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Low pressure will continue to dominate during the next couple of days, bringing rain or showers at times to all areas. It will also bring gales to some North Sea and some western coasts.

* 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

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 near Rattray Head, then decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in southeast.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, backing westerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches later.
    • Visibility

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

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in north, becoming variable, mainly northeasterly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, backing northerly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in far north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming northerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, backing northerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly, becoming variable, 3 or 4, becoming northwesterly 4 or 5 at times in far west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first offshore.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly westerly or northwesterly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in far west, backing northerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later offshore.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, then occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th 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

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in west, but decreasing 4 at times in east.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west, but mainly 4 in Lyme Bay.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west, but very rough for a time west of Lands End.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or thundery showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th 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

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later in west, but decreasing 4 at times in east.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in west, but mainly 4 in the Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in southwest, becoming slight at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or thundery showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  10. St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel * warning

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times in far north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th 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

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, occasionally 4 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Great Orme Head.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in west, decreasing mainly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first near Great Orme Head.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northwest 6 to gale 8, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5, backing west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th 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

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in the North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in the North Channel.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in North Channel, backing west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in the North Channel, becoming smooth at times later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 or 6, backing north 6 to gale 8.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5, backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, then south or southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th 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

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, then south or southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 3 or 4 in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

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

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

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 17:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    18:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in northwest, decreasing 3 at times in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

    • Wind

      West to southwest 3 to 4, locally 5 at first, but variable or north 2 to 3 mid-Channel, becoming generally variable 1 to 2 early afternoon, then northwest 4 to 5 this evening, perhaps locally 6 in the west.
    • Sea State

      Slight locally moderate at first, increasing moderate overnight, and rather rough in the west later.
    • Weather

      Patchy rain or drizzle, mainly this morning and again overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor at times.

    06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6 in the west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, occasionally rough in the west, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Patchy rain or drizzle clearing during Friday afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor at times on Friday.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun

North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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Strong wind warning

06:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 05:59 UTC Fri 30th Jun

  • Wind

    Cyclonic, mainly southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or showers, becoming fair later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

06:00 UTC Fri 30th Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 1st Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 2 or 3, becoming westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, backing northerly 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers, occasional rain later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 29th Jun