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Pressure will remain low over the eastern Atlantic. A southerly or southwesterly airstream will bring a showery airstream before a ridge of high pressure builds from the south to bring more settled weather for a time.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or northeast 4 or 5 for a time except near Orkney.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, showers developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later near Cape Wrath.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first in north, thundery showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first in north.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly, backing southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeast 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain with fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain with fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in south.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing southerly or southeasterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches later in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later in west.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th 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 Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time in far west.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  9. Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering south or southwest, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South, veering southwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th 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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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering south or southwest, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Squally showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing southeast for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate for a time in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering southwest later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, backing south or southeast 5 to 7, veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Squally showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th 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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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Squally showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Squally showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 5 to 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in far south.
    • Weather

      Squally showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later except in far north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later except in far north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate at first in northwest, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

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

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

    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight but moderate at first in northwest.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog patches, clearing later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor becoming good later.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, mist or fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor or very poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 2 to 4, veering west by mid-afternoon occasionally 5 this afternoon, backing south overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate in the north for a time this afternoon and evening.
    • Weather

      Isolated thundery showers in the east of the area clearing by mid morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to poor in showers.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South 2 to 4, backing southeast by the afternoon, becoming variable 1 to 3 for a time in the evening, then becoming southwest 2 to 4 by Tuesday morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell, locally moderate in the north by Tuesday morning.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain likely in the west by dawn on Tuesday.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to poor in rain later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

  • Wind

    Southeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
  • Weather

    Squally showers until later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 5 to 7 for a time.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time.
  • Weather

    Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate, occasionally very poor.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul