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A trough, thundery at first, will continue to move northwards across Scotland on Saturday, with high pressure developing across England and Wales. On Sunday pressure will remain low over the eastern Atlantic.

* 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 Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first near Sutherland, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      East, becoming variable later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East, veering southeast, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches with thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest, backing southeast later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain with fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering south or southwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first near Whitby.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering southwest, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or less, increasing 4 or 5, then backing southerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in far west.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first near the Isles of Scilly, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing southerly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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 Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing southerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in west, slight or moderate in east.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, increasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, then backing southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, backing southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering southwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, then backing south 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, backing southeasterly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in east.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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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    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, backing southeasterly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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 Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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 Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East 5 or 6, veering south 4 or 5, then backing southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East 5 or, 6 decreasing 3 or 4, then becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, rain and drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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 Sat 4th Jul – 22:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later, veering southeasterly 3 or 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate but slight southwest of shetland.
    • Weather

      Mist, showers heavy and perhaps thundery for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5 at first in north, otherwise southeasterly veering westerly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable or northwesterly 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or smooth.
    • Weather

      Risk of isolated thundery showers in the southeast of the area by dawn on Sunday.
    • Visibility

      Good, perhaps occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 2 to 4, increasing 4 to 5 for a time in the west of the area, backing southwest to south 2 to 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming locally moderate for a time, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

  • Wind

    East 5 or 6, veering south 4 or 5, then backing southeast 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
  • Weather

    Thundery rain at first, showers later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor at first.

11:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

  • Wind

    East or southeast 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers at first.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate at first.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul