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A very warm or hot southeasterly airflow will cover most of the United Kingdom over the next 24 hours, although an area of low pressure will develop across southwestern parts.

* 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

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally variable 3 in west, increasing 6 or 7 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in east, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough at first in east, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then veering south or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, then veering southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near headlands.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5 becoming variable mainly southwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair then thundery showers, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  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

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate or rough in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches at first, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  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

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, veering southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first near Cornwall.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches at first, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  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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    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southeast, becoming south or southwest later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches at first, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  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

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southeast, becoming south or southwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight in Liverpool Bay.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches at first, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or southeast 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches at first, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  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

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel, becoming variable 3 at times in Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight for a time in Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally variable 3 at first, then increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain then mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  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

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain then mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 04:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6, but 4 at first in northwest.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 to 5, locally 6 with gusts to 35kt in the north until around midnight, then veering southeast to south and decreasing 2 to 4, becoming variable late morning, then west to northwest 3 to 4 in the afternoon, occasionally 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate in the north and west at times.
    • Weather

      Isolated thundery showers tonight and in the morning, fog patches spreading into the west of the area by the afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good, locally poor or very poor later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West to northwest 2 to 4, becoming variable or southerly 1 to 3 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first clearing, isolated thundery showers, clearing Thursday afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor to very poor at first, becoming good Thursday afternoon.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate, becoming moderate later.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

17:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

  • Wind

    Southeast 5 or 6 becoming variable 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, becoming slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun