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Summary

A complex area of low pressure currently over the United Kingdom will become confined to southern areas through today as pressure builds strongly across the north. High pressure will then become dominant across all areas later on Friday, bringing a quiet spell of weather to most for the weekend.

* 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 Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough in north, slight or moderate in east, but becoming smooth at times in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, 5 to 7 in north, 4 or 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Mainly smooth in Moray Firth, otherwise slight or moderate in east, moderate or rough in north, becoming rough or very rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in north.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or less, then southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first in south.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in south, becoming variable 3 or less later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, backing northeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in south, decreasing 4 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5, backing northeasterly 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd 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

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd 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

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, perhaps gale 8 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in southwest.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      East or northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough at first in southwest, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  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 Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeast 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  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 Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate at first in north, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in south, becoming variable 3 or less in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in northeast, decreasing 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate or rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  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 Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in south, decreasing 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeasterly, 6 or 7 at first in south, otherwise 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first in far south.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly south, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5 at first in south, otherwise variable 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight in central areas.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd 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

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5 at first in south, otherwise variable 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 in south.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional drizzle in far north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in far north.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, backing southwest 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but slight or moderate in sheltered east.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

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

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

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 17:59 UTC Thu 23rd Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but slight or moderate in sheltered east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, backing southwest 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in sheltered east, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 23rd Mar – 05:59 UTC Fri 24th Mar

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 to 5, increasing 5 to 6 this afternoon, and 7 Guernsey northwards with gusts to 45kt, gradually veering east to southeast 3 to 5 this evening, but remaining northeast 6 mid-channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, increasing rather rough for a time this afternoon and evening, and rough Guernsey northwards.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, becoming more frequent or prolonged this afternoon, mainly clearing this evening risk of hail and thunder.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor at times.

    06:00 UTC Fri 24th Mar – 05:59 UTC Sat 25th Mar

    • Wind

      East to northeast 3 in the south to 6 in the north, generally increasing 6 to 7 by late afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight increasing moderate in the south with a swell, rather rough in the north and west increasing rough in the evening.
    • Weather

      Risk of showers in the north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 23rd Mar