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Summary

A ridge of high pressure will push quickly eastwards across the United Kingdom tonight ahead of the next Atlantic frontal system. The associated cold fronts will become slow moving across central areas of the United Kingdom by Monday.

* 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

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      West or northwest backing southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough, but rough or very rough north and west of Orkney.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, but increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 in far north later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high north and west of Orkney.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6 backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6 backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6 backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly backing southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6 backing southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 4 or 5 increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5 backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in inner Bristol Channel otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Slight in inner Bristol Channel otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5 backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5 backing southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6 backing southwest 6 or 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

      Southwest 7 or gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming moderate or poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5 increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, but very rough at first in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate in shelter otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough, but very rough at first in far south and far north.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  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

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

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

      Very rough, becoming high.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6 backing west or southwest 4, increasing 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in sheltered east otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Northwesterly gale force 8

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 05:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6 soon backing west or southwest 4, later south 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough but moderate in lee of east shetland.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      South veering west or southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough but occasionally very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 to 5 backing west overnight, decreasing 3 to 4 for a time, further backing southwest increasing 5 to 6 tomorrow morning, locally 7 mid-channel by evening.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, locally slight overnight, becoming rather rough to rough in the north of the area in the afternoon.
    • Weather

      Isolated light showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 6, locally 7 mid-channel.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in the south to rough in the north.
    • Weather

      Patchy light rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

18:00 UTC Sat 20th Dec – 17:59 UTC Sun 21st Dec

  • Wind

    West or northwest backing southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
  • Sea State

    Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough, but rough or very rough north and west of Orkney.
  • Weather

    Fair then rain.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good occasionally poor.

18:00 UTC Sun 21st Dec – 17:59 UTC Mon 22nd Dec

  • Wind

    Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, but increasing gale 8 or severe gale 9 in far north later.
  • Sea State

    Slight in sheltered south otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high north and west of Orkney.
  • Weather

    Rain then showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 18:00 UTC on Saturday 20th Dec