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High pressure will persist to the north of Scotland, whilst a developing area of low pressure runs westwards close to southern England. Most places will remain in a brisk easterly airstream.

* 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

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Southerly at first in east, otherwise variable 3 or 4, becoming northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

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

      Fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough west of Orkney.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in south.
    • Weather

      Fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 or 6, veering east or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers with fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly, becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable, mainly easterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Northeast veering east or southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  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

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      North, veering east, then southeast later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  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

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      North or northeast, veering east, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, moderate, occasionally rough for a time in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      East 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first in west, otherwise slight, becoming smooth in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  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

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7, veering east 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate, and rough for a time near St Davids Head.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  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

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly veering easterly later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time later.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6, occasionally 7, veering easterly 4 or 5 later, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  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

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 4, becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northeast 3 or 4, veering east or northeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      East 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but moderate in far north and far south.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in the far north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  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

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      South, becoming variable, then east later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Fog patches for a time in southeast.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor in southeast.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 22:59 UTC Sun 20th Apr

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, occasionally variable later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, but moderate or rough in west.
    • Weather

      Fair, fog patches later in southeast.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate, occasionally very poor in southeast later.

    23:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming east later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in east, moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair, perhaps fog patches at first in southeast.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, perhaps very poor in Southeast at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 20th Apr – 10:59 UTC Mon 21st Apr

    • Wind

      Cyclonic variable 2 to 4, locally northeast 5 to 6 in the northwest at first, becoming southeast to south 4 by early evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, locally rather rough in the north and west at first.
    • Weather

      Rain becoming intermittent.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 21st Apr – 10:59 UTC Tue 22nd Apr

    • Wind

      South to southeast 2 to 3, locally 4, becoming variable.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      A little light rain at times, dying out overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 20th Apr