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A slow moving area of low pressure to the northwest of the United Kingdom will gradually drift southeastwards and fill during the next couple of days. However, a warm front will edge erratically northwards across southern areas during Saturday and 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight in Moray Firth, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in Moray Firth, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing northeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly backing northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, backing south 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly south 3 or less, becoming northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th 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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    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight in Severn estuary, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in southeast, moderate or rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southerly later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 16:59 UTC Fri 28th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

    • Wind

      West to southwest 2 to 4, becoming variable 1 to 3 in the afternoon, occasionally 4 by evening, becoming mainly easterly overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight or smooth.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers at first and on Saturday.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

    • Wind

      Variable or northeast 2 to 3, occasionally 4 by evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight or smooth with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, mainly in the north and west of the area misty overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, becoming moderate to poor overnight.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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05:00 UTC Fri 28th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sat 29th Aug

  • Wind

    Southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, backing south 3 or less later.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

05:00 UTC Sat 29th Aug – 04:59 UTC Sun 30th Aug

  • Wind

    Variable, mainly south 3 or less, becoming northeast 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight.
  • Weather

    Rain or thundery showers later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor later.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 28th Aug