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An anticyclone across northern France will move away east through the day. A complex area of low pressure will remain slow moving over the eastern Atlantic.

* 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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    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northwest 5 for a time near Orkney, then becoming east 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later near Cape Wrath.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, thundery rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, backing north 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 at first in north, otherwise southwesterly, backing southerly or southeasterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, veering southwesterly 5 or 6 for a time later in south, then veering northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South, veering west or northwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering west 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, veering westerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly, 4 at first in east, otherwise 5 to 7, veering westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time in west.
    • Weather

      Rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly, veering southwesterly later, 4 at first in east, otherwise 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time in west.
    • Weather

      Rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South 4, backing southeast 5 to 7, veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time in far west.
    • Weather

      Rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time in south.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing southeast for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming mainly moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 to 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, veering southwest 5 or 6, veering west or northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in south, veering northwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming northwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming south or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming mainly moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, veering north or northwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, veering southerly or southeasterly 4 later in far south.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise northeasterly backing northerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, veering southerly or southeasterly 4 later in far south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise northeasterly backing northerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly veering northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south, veering northeasterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain and fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest veering northerly in the north, 4 or 5 occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mist and fog patches and occasional rain, some heavy.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor or very poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      North veering east or northeast, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, but northwest 3 or 4 in south at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain, mist and fog clearing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally very poor becoming mostly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 to 4, backing southeast by midday, veering southwest overnight and increasing 4 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate overnight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain with a risk of thunder by dawn on Tuesday.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor in rain.

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 5, veering west mid morning, increasing 5 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate with a low swell, becoming moderate to rather rough by afternoon then rough overnight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain with a risk of thunder, clearing by late morning, then isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor in rain, becoming mainly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4, becoming northwest 5 for a time near Orkney, then becoming east 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later near Cape Wrath.
  • Weather

    Fog patches, thundery rain later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

  • Wind

    East 4 or 5, backing north 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
  • Weather

    Thundery rain at times, fog patches.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul