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A rather complex area of low pressure will move quickly eastwards across central and southern areas of the United Kingdom during Sunday. Severe gales will affect some far southern coastal waters for a time.

* 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 Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7 , increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, wintry at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 6, decreasing 4 or 5, then veering northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 6, decreasing 4 or 5, then veering northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, veering westerly 6 to gale 8, then veering northwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, thundery for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, thundery for a time near North Foreland.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  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

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high at first in far west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5, increasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, but moderate for a time in lyme bay.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  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 Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5, increasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  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 Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first in south, decreasing 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but very rough or high in far south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest later, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  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 Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest later, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west or northwest 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  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 Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west or northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest, becoming cyclonic for a time, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough , occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west or northwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far north and south.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming wintry.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far north and south.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  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 Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west or northwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming very rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming wintry.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Westerly gale force 8 in operation at time of issue.

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 16:59 UTC Sun 29th Mar

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5 backing south or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4 becoming cyclonic 5 to 7 then west or northwest 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 7 to gale 8 with some gusts to 50 kt, decreasing 6 to 7 by this evening and veering west to northwest early evening, decreasing 4 to 5 by morning.
    • Sea State

      Rough to very rough, decreasing moderate to rather rough by morning.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, locally good at times.

    05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 to 5, increasing 5 to 6 by midday and 6 to gale 8 in the evening, decreasing 5 to 6 by morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough with swell, increasing rough to very rough by evening.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, especially in the afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, locally good at times.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Sun 29th Mar – 04:59 UTC Mon 30th Mar

  • Wind

    West or southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally severe gale 9 at first, decreasing 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Rough or very rough, occasionally high at first in far west.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

05:00 UTC Mon 30th Mar – 04:59 UTC Tue 31st Mar

  • Wind

    West or southwest 5, increasing 6 to gale 8.
  • Sea State

    Rough or very rough, but moderate for a time in lyme bay.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 29th Mar