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A ridge of high pressure will build over the British Isles from the west in the next 24 hours or so.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in northwest, mainly slight in southeast.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, but north 3 to 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 to 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North 4 to 6, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North or northeast 3 to 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough later in south.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North 4 to 6, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 to 5, backing north 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming northerly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 6 to gale 8, becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight at times.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 4 or less, becoming northerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, becoming variable 4 or less.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate, but slight near shore.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Mainly moderate, but slight near shore.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 or 4, becoming variable 2, then south or southeast 4 to 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate, but slight near shore.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 to 5, occasionally 6 near St Davids Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 2, then south or southeast 4 to 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North 4 to 6, becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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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    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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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    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North 4 to 6, becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming southeast 4 to 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough or very rough later in northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers in northwest, otherwise fair, perhaps rain later in far west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in west.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming southeasterly 4 to 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming rough or very rough later near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough Atlantic swell in open sea, mainly slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming southeast 4 to 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Mostly slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming southeast 4 to 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      North 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough Atlantic swell in open sea, mainly slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming southeast 4 to 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 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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    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 12:00 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 17th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northwest 3 or 4
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but slight to east of shetland
    • Weather

      Showers
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate

    00:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Variable mainly north or northwest 3 or 4
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight to east of shetland.
    • Weather

      Showers
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate

    Issued at 12:00 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

    12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast 4 to 5 by midnight, except in the far southeast, then northerly 4 to 6 by dawn tomorrow.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate by dawn in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers fog patches developing near french coasts this evening, clearing by mid-morning tomorrow.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate, becoming poor to very poor for a time near french coasts.

    12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 to 5, backing west to northwest 2 to 3 during the evening, backing south 2 to 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, becoming smooth for a time.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair or fine, isolated showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

Shetland Isles

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12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

  • Wind

    Northwest 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, occasionally rough in west.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

12:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Tue 19th Nov

  • Wind

    --
  • Sea State

    --
  • Weather

    --
  • Visibility

    --

Issued at 12:00 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

12:00 UTC Sun 17th Nov – 23:59 UTC Sun 17th Nov

  • Wind

    Variable mainly northwest 3 or 4
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, but slight to east of shetland
  • Weather

    Showers
  • Visibility

    Good occasionally moderate

00:00 UTC Mon 18th Nov – 11:59 UTC Mon 18th Nov

  • Wind

    Variable mainly north or northwest 3 or 4
  • Sea State

    Moderate, but slight to east of shetland.
  • Weather

    Showers
  • Visibility

    Good occasionally moderate

Issued at 12:00 UTC on Sunday 17th Nov by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).