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An area of high pressure will move slowly across the United Kingdom during Sunday and Monday, pushing a weak cold front over northern England south to clear the south coast during Sunday morning.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, but smooth or slight in inner Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth or slight in inner Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near Rattray Head, but mainly variable 3 or 4 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southwest 2 or 3, occasionally 4 at first and later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, then south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, backing northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  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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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North 3 or 4, veering east or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  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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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North veering east or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in southwest.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  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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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southwest 2 or 3, occasionally 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west or southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming mainly southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  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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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, occasionally 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far west later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming south 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, veering northwesterly 4 in far west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough for a time in northeast.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 04:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 in west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in northeast later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in northeast at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 2 to 4, veering northeast around midnight, increasing 4 to 5 by morning.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Some mist and fog patches, clearing around midnight slight risk of a shower.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor, becoming good by morning.

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 to 5, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep

Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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17:00 UTC Sat 20th Sep – 16:59 UTC Sun 21st Sep

  • Wind

    North veering east or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

  • Wind

    Variable 2 or 3, occasionally 4 at first.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate at first in southwest.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Sep