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Deep areas of low pressure will continue to affect the United Kingdom during the next few days. This will bring some very unsettled, very windy conditions, with particularly rough seas in western parts, especially during Monday.

* 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 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering southwest later, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in Moray Firth, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  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 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 or 5 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 Sunday 7th Feb

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, veering west 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, becoming mainly fair for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and showers, becoming mainly fair for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      Southerly, veering westerly or southwesterly, 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 7 to severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest, 7 to severe gale 9, increasing storm 10 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  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 Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high in west.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest 7 to severe gale 9, increasing storm 10 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming very high for a time, mainly in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  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 Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high in southwest.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest 7 to severe gale 9, increasing storm 10 at times.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming very high for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  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 Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough, becoming high later in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest 7 to severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time in south and very high for a time near St Davids Head.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  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 Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough, occasionally high for a time in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, veering west or northwest 5 or 6, increasing 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  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 Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 6 to gale 8, increasing severe gale 9 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough or high later near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, veering west or northwest 5 or 6, increasing 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  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 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, veering westerly, 7 to severe gale 9, decreasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming very rough or high for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4, then northwesterly 4 or 5 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      Southeast backing south, 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic then west later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4, then northeasterly 4 or 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  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 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      Southeast backing south, 6 to gale 8, becoming cyclonic then west later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4, then northeasterly 4 or 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high, becoming rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      East or southeast, veering south for a time, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times then becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Easterly gale force 8 expected later, issued at 05/2201 UTC

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 11:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      East 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west, veering south 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      South 6 to gale 8 becoming cyclonic 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

    • Wind

      West to southwest 6 to 7 with gusts to 45kt, backing southwest to south for a time early evening, increasing 7 to gale 8 in the evening, locally severe gale 9.
    • Sea State

      Rough to very rough.
    • Weather

      Scattered squally rain or hail showers with a risk of thunder more persistent rain for a time in the evening, then further rain or hail showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor.

    00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwest to west gale 8 to severe gale 9, with gusts to 60kt by mid morning, perhaps storm 10 for a time, decreasing 6 to gale 8 by evening.
    • Sea State

      Very rough gradually increasing to become high to very high by late morning.
    • Weather

      Scattered squally rain or hail showers with a risk of thunder.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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Strong wind warning

00:00 UTC Sun 7th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sun 7th Feb

  • Wind

    West or southwest 6 to gale 8, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
  • Sea State

    Rough or very rough, becoming high in west.
  • Weather

    Showers then rain.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

00:00 UTC Mon 8th Feb – 23:59 UTC Mon 8th Feb

  • Wind

    West or southwest 7 to severe gale 9, increasing storm 10 at times.
  • Sea State

    Very rough or high, becoming very high for a time, mainly in west.
  • Weather

    Rain or squally showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Sunday 7th Feb