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Scattered thunderstorms will continue to move across the country, clearing overnight as pressure builds for a time. Further thundery rain is expected on Friday.

* 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 Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain for a time, fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering northwest, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time, fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, thundery rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeasterly then cyclonic 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, thundery rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south 4 or 5 for a time at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, thundery rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly 4 or 5, veering southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, thundery rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly, veering southwesterly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Fog patches and thundery rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      East veering southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd 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 Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in east.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd 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 Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in far southwest.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      East veering southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd 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 Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or southeast 4 or 5, veering southwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd 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 Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east 5 to 7, veering south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, backing east or southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southeasterly 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly, veering southwesterly later in southeast, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd 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 Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southeasterly 5 at times in the North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in the North Channel.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional thundery rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southeasterly 5 later in far south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or roughlater.
    • Weather

      Occasional thundery rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd 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 Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain for a time, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd 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 Thu 2nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Moderate but rough at first in east and slight later in shelter northeast of shetland.
    • Weather

      Mist perhaps fog patches, then thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor or very poor.

    23:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming west or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 1 to 3, becoming mainly northwest 3 to 4 for a time in the afternoon, becoming easterly 3 to 4 by dawn, locally 5 in the north later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate in the north at times.
    • Weather

      Scattered thundery showers soon clearing fog patches at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to poor in showers at first and very poor in fog at times.

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6 towards mid- channel in the evening, decreasing 2 to 3 late evening, veering southwest by midnight and increasing 3 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate in the north and west in the afternoon and evening, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Risk of fog patches at times isolated thundery showers likely from Friday evening clearing Saturday morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally very poor in any fog, becoming good Saturday morning.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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11:00 UTC Thu 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Thundery rain and fog patches at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

  • Wind

    East veering southwest 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Thundery rain at times.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 2nd Jul