Strong winds on the coast

Portland and Falmouth Coastguards are reporting winds of approaching gale force 8. A number of boats are taking shelter in Falmouth Bay before continuing their journeys this afternoon when the wind should have died down.

Brixham is experiencing winds of force 5, gusting force 8.

Swansea Coastguard - which covers the North Devon coastline - says the north westerly winds have dropped now to 20 knots (around force 5) but they were experiencing severe gale force winds overnight (force 9)

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