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Low pressure centred to the north and west of the United Kingdom, will give a predominantly westerly or southwesterly flow of air. High pressure will then build from the south on Tuesday.

* 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight in south, slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7, then west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, veering west 5 or 6, then decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, veering west 5 or 6, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing south later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, veering west 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, backing southerly later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, veering northwesterly 3 or 4, then backing southwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, veering northwest 3 or 4, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later in far west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in west.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 3 or 4, then becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing west 3 or 4, then backing southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later in west.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 3 or 4, then increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering northwest 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, backing south or southwest 3 or 4, then increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west or northwest 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming south or southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west or northwest 4 or 5, then backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest backing south 3 or 4, then increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      South 5 or 6, veering west 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering northwest 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming northwest 5 or 6, then backing west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, becoming northwest 5 or 6, then backing west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil at time of issue.

    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4 at first in east, otherwise westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in west.
    • Weather

      Rain soon clearing, mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog patches soon clearing.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor or very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or 4 by dawn, backing southwest by midday, locally 5 in the north and variable 2 or 3 in the south.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, becoming mainly slight in the morning.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, becoming cloudy during Monday with the risk of some drizzle by late afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later Monday.

    17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 in the south and southwest 4 in the north, becoming generally southwest 3 or 4 early Tuesday.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, locally moderate in the north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle with some mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, locally poor to very poor at times.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul

The Channel Islands

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17:00 UTC Sun 13th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 14th Jul

  • Wind

    West or northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or 4 by dawn, backing southwest by midday, locally 5 in the north and variable 2 or 3 in the south.
  • Sea State

    Slight to moderate, becoming mainly slight in the morning.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair, becoming cloudy during Monday with the risk of some drizzle by late afternoon.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate later Monday.

17:00 UTC Mon 14th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 15th Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 2 or 3 in the south and southwest 4 in the north, becoming generally southwest 3 or 4 early Tuesday.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, locally moderate in the north.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or drizzle with some mist or fog patches.
  • Visibility

    Moderate, locally poor to very poor at times.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 13th Jul