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The current easterly or southeasterly airflow will slowly ease during Saturday with a ridge of high pressure then building across the British Isles for a time during Sunday.

* 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 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in east, veering westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4, then south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first near Orkney and Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later in north.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th 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 Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north, decreasing 4 at times in south, veering northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming slight in south.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, veering northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest, veering southeast later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then veering southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming northerly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good becoming moderate or poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northerly 2 or 3 veering northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      East 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then backing north later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good becoming moderate or poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      North 3 or 4 veering northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  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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    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then backing north later.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good becoming moderate or poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northerly veering northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor becoming moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th 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 Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough near Cornwall, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest veering northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first in east.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th 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 Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeasterly veering southwesterly, then northwesterly later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4 becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th 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 Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      East veering southeast, then northwest later, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest veering northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then veering southeast 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      East veering southwest, then northwest later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, veering southeast 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      East 3 or 4 veering southwest 4 or 5, then veering northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  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 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      East 3 or 4 veering southwest 5 or 6, then northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4 becoming variable 3 or less, then south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th 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 Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5 veering southwest 5 or 6, then northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough except in far south and in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 veering south 5 to 7, then northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4 backing south or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th 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 Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 veering south 5 to 7, then northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate near Sutherland, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4 backing south or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate near Sutherland, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, veering southwesterly 4 later in south and west.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southeasterly gale force 8.

    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 17:59 UTC Sat 29th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

    • Wind

      East or southeast 2 to 4, backing east or northeast by afternoon and north or northeast overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine, some mist or fog patches by Sunday morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to very poor by Sunday morning.

    06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

    • Wind

      North 3 or 4, increasing 4 or 5 by Sunday evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate, with a decreasing swell.
    • Weather

      Mainly cloudy and misty for a time, risk of fog patches at first and the chance of a little rain or drizzle Sunday afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, perhaps locally very poor at first, becoming moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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Strong wind warning

06:00 UTC Sat 29th Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 30th Nov

  • Wind

    Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, becoming variable 3 or less later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or poor.

06:00 UTC Sun 30th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 1st Dec

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or less becoming northeasterly 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or poor, becoming good.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Saturday 29th Nov