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Pressure will remain low to the north and west of the United Kingdom with a discrete area of low pressure moving eastwards across Scotland during today. Pressure will then build slowly from the south from Tuesday onwards.

* 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 5 or 6, then becoming cyclonic, then west later, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight at first in east, otherwise slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4, backing south later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate in north, slight, occasionally moderate until later, in east.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south, then veering west or southwest later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, backing south later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing south, then veering west or southwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4, backing southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  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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    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time, veering northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4, increasing 5 to 7, veering west or northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest backing south 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4, increasing 5 to 7, veering west or northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming south or southwest 5 or 6, veering west or northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West, backing southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering west 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West backing south 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly veering westerly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southerly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast veering west 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West backing south or southeast, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic, then west later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6 decreasing 3 or 4, backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic, then west later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6 decreasing 3 or 4, backing south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southwest, veering westerly 6 or 7 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first in east, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor at first in east, becoming moderate or poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

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

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

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, but fog patches at first in east.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good, occasionally very poor at first in east.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southwest at first, veering westerly 6 or 7 in southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate or poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 to 4, backing southwest, locally 5 mid channel and variable 2 or 3 south of Jersey.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate in the north.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle by Monday night, mist or fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor, perhaps very poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 2 or 3, locally 4 in the north, becoming locally variable later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional light rain or drizzle, some mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, locally poor or very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul

Isle of Man

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 2 or 3, becoming south or southwest 5 or 6, veering west or northwest 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, becoming moderate for a time.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain for a time.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

05:00 UTC Tue 15th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 16th Jul

  • Wind

    West, backing southwest 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 14th Jul