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A complex area of low pressure over the United Kingdom will move away eastwards, allowing a cool northwesterly airflow to become established.

* 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in far east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough, except in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North backing northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 towards Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North backing northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West veering northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 3 or 4 at times in far north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in far south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West veering northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain, drizzle or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in south, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight at first in north, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast backing northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly backing northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th 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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    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly backing northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North backing northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast backing north 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, backing northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast backing north 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, backing northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

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

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

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

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight close to lee of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 6 to 7, perhaps with gusts to 45kt mid channel at first, decreasing 5 to 6 around dawn and 4 to 5 mid morning, then increasing 5 to 6 again late Tuesday evening.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, perhaps very rough mid-channel at first, decreasing moderate to rather rough during the morning.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 6, decreasing 4 to 5 during the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul

Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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Strong wind warning

23:00 UTC Mon 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

  • Wind

    Northeast backing north 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

  • Wind

    North or northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, backing northwest 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 27th Jul