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Low pressure to the northeast of Scotland will move away, reducing the wind strength in northern areas. A new low pressure system will move across Wales and southern England, bring unsettled conditions to the south.

* 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 Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in north, but slight in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first in far north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times, becoming north or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times, becoming northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic, then becoming northerly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, becoming cyclonic, then becoming northerly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      West or southwest, becoming cyclonic, then becoming north later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  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 Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Rough at times in west, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest, 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough at times in west, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th 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

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in southwest.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest, 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th 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

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

      West or southwest, becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, becoming north 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th 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

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

      West or southwest, becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, but becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming north or northeast, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, decreasing mainly 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming north or northeast 4 or 5, decreasing mainly 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming north or northeast 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, perhaps thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th 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

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, perhaps thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first offshore.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming northeast for a time, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth in central areas.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th 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

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in far north, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

      West, veering northwest, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough at first, becoming moderate in southeast.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Westerly severe gale force 9 decreasing gale force 8 imminent.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 17:59 UTC Fri 30th Sep

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, veering northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later in southeast.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, perhaps thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally moderate in southeast.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 5, occasionally 6, veering west for a time in the afternoon and evening, and decreasing mainly 4, increasing 5 to 6 after midnight with some gusts to 40kt.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rather rough, becoming slight to moderate for a time during the afternoon and evening, increasing rather rough after midnight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, becoming more frequent after midnight with a risk of thunder.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor in showers.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 6 with some gust to 40kt, veering westerly during the morning, increasing 5 to 7 during the afternoon, then decreasing 4 to 5 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough with a low swell, increasing rather rough to rough in the afternoon.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers with a risk of thunder, slowly dying out overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor in showers.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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Strong wind warning

06:00 UTC Fri 30th Sep – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Oct

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers, perhaps thundery later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor later.

06:00 UTC Sat 1st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Oct

  • Wind

    West or southwest, becoming cyclonic, then becoming north later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers, fair later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 30th Sep