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Low pressure remains south of Iceland, maintaining a mild and changeable southwesterly flow across the United Kingdom, with winds strongest in the north and west.

* 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

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in far northwest later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, then showers in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor until later.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough, occasionally very rough in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South or southeast veering southwest later 5 to 6, occasionally 7 near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

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

      Moderate occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Fair, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South or southeast veering southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South veering southwest later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5 , occasionally 6 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in north later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South veering southwest later 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, occasional rain in west later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South 5 or 6, veering southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in west.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first in Bristol Channel, occasionally 7 in west, then veering southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor in west.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 or 6, increasing, 7 or gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough, occasionally very rough later in far south.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in northwest, veering southwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 or gale 8, except in far east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, becoming good later.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, backing south for a time, 7 or gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough occasionally very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in North Channel, veering southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 6 to gale 8 for a time in North Channel, decreasing 4 at times later in Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering southwest later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

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

      Rough, occasionally very rough near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Easterly 7 or gale 8 in north at first, otherwise south or southeast, veering southwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

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

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

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 17:59 UTC Fri 31st Oct

    • Wind

      East 7 or gale 8 in the north at first, otherwise southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 31st Oct – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Nov

    • Wind

      Southeast to south 4 to 5, locally 6 in the north, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight, starting to veer west end period.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, locally rather rough for a time in the north.
    • Weather

      Fair becoming cloudy overnight with some rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Sat 1st Nov – 05:59 UTC Sun 2nd Nov

    • Wind

      West 3 to 4, backing southwest, increasing 5 to 6 by evening, locally 7 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate then rather rough, rough in the north later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, clearing by afternoon further rain Sunday morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor in rain.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 31st Oct