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A complex thundery low in southwestern areas will drift north over the next 24 hours, with another low expected in the southwest later on Sunday. These will bring occasional thundery downpours with gusty winds and locally poor visibility, but there will also be a good deal of warm dry weather.

* 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 Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      In east, southerly backing southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, otherwise variable 3 or 4, becoming northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Southeast becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming west or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, then becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate for a time near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  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 Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later in shelter.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or northeast, then cyclonic, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  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 Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, becoming west or southwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming northeast then cyclonic 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  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 Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Easterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, veering westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  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 Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      East or northeast, veering west or southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming east or northeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly, veering southerly, then westerly later, 4 or 5, occasional 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, veering northwest 3 or 4, veering northeast later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  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 Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or northwesterly 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming north or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming north or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming northeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  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 Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming north or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming northeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming northerly 5 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

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

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

    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 17:59 UTC Sat 27th May

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5 at first in east, otherwise variable 3 or 4, becoming northerly 5 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 2 to 4, occasionally 5 at first, decreasing 2 to 3 during the afternoon and veering northwest, further veering northeast after midnight and increasing 3 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight locally moderate this morning.
    • Weather

      Mainly cloudy, risk of fog patches especially in the north of the area.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, perhaps locally poor or very poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 to 4, perhaps 5 at times in the north of the area, becoming variable or easterly 1 to 3 in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, locally moderate in the north at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly cloudy, isolated thundery showers by Sunday afternoon, risk of fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, perhaps locally poor or very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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06:00 UTC Sat 27th May – 05:59 UTC Sun 28th May

  • Wind

    Southeasterly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate at first in north.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers for a time at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

06:00 UTC Sun 28th May – 05:59 UTC Mon 29th May

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 27th May