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A ridge of high pressure will bring settled weather to most areas.

* 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 Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 5 at times in Pentland Firth.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches until later in east, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Fog patches in east, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in east.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming east 5 for a time in Firth of Forth.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in north.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5 in east, variable 3 or 4 in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time in Strait of Dover.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times, mainly in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast, becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd 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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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 for a time later in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in far west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches in far west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in far west.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in far west, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first in far west, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very purr at first in far west.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd 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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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in Bristol Channel, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first near Lands End, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first near Lands End.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd 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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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming east or northeast 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches near Mull of Galloway.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor near Mull of Galloway.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming east or northeast later, 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time near Rathlin Island, becoming variable 3 or less later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog banks in east.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor in east.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeasterly 5 for a time near Rathlin Island.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog banks at first in east, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first in east.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd 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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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog banks at first, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter at first, otherwise slight, becoming moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog banks.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd 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 Tue 22nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog banks.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog banks.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 2 to 3, locally 4 in the afternoon, veering northeast after midnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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05:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 5 at times in Pentland Firth.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fog patches until later in east, otherwise mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

05:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

  • Wind

    Easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far northwest.
  • Weather

    Fog patches in east, otherwise mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in east.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul