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An area of high pressure will move east across central and southern areas during Monday with a westerly flow affecting the north. The high will decline during Tuesday, allowing an area of low pressure to move north from France into southern areas during Wednesday.

* 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

    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly backing southwesterly for a time, 5 to 7, occasionally 4 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but mainly slight inn Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming fair for a time, then rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in north.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, backing south or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in north, smooth or slight in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers in north, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, decreasing 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming east or southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3, becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first and later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeasterly veering easterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      North veering northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast veering east, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th 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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    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

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

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th 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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    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      North becoming variable, 3 or less, then becoming east or northeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in far east.
    • Weather

      Fair, fog patches for a time in far east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor for a time in far east.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th 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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    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far south later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable becoming east, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, veering north or northwest 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, occasionally rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest veering southeast, 2 or 3, increasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in northwest, then veering westerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming southeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth in south and east until later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  14. The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly for a time 4 or 5, occasionally 3 in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly becoming variable, then becoming southeasterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in North Channel later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing south 5 to 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, backing southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, backing south 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth north of skye.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th 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

    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, backing south 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northwest 4 or 5, then backing west or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

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

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

    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, but westerly 5 or 6 at first in far south, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5, backing westerly or southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5 increasing 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

    • Wind

      North to northeast 3 to 4, locally 5 south of jersey and mid channel, veering northeast to east 4 to 5 Monday afternoon, increasing 5 to 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, becoming cloudy Monday afternoon with rain in the evening.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate in rain later.

    00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 5 to 6, veering east to southeast in the afternoon and decreasing 2 to 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, locally rather rough in the north and west for a time, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain some mist patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate to poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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00:00 UTC Mon 24th Nov – 23:59 UTC Mon 24th Nov

  • Wind

    North veering northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

00:00 UTC Tue 25th Nov – 23:59 UTC Tue 25th Nov

  • Wind

    Northeast veering east, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair, then occasional rain.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate later.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Monday 24th Nov