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A complex area of low pressure bringing unsettled and windy weather will move slowly eastwards across the United Kingdom during today and away into Scandinavia during Wednesday. High pressure will then build from the southwest on Thursday.

* 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise northeasterly, backing northwesterly later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches until later, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing mainly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest becoming cyclonic, 4 or 5, then becoming northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasional rain rough later in east.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery, rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough in east.
    • Weather

      Showers, mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest, then northwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest, then northwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing 3 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, veering northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing mainly 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming mainly slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      West 6 or 7, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Squally showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasional rain moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming mainly slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering northwest later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west or northwest later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west or northwest, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 for a time, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later, then backing west later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southeast, veering northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest becoming cyclonic, 3 or 4, then becoming northwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, then backing southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise northeasterly backing northerly, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, showers later, fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, backing northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise northeasterly backing northerly, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later, fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 or 6, backing northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, then backing north later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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 Tue 7th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming mainly rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor.

    23:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast backing north 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming very rough in east.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 to 5 increasing 5 to 6 by mid-afternoon, perhaps 7 mid-channel overnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough increasing rather rough to rough overnight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 to 6, veering northwest 4 to 5 by early evening, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight, becoming variable 1 to 3 by midday.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough, locally rough at first, decreasing becoming moderate during the evening and slight Thursday morning, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

  • Wind

    West or southwest 5 to 7, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Showers, occasional rain later.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate later.

11:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

  • Wind

    Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, decreasing mainly 3 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough, becoming mainly slight later.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul