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A ridge of high pressure will continue to extend across the United Kingdom from the southwest. Weakening fronts will move southeastwards across the country on Sunday and again on Tuesday.

* 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

    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Southerly veering westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at first then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly 5 or 6, backing westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in southeast, moderate occasionally rough for a time in north.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time, becoming variable 3 or 4 in south later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly, 4 or 5 increasing 6 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, veering west 3 or 4, veering northeast 4 or 5 later, then becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, but variable 3 or 4 for a time in south, becoming northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Easterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, becoming westerly 3 or 4 later, then veering northerly.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain with fog patches, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      South or southeast veering west, then veering north later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      North backing west for a time, 3 or 4 occasionally 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain with fog patches at first, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or very poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  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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    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      North backing west 3 or 4, veering north 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches until later, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  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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    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering north later, 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  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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    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Southwest veering north 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain with fog patches, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, backing west 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but rough for a time in north.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  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

    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but rough for a time in north.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  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

    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far west later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Southerly veering westerly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 10:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      South veering west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in west, becoming slight in east.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in west, but slight in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 3, becoming west before dawn, increasing 3 to 4 by afternoon, veering northwest 4 towards midnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mist and a risk of fog patches occasional light rain and drizzle from early afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain, drizzle and fog patches very soon clearing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor very soon becoming good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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23:00 UTC Sat 23rd May – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th May

  • Wind

    North backing west 3 or 4, veering north 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fog patches until later, occasional rain later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

23:00 UTC Sun 24th May – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th May

  • Wind

    North or northwest 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, becoming moderate in far west.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Saturday 23rd May