, fog patches in far east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor in far east.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  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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    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far south later.
    • Weather

      Showers later in far north.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east or northeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, veering east or northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, becoming variable mainly north or northwest 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th 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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    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in North Channel later.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, backing south 5 to 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, backing southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west for a time, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th 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

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west for a time, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, backing southwesterly 5 to 7, then veering westerly, decreasing 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 17:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5 backing west, then southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    18:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7 veering westerly, decreasing 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 to 5, veering northeast to east by evening, locally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain spreading from the south from late afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate overnight, locally poor.

    06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 4 to 5, locally 6 in the north, veering southeast 3 to 4 in the afternoon, then southerly or variable 1 to 3 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, mainly clearing on Wednesday mist patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

06:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

  • Wind

    Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally 4 in east.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, but mainly slight in Moray Firth.
  • Weather

    Fair then rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate in north.

06:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 05:59 UTC Wed 26th Nov

  • Wind

    Southwest backing south or southeast, 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough in north, smooth or slight in east.
  • Weather

    Showers for a time in north.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov