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A thundery trough in far southeast will edge away eastwards, allowing a ridge of high pressure to follow from the west. A brisk and showery northwesterly flow will then become established through Tuesday and Wednesday.

* 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 Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in northwest, occasionally rough later in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate in southeast, but moderate or rough in northwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4, veering southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south and near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate offshore and near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in south, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in west, otherwise northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in east, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate, but slight in far west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 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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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in east, otherwise northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 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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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first in west, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 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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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 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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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate for a time.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, backing west 4 or 5, then backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Occasional rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far northwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 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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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth at first in Firth of Clyde, otherwise slight, becoming moderate later in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, backing west or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight later in shelter.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, backing south or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 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

    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4 backing south 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later in northwest.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair at first, rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair at first in east otherwise rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North to northwest 3 to 4, backing northwest to west Tuesday afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower until mid-morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, except in any showers.

    17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 3 to 4, veering northwest to north overnight, decreasing 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

  • Wind

    Northerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in south, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, becoming slight later.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers, then fair.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate at first.

17:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul