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A mainly clear westerly airflow with showers in the north will give way to more unsettled conditions in southern areas tomorrow under the influence of a developing area of low pressure moving quickly east.

* 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 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West, backing south or southwest, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in northwest, slight in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in northwest, slight occasionally smooth in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest, backing southeast later, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southeast, occasionally southwest later, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering west or southwest, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly, veering westerly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first west of Dungeness, otherwise variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, veering westerly for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  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 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming south or southwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth east of the Lizard.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west or northwest, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  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 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing south or southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later in southwest.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming west or southwest, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  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 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, backing southerly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northerly 5 or 6 for a time at first in south, then becoming westerly 4 or 5, backing southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  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 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming mainly smooth.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less at first in south, otherwise southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming south or southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west for a time, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West backing south 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in south.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  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

    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first near Mull of Kintyre, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in the North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West backing south 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest, backing southeast later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest, occasionally south later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  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 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest, occasionally south later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

    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 27th Jun – 22:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first in northeast otherwise showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight close to lee of east shetland otherwise moderate soon becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 3 to 4, decreasing 2 to 3 after midnight, backing southwest to south around dawn, increasing 4 in the north by late morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Risk of rain and drizzle in the west by midday Tuesday.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate in the west later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South 2 to 4, veering southwest 6 during the afternoon, then west early evening, locally 7, decreasing 5 to 6 after midnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight, increasing moderate to rather rough during the afternoon, then rather rough to rough for a time in the evening.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and drizzle clearing early evening further rain spreading from the west during Wednesday morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, becoming good for a time.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun

Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Mon 27th Jun – 10:59 UTC Tue 28th Jun

  • Wind

    West backing south 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in shelter.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

  • Wind

    South or southwest, backing southeast later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in shelter.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jun