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Strong winds, affecting eastern areas, will continue to decrease on Thursday. A slack pressure pattern will then cover much of the United Kingdom on Friday.

* 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 Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest, becoming variable later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight, but moderate for a time in far east.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, rain with fog patches later in east.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good occasionally very poor later in east.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate near Cape Wrath.
    • Weather

      Rain at first in east, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest, backing south, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, fog patches in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in north.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, veering northerly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, veering northeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in far east, decreasing 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first near North Foreland.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, then becoming variable.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair then thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th 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 Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers for a time, rain later near the Isles of Scilly.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  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

    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, but moderate for a time near Lands End.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in the Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th 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 Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming south later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th 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 Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest, becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming south or southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th 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 Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming south or southwest later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly, veering southerly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional drizzle, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th 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 Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly, veering southerly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional drizzle, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, veering east 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers with fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate later, occasionally very poor later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th 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 Thu 10th Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 10th Jul

    • Wind

      North veering northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Outbreaks of rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast veering east or southeast 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, risk of fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, perhaps very poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 4 to 5, decreasing 4 in the afternoon and backing northwest to west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine, becoming cloudy at times overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 3 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Risk of a little rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul

Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Thu 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 11th Jul

  • Wind

    North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Moderate becoming slight.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair, showers later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

05:00 UTC Fri 11th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 12th Jul

  • Wind

    North or northwest, backing south, 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Showers at first, fog patches in north.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in north.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 10th Jul