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UK wind map

How windy will it be today? Check our UK wind map to find out.

You can find out more about wind in our Learning areas including what causes wind, where are the windiest places in the UK and what to do in severe wind

The UK wind map below shows where will be the windiest places in the UK.

The wind forecast is available for today and up to five days ahead showing the latest wind speeds and wind gusts.

Wind speed refers to the average speed over a given period, while wind gusts are a rapid increase in strength of the wind relative to the wind speed at the time. The numbers in the circle indicates speed in the units chosen (mph, kph or knots). The arrow points in the direction in which the wind is blowing.