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A thundery low in the southeast will gradually move away into the near Continent, allowing a ridge of high pressure to build from the west. A showery westerly or northwesterly flow will then become established through Tuesday and Wednesday.

* 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in far northwest.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south and near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate offshore and near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first in south, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in south, becoming variable 3 or 4 later in far north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight near the wash.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first in south, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in Strait of Dover.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight in far west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate at first in Strait of Dover, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  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

    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in east, otherwise northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in far west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in far west, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in east, otherwise northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in far west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first in west, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  10. St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate at first in southwest, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming westerly or northwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming westerly or northwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest, backing west later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, but rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far northwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  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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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, but mainly northwesterly at first in North Channel, 3 or 4, becoming westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in North Channel, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in Firth of Clyde, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th 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

    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in far north.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Fog patches at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less soon becoming west or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, mainly at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate in northwest.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair at first then outbreaks of rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, soon becoming poor for a time.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North to northwest 3 to 4, increasing 4 to 5 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate overnight.
    • Weather

      Fair, isolated showers after midnight.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      North 4 to 5, backing northwest in the afternoon and decreasing 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or northwest 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Showers, but rain for a time.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

  • Wind

    Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far northwest.
  • Sea State

    Slight, becoming moderate in north.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul