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A ridge of high pressure will bring settled weather to many areas, but Atlantic fronts will bring some occasional rain or showers to the far northwest of the United Kingdom at times.

* 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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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, but variable 3 at times in inner Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches until later in east, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Fog patches developing, mainly in east.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in east.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southeast, 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches in north, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in north.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5 in east, variable 3 or 4 in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time in Strait of Dover.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 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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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Mainly fair, fog patches in far west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in far west.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast becoming variable at times, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first in far west.

    Issued at 11:00 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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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming east 4 or 5 for a time in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first near Lands End.

    Issued at 11:00 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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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly east or northeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 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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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

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

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

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 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 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in northwest.
    • Weather

      Fog patches in east, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor in east.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in northwest.
    • Weather

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

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

    Issued at 11:00 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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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth at first in shelter, otherwise slight, becoming moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers in north, otherwise mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 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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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in west, backing easterly 4 or 5 later in far north.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches becoming fog banks.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 becoming southeasterly 3 or 4 in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, especially in east, later fog banks.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

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

    • Wind

      Variable 3 at first in east otherwise easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog banks.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor but very poor in fog, occasionally good in northwest.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 2 to 3, locally 4 in the afternoon, veering northeast after midnight, locally 4 again by morning.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine, rather cloudy for a time Wednesday morning.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast to north 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell developing.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, risk of showers near the French coast later Wednesday and again by midday Thursday.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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11:00 UTC Tue 22nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 23rd Jul

  • Wind

    Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

11:00 UTC Wed 23rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Mainly fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 22nd Jul