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An anticyclone across northeastern France will move away eastwards through today allowing an Atlantic low and active weather fronts to move eastwards across the country during the next 48 hours.

* 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 Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5 at first in near Orkney, otherwise variable 3 or 4, then becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, thundery rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

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

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, becoming cyclonic for a time in east, then backing northerly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

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

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly, 4 or 5, then veering northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

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

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

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

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, veering southwesterly, then northerly later in north, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing southerly for a time, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

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

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing southeasterly for a time, 3 or 4, increasing 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

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

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, veering southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

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

    • Wind

      West or southwest, 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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 Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5 at first in east, otherwise southwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, squally showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

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

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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 Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5 at first in east, otherwise southwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, squally showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

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

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwest, veering northwesterly later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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 Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in southwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, squally showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

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

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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 Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming mainly moderate except in Liverpool Bay.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain, squally showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate good, occasionally poor.

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

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering northwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 5 to 7, then veering south or southwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

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

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, veering southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, thundery at first, fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

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

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in south, veering northwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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 Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, thundery at first, fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

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

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming northwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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 Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time, veering south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

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

    • Wind

      South becoming cyclonic, 4 or 5, then becoming northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or squally showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 or 6, veering southerly or southeasterly 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, thundery at times, fog patches later in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

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

    • Wind

      Southerly 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

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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 Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming easterly or northeasterly 5 to 7, veering southerly or southeasterly 4 later in far south.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, thundery at times, fog patches later in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

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

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, veering northerly or northeasterly 2 or 3, increasing 4 later, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming fair for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

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

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th 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 Mon 6th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5 veering north or northeast 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 2 or 3 increasing 4, occasionally 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight in south at first.
    • Weather

      Fair, rain in far south later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast to south 2 to 4, veering southwest and increasing 4 to 5 overnight, further veering west towards midday.
    • Sea State

      Slight, increasing moderate jersey northwards overnight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain by dawn, with a risk of thunder, clearing by midday.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor in rain.

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

    • Wind

      West 4 to 5 increasing 5 to 6 by mid-afternoon.
    • Sea State

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

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul

Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

  • Wind

    Southeasterly 4 or 5 at first in east, otherwise southwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, occasionally rough in west.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain, squally showers later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

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

  • Wind

    Westerly or southwest, veering northwesterly later, 5 to 7.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Squally showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 6th Jul