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The British Isles will be affected by a north to northwesterly airflow during the next couple of days, with most places having showers at times.

* 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first, increasing 7 at times later in east.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, becoming variable 3 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in far north, decreasing 4 at times in Firth of Forth.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first, increasing 7 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, becoming variable 3 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, becoming variable 3 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northwesterly 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  8. Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in Bristol Channel, decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west, becoming variable 3 at times in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate in far southeast, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 at first in Firth of Clyde, otherwise northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel, decreasing 3 at times in Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in North Channel, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Moderate in far north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate in south, moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate between Barra and Canna, otherwise moderate, becoming rough in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5 increasing 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

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

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

    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 4, occasionally 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Risk of showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Tue 1st Sep – 04:59 UTC Wed 2nd Sep

  • Wind

    Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then becoming variable 3 for a time.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

05:00 UTC Wed 2nd Sep – 04:59 UTC Thu 3rd Sep

  • Wind

    Variable mainly northwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers, thundery at first.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate at first.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 1st Sep