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The United Kingdom remains under the influence of low pressure for much of Sunday, rain or showers expected in most areas at times. Pressure will gradually rise from the southwest, bringing more settled conditions.

* 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 Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later in north, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight at times in Moray Firth, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, mainly in west.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, backing southwesterly for a time later, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers at first, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd 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 Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first near Rattray Head.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3, becoming northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle until later, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor at first, becoming good later.

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate at times later in the dover strait.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

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

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, veering northeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first in dover strait, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later offshore.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first in east.

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

    • Wind

      Northerly veering northeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd 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 Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, veering northeasterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at first except in far west, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

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

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Rough until later in far west, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd 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 Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time near Lands End.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first in the Bristol Channel, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth at times in the Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd 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 Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first near St Davids Head, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd 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 Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

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

      Rough at first in far north, otherwise slight or moderate, becoming smooth later in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd 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 Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times in the Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming mainly smooth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd 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 Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough for a time in northwest.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      Westerly, backing southerly or southwesterly for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time in north, then becoming variable 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      Westerly, backing southerly or southwesterly for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers at first in far north, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd 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 Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      Westerly, backing southerly or southwesterly for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally moderate in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers at first in far north, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or less later except in far south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

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

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

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

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

    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 11:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7 becoming west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    12:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4, becoming northwesterly 5 or 6 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 to 5, locally variable 2 to 3 in the south and east until early morning, increasing 5 to 6 overnight, veering northeast and decreasing 4 to 5 during Sunday evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight increasing moderate overnight, locally rather rough in the south and west.
    • Weather

      Periods of rain and drizzle, locally heavy, slowly clearing from the northwest during the afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor in rain and drizzle, becoming good from the northwest.

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

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 4 to 5, perhaps occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, locally slight in the east, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Rain spreading in from the south during the afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor in rain.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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00:00 UTC Sun 23rd Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 23rd Nov

  • Wind

    Northerly 4 or 5, veering northeasterly 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

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

    Rain at first except in far west, otherwise fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

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

  • Wind

    Northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 later in southeast.
  • Sea State

    Rough until later in far west, otherwise slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 23rd Nov