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Low pressure continues to be located near Iceland, maintaining the west to southwesterly airflow across the British Isles. Various weather fronts will move eastwards in the flow, bringing rain or showers at times.

* 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

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

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches at first in north.
    • Visibility

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

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in north, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th 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 Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in south, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time later near Rattray Head.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, becoming variable at times later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, becoming variable at times in south, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly becoming variable for a time in north, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in south.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, backing southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, backing southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th 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 Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th 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 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.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th 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 Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  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

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

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering northwesterly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

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

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th 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 Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly westerly or southwesterly, 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

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

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th 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 Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in north, otherwise westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

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

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing southerly, becoming cyclonic, then becoming southwesterly later, 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th 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 Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 becoming cyclonic 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming west or southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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

    • Wind

      West to northwest 3 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 2 to 4, backing southwest in the evening.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Patchy rain from the west towards dawn on Wednesday.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate in rain.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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

  • Wind

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

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fog patches at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

05:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

  • Wind

    Westerly or northwesterly, backing southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul