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

    • Wind

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

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

      Fog banks at times in east, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in east.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at times in east.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in east.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 near Rattray Head, becoming northeast 4 or 5 in Firth of Forth.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches becoming fog banks later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 at times in Firth of Forth, otherwise variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches or fog banks.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches developing later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, becoming mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches later in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later in north.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

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

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

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first in north.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4, occasionally 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in Strait of Dover.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4, increasing 5 for a time in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, with sea breezes for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, with sea breezes for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northeasterly 5 at times in the Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate in southwest.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches for a time in southwest.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in southwest.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 for a time in the Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Moderate until later in southwest, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches at first in south.
    • Visibility

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

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

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

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

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or southeast 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

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

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

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5 at first in southeast and near Rathlin Island, otherwise variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 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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    23:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 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

    23:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 becoming southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Poor or very poor, occasionally moderate or good northwest of Shetland.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Poor or very poor, occasionally moderate or good northwest of Shetland.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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

    • Wind

      Northeast 2 to 4, backing northerly Wednesday evening.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair or fine, risk of a thundery shower near French coasts Wednesday evening.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast to north 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Fair, risk of a shower.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 near Rattray Head, becoming northeast 4 or 5 in Firth of Forth.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fog patches becoming fog banks later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

23:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

  • Wind

    Northeast 4 at times in Firth of Forth, otherwise variable 3 or less.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fog patches or fog banks.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul