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Pressure will remain low over the eastern Atlantic, with a weakening trough affecting northern Scotland on Saturday night. An anticyclone will develop over northern France during Monday morning.

* 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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    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      East, becoming variable for a time, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers with fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing southeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering south or southwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing south, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing southerly, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  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

    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, then veering westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers, thundery for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly, backing southerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  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

    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers, thundery for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      West, backing south, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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 Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers, thundery for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming poor for a time.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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

    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers later, thundery for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming poor for a time.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, then backing southeast 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      South, backing southeast, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, backing southeast 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, backing southeasterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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 Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, backing southeasterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough later in the North Channel.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      South, backing east, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in far south.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate in far south.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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 Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing easterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in south.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th 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 Sat 4th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East 5 or 6 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers clearing. Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable or northwesterly 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or smooth.
    • Weather

      Risk of isolated thundery showers in the southeast of the area by dawn on Sunday.
    • Visibility

      Good, perhaps occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      West to northwest 4, occasionally 5 in the west of the area, backing southerly 2 to 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming locally moderate for a time, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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17:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

  • Wind

    Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 4th Jul