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A ridge of high pressure will extend across England and Wales from the southwest with low pressure to the north of Scotland.

* 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate in southeast, moderate becoming rough, occasionally very rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6 increasing 7 at times, veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in southeast, rough occasionally very rough for a time in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, veering west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, veering northeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5, backing southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5 occasionally 6 for a time in east, becoming variable 3 or 4, then northwesterly 4 or 5 in west later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly veering northerly then backing westerly later 4 or 5, but variable 3 or 4 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North backing west then veering northwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest, backing west for a time, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th 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 Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th 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 Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in far west.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th 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 Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th 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 Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in north, backing southwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th 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 Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, backing southwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate occasionally rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly veering westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north, veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th 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

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly veering westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north, veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5 occasionally 3 at first, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

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

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

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North to northwest 3 to 4, backing northwest to west for a time in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy slight risk of a shower in the morning.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 3 to 4, decreasing 2 to 3 in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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Strong wind warning

23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

23:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 22:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

  • Wind

    West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul