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An Atlantic low and associated frontal systems will track slowly eastwards across the United Kingdom over the next 48 hours. A ridge of high pressure will start to build from the southwest later on 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, then becoming cyclonic 4 or 5 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5 at first in south, otherwise northeasterly veering northwesterly, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, veering southwesterly later, 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in north, otherwise southwesterly 4 or 5, veering northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South, veering southwest later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, veering north or northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South, veering southwest later, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering northwest later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly, veering southwesterly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers, mainly later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southwesterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, veering southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5 at first in east, otherwise southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers then rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 at first in east, otherwise southwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first in east.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly, 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers then rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest, 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest, 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, squally showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, veering southwesterly, 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in north, otherwise southwesterly veering northwesterly, 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southerly, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly veering northwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches for a time, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor for a time.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, veering south 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming north or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches, then squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, veering southerly 3 or 4 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise northeasterly backing northerly, 5 to 7, decreasing mainly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers, fog patches at first in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7, veering southerly 3 or 4 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise northeasterly backing northerly, 5 to 7, decreasing mainly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then squally showers, fog patches at first in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, veering northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest veering northeast, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 1 to 3, becoming south to southwest overnight, and increasing 4 by morning, veering west 5 by midday, increasing 5 to 6 in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight, increasing moderate to rather rough during Tuesday, perhaps rough in the northwest by evening.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later in the night, perhaps heavy at times, clearing by late morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor in rain.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough in the south, rather rough to rough in the north.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

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

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

  • Wind

    Southeasterly veering southerly, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain, fog patches at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

  • Wind

    Southerly veering northwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in North Channel.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain, fog patches for a time, fair later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor for a time.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul