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High pressure will slowly move eastwards into europe over the next 24 hours. This will allow unsettled conditions to push in from the southwest, reaching most parts of the United Kingdom 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

    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but mainly moderate north and west of Orkney.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, then occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in northwest, decreasing 3 at times in Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches developing later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      South or southeast, becoming variable at times, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering south or southwest, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, or very poor at first.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      East, veering southeast later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, veering southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, occasional rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, or very poor at first.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, veering southwesterly 4 or 5 later, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fog patches mainly in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor mainly in north.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeasterly, veering southerly or southwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      East, veering south or southwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  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

    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Easterly, veering southerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first in lyme bay.
    • Sea State

      Slight at first in east, otherwise moderate, becoming rough at times, mainly in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  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

    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      East or southeast, veering south or southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in Bristol Channel, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain or showers, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  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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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or southeast, then veering south later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later near St Davids Head.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later near St Davids Head.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      East or southeast, veering south 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches developing later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches developing later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  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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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeasterly 4 or 5 in the North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate at times later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches developing later in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later in south.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly 4 or 5 in north, then becoming southeasterly 4 or 5 later elsewhere, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor in north.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  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

    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly 4 or 5 in north, then becoming southeasterly 4 or 5 later elsewhere, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor in north.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming mainly rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming east, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight east of Shetland until later, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 23:59 UTC Mon 27th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming east, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight east of shetland, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      East 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight at first east of shetland.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    12:00 UTC Mon 27th Mar – 11:59 UTC Tue 28th Mar

    • Wind

      East to northeast 3 to 4, occasionally 5 mid channel, veering south to southwest overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Risk of mist patches, especially near the french coasts overnight risk of a shower on Tuesday.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, perhaps locally poor overnight.

    12:00 UTC Tue 28th Mar – 11:59 UTC Wed 29th Mar

    • Wind

      South to southwest 3 to 4, occasionally 5 in the north and west, increasing 4 to 6 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight increasing moderate in the north overnight, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers mist patches at times, especially in the morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 27th Mar