Aimsir Uisgeachan nan Cladaichean

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Chan eil seo ri fhaighinn ach ann am Beurla a-mhàin

Summary

The British Isles will be affected by a strong northwesterly airflow at first, although a ridge of high pressure will move across from the west during the course of Friday. This in turn will be followed by a strong southwesterly airflow later on Friday and during Saturday, with Atlantic fronts bringing rain at times.

* 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

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly 5 to 7 later, occasionally gale 8 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight in Moray Firth, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      South veering west 6 to gale 8, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwest backing south or southwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Wintry showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8 veering west 5 to 7, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5 backing west 3, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Wintry showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, then veering west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6 backing west 3 or 4, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 for a time, then veering west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7 decreasing 3 or 4, then backing southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6 decreasing 3 or 4, then backing southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4 increasing 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, becoming poor for a time.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6 decreasing 3 or 4, then backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6 decreasing 3 or 4, then backing southwesterly 4 or 5 later, increasing 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west, veering westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7 decreasing 3 or 4, then backing southwesterly 4 or 5 later, increasing 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west, veering westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7 decreasing 3 or 4, then backing southwest, then increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally 5 at first, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7 backing west 3 or 4, then backing southwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally 5 at first, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 to gale 8, veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7 backing west 3 or 4, then backing south or southwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 6 to gale 8 veering west 4 or 5, then backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7 backing west 3 or 4, then backing south or southwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near the Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 6 to gale 8 veering west 4 or 5, then backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough at times near the Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7 backing west 3 or 4, then backing south or southwest 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 6 to gale 8 veering west 5 or 6, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7 at first in south, otherwise variable 3 becoming southerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but slight at first in central areas.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 7 or gale 8 veering west 5 to 7, then backing southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough at times in the far north and in the far south.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  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

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7 at first in south, otherwise variable 3 becoming southerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough at first near Sutherland, otherwise rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      South or southwest 7 or gale 8 veering west 5 to 7, then backing southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming high for a time in south.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming southeast 6 to gale 8 later, perhaps severe gale 9 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Snow showers then fair, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southeasterly severe gale force 9 expected later, issued at 1549 on Thursday 23 February.

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 11:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, then becoming variable 3 or less except in far east.
    • Sea State

      Very rough at times in north, otherwise mainly rough, but occasionally moderate at first near eastern coasts of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Snow showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 at first in far east, otherwise variable 3 or less becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, then increasing 6 to gale 8 later, occasionally severe gale 9 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Very rough at times in north and west, otherwise mainly rough, but occasionally moderate near eastern coasts of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Rain later in west and south, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later in west and south.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

    • Wind

      Northwest 6, occasionally 7, decreasing 5 to 6 before dawn, and 4 to 5 by midday, backing westerly 3 to 4 in the afternoon, then southwest 4 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough to very rough, decreasing rather rough around dawn, then slight to moderate in the afternoon.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, dying out from late morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 5, increasing 5 to 6 early morning, occasionally 7 mid channel from afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate with a low swell, increasing moderate to rather rough by dawn, locally rough in the north by midday.
    • Weather

      Risk of a little drizzle from late morning, occasional rain from evening.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to poor in any drizzle and in rain later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

00:00 UTC Fri 24th Feb – 23:59 UTC Fri 24th Feb

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly 5 to 7 later, occasionally gale 8 later in north.
  • Sea State

    Slight in Moray Firth, otherwise moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Wintry showers, then rain later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

00:00 UTC Sat 25th Feb – 23:59 UTC Sat 25th Feb

  • Wind

    South veering west 6 to gale 8, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far north.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Friday 24th Feb