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An area of high pressure will remain slow-moving to the southeast of the United Kingdom, with strong winds affecting most northern and western waters at times. Gales may affect some western waters of Scotland during Saturday.

* 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 Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later near Orkney.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 near Orkney, then decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far north near headlands.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far north near headlands.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southeasterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasional moderate.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing easterly or southeasterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate near headlands in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast backing east later, 4 or 5, but becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing south or southeast, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, mainly in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough west of the Lizard peninsula.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, then cyclonic 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but rough west of the Lizard peninsula.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing southerly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in west, but mainly slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle then mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly, backing southeasterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in west, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in Liverpool Bay.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 or 6, veering west 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, backing southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4, then becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4, then becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first, then occasionally smooth later in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest, backing southeast, 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7, then increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4, then becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 to 7, veering southwest 3 or 4 later, then becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd 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

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 to 7, veering southwest 3 or 4 later, then becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 11:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 to 4, backing southeast Saturday afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Risk of mist patches near the French coast around dawn.
    • Visibility

      Good or very good, perhaps locally moderate to poor around dawn.

    00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

    • Wind

      Southeast 2 to 4, veering south Sunday morning, becoming variable 1 to 3 in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight with an increasing swell.
    • Weather

      Risk of some mist patches Sunday morning rain spreading from the west late afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, perhaps locally moderate to poor by Sunday morning.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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Strong wind warning

00:00 UTC Sat 23rd Sep – 23:59 UTC Sat 23rd Sep

  • Wind

    Southwest, backing south or southeast, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, mainly in west.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, becoming rough west of the Lizard peninsula.
  • Weather

    Rain or drizzle at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

00:00 UTC Sun 24th Sep – 23:59 UTC Sun 24th Sep

  • Wind

    South or southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, then cyclonic 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, but rough west of the Lizard peninsula.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain, fog patches later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd Sep