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A ridge of high pressure will build across the United Kingdom from the west today. However, an area of low pressure will become slow-moving to the northwest of Scotland on Friday and Saturday, bringing unsettled weather across the northwest of the United Kingdom.

* 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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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming south or southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming west or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Smooth, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5 at first in Bristol Channel, otherwise variable 3 or 4, becoming southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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 Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, veering west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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 Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southwest 3 or 4, then increasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming south or southwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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 Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming south or southwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, backing southerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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 Thu 30th Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5 occasionally 6 at first in east, decreasing 3 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later in south.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest backing south 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 3 to 4, veering northeast to east and decreasing 2 or 3 overnight, becoming variable in the morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight or smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Very good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 3, soon becoming northwest and increasing 3 to 4, locally 5 for a time late afternoon, decreasing 2 to 3 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul

The Minch

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 31st Jul

  • Wind

    Variable, becoming south or southwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers, rain later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate later.

11:00 UTC Fri 31st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 1st Aug

  • Wind

    South or southwest 5 to 7.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jul