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A deep area of low pressure will become slow moving to the west of the British Isles, bringing unsettled and windy conditions, particularly to the north and west.

* 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 Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate except in inner Moray Firth, then moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, veering south or southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, veering south or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, veering south or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, backing southeasterly 5 or 6, then veering southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in Lyme bay.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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 Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly veering southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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 Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly veering southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in west, but decreasing 4 at times in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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 Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south, veering southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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 Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest later, 5 or 6, but mainly 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate except in Liverpool Bay, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in south, moderate or rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, mainly later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 or 6, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South veering southwest later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southerly later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in North Channel.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast veering south later, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times in shelter.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South backing southeast, then veering southwest later, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, backing easterly 5 to 7, then veering southerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly backing southeasterly, then veering southwesterly later in south, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in south, but decreasing 4 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate at first in north, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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 Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, backing easterly 5 to 7, then veering southerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough, except near Sutherland.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly backing southeasterly, then veering southwesterly later in south, 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in south, but decreasing 4 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate near Sutherland, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, increasing moderate or rough later in south.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 22:59 UTC Sun 2nd Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly backing southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 later in south and west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in south.

    23:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 increasing 6, backing east 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight at first, increasing rough later in far south.
    • Weather

      Rain spreading north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 2 to 4, veering south to southwest this evening, increasing 4 to 5 by midnight, perhaps locally 6 mid-channel overnight, decreasing 2 to 4 by midday.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in the north and west of the area by midnight, perhaps rather rough mid channel for a time overnight.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower on Monday.
    • Visibility

      Good, perhaps occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South to southwest 2 to 4, veering westerly by evening, backing southwest overnight, increasing 4 to 5 Tuesday morning, locally 6 mid channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, with a low swell, increasing moderate to rather rough Tuesday morning, locally rough mid channel.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 10:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

  • Wind

    Variable becoming southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, becoming moderate except in inner Moray Firth, then moderate or rough later.
  • Weather

    Fair then occasional rain.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

11:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 10:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

  • Wind

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

    Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate for a time.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug