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A weak ridge of high pressure will move away slowly northeastwards today allowing a strong south to southeasterly airflow to develop across the United Kingdom.

* 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 Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4 backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate except in inner Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time at first near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4 backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 to 7, decreasing 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4 backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, veering southwest 3 or 4 for a time, then occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 2 or 3 backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering southwest later, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 becoming easterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later, then veering southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 increasing 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later, then veering southwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later west of Land's End.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight in east, but becoming very rough later in far west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, veering southwesterly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough near Pembrokeshire.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming rough or very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first, then increasing gale 8 at times later near headlands.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later near headlands in west.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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 Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4 backing southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate except in Liverpool Bay, occasionally rough later in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 except in inner Liverpool Bay, occasionally gale 8 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in south, moderate or rough in north.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4 increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first, then increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4 increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first, then increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in Firth of Clyde, moderate or rough elsewhere.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4 increasing 5 to 7, then decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southeast 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first, then increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight at first in south, then very rough later near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming east or southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in south, decreasing 4 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough in south, slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  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

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming east or southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough in south.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in south, decreasing 4 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate near Sutherland, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming very rough later in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 becoming southeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

    For coastal areas up to 60 nautical miles from Lerwick, Shetland

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 16:59 UTC Sun 2nd Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, but showers at first far east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first in east.

    17:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4 increasing 5 or 6, perhaps 7 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sun 2nd Aug – 04:59 UTC Mon 3rd Aug

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, veering south or southwest this evening, increasing 4 or 5, perhaps locally 6 mid-channel overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in the north and west of the area.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower later.
    • Visibility

      Good, perhaps occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Mon 3rd Aug – 04:59 UTC Tue 4th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, veering west or southwest and decreasing 2 to 4 for a time in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, with increasing swell.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers on Monday.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Sunday 2nd Aug