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Low pressure near Iceland and high pressure near the Azores will maintain a west to southwesterly airflow across the British Isles over the next couple of days.

* 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 Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Drizzle then rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, becoming variable 3 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming southeast 3 or 4, then veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally variable 3 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 becoming southeast 3 or 4, then veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers for a time, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, rain or showers for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 3 or 4, occasionally variable 2 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, drizzle for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 3 or 4, backing southwesterly 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, backing southwest 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

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

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, backing southwest 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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 Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight at first in Lyme Bay, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain and drizzle with fog patches, but becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west, but becoming smooth at times in Lyme Bay.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest veering west, 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain and drizzle with fog patches, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor at first, becoming good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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 Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain and drizzle with fog patches, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor at first, becoming good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly backing southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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 Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming southwest 4 or 5, then veering west later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time with fog patches, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first, becoming good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in Solway Firth, then decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming southwest 3 or 4, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain and drizzle with fog patches, then becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

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

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming west or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, becoming variable 2 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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 Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west or southwest 3 or 4 later, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west or southwest 3 or 4 later, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest becoming variable, 3 or 4, decreasing 2 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in south, smooth or slight in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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 Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest becoming variable, 3 or 4, decreasing 2 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate west of the Outer Hebrides.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4 becoming variable 2, then becoming east or southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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.

    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, then becoming southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 2 to 4, locally variable 1 to 3 near the Brittany coast at times, then veering west or northwest overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      A risk of mist and fog patches with perhaps a little light drizzle at first, then further rain and drizzle with mist and fog patches developing this evening, mostly clearing around dawn.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to very poor in mist and fog.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Any mist or fog patches with occasional light rain or drizzle soon clearing, then some patchy light rain likely by evening.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor at first, becoming mainly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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05:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 2 becoming southeast 3 or 4, then veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
  • Weather

    Rain for a time.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

  • Wind

    West or southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times later.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fair then showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul