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A complex area of low pressure will pass eastwards between Iceland and Scotland during the next 24 hours while pressure will remain high to the south of England.

* 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally variable 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in north, slight or moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest veering west, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southerly or southwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 2 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, then veering westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 becoming southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 veering west or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Drizzle then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  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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    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later in west, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly at first in east, otherwise westerly or northwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough for a time near the Isles of Scilly, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Drizzle at first in east, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first in east.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  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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    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 at first in east, otherwise southwesterly veering westerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, but 4 or 5 at first in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, veering westerly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, then rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly for a time, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 3 at first in Liverpool Bay, otherwise southerly or southwesterly, veering westerly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate, but slight in Liverpool Bay.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, then rain, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      South veering west or southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, backing southerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly, veering westerly or southwesterly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing southerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly veering westerly or southwesterly, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north, decreasing 4 at times in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair then rain, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then backing south later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough at first near Tiree, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first near Tiree.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in north, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in south, slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later to the west of the Outer Hebrides.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in north, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough at first to the west of the Outer Hebrides, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north, decreasing 4 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate at first in east, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 22:59 UTC Tue 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 1 to 3, becoming north 2 to 4 late afternoon, then west or northwest after midnight, further backing west or southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times in the afternoon, veering northwest in the evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate, with an increasing swell.
    • Weather

      Risk of drizzle at times in the afternoon and early evening.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, perhaps locally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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11:00 UTC Tue 30th Aug – 10:59 UTC Wed 31st Aug

  • Wind

    Variable becoming southerly or southwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

11:00 UTC Wed 31st Aug – 10:59 UTC Thu 1st Sep

  • Wind

    Southwesterly veering westerly or northwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Showers then fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Aug