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High pressure centred to the west of Ireland will give a cold and showery northerly flow today. On Monday, the Atlantic high will then dissipate, allowing a low over Germany to move westwards into the southern North Sea.

* 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 Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming northwest 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in north, slight or moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly veering northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 to 5, becoming north 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight at first in south, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North backing northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, then northerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly backing northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Slight at first in south, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming northwesterly 4 to 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in east, backing westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, backing north 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North backing northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first offshore, becoming smooth later in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 or 4, veering northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near the Isles of Scilly.
    • Sea State

      Smooth at first in east, otherwise slight or moderate, becoming rough at times around the Isles of Scilly.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth later in east.
    • Weather

      Showers at first in far west.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in west, smooth or slight in east.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in west, smooth or slight in east.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first in west.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate near Mull of Galloway.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming north 4 to 6, then veering northeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but moderate or rough in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel, then veering northeasterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, veering northeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in west, slight or moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast veering east, then veering southeast later, 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 2 to 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming east or northeast, 2 to 4, then veering southeast 3 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 2 to 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming east or northeast, 2 to 4, then veering southeast 3 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in west, slight or moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle at time of issue: Nil.

    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 17:59 UTC Sun 17th Nov

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming west or northwest 3 to 5
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but slight to east of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate

    18:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 to 5 becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in west, but slight to east of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 1 to 3, occasionally in southeast of area, south to southeast 2 to 4, occasionally in the northwest of area, north to northeast 2 to 4 by mid-evening becoming north to northeast 3 to 4 and increasing 4 to 5 tonight, perhaps 6 in north overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight increasing slight to moderate overnight.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers, isolated heavy mist patches near French coasts clearing by late morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate or poor at times.

    06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North to northeast 4 to 5, perhaps 6 in north at first, backing north to northwest 4 in the afternoon and backing west to southwest 2 to 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, perhaps rather rough around Alderney for a time late morning, then decreasing slight by midnight.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers, becoming isolated by evening.
    • Visibility

      Good, perhaps locally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

The Minch

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Strong wind warning

06:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 05:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

  • Wind

    North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 2 to 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain at first, then showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate at first.

06:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 05:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

  • Wind

    Variable, becoming east or northeast, 2 to 4, then veering southeast 3 to 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers at first.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).