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Low pressure to the north of Scotland, with high pressure to the southwest will maintain a mainly westerly flow of wind.

* 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 Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooh or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable becoming south or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair, rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first and again later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first and again later, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th 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 Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first, and again later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in southwest.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th 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 Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, veering north 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in south.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th 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 Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, becoming south or southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, becoming northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th 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 Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, becoming northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, becoming west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest later, 4 or 5 occasionally 6 until later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th 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 Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest later, 4 or 5 occasionally 6 until later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th 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 Tue 26th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5 occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      West to southwest 2 to 3, but northwest near the brittany coast this afternoon, increasing 3 to 4 by late afternoon, and 4 to 5 around midnight, perhaps locally 6 mid-channel around dawn.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate by Wednesday.
    • Weather

      Patchy light rain or drizzle by midnight mist and fog patches by dawn.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to very poor on Wednesday.

    11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      West to southwest 4 to 5, decreasing 3 to 4 in the evening.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate with a low swell developing.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, drizzle, mist and fog patches, clearing for a time overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor, becoming moderate to good for a time overnight.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul

Shetland Isles

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11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

11:00 UTC Wed 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

  • Wind

    --
  • Sea State

    --
  • Weather

    --
  • Visibility

    --

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th 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 Tue 26th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

  • Wind

    Southwest 4 or 5 occasionally 3 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

23:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 26th Jul