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Low pressure will continue to weaken and move northeast over Scandinavia tonight allowing gales to ease. High pressure will build across the country through Wednesday and Thursday with much lighter winds than of late.

* 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

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 in Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, backing southeast 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable at first in north, otherwise westerly, backing southeasterly later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, veering west 4 or 5, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, backing southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in south, veering westerly 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southerly, 3 or 4, then backing easterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 to gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing northeasterly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      West backing east 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  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 Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later east of Lizard.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest backing east 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  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 Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  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

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 5 or 6, then backing southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later in north.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south, 3 or 4, then becoming variable 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  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 Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5 in west, variable 3 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in Liverpool Bay.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, veering west, then backing south later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, veering westerly 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  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

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7 at first in south, otherwise northwesterly, backing westerly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 4, becoming variable 3, then becoming southeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in far north and far south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 3 or 4, then backing southeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  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 Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, backing southwesterly 3 or 4, then backing southeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 at first in north, otherwise northerly, backing westerly later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers until later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Northeasterly gale force 8 at time of issue

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 04:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 at first in north and east otherwise northerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 for a time in far south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Few showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, backing westerly 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Few showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 2nd Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 3rd Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 5 to 6, decreasing 2 to 4 during the morning, becoming variable Wednesday evening.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough, locally rough in the north at first, decreasing to become moderate then mainly slight by midday Wednesday.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and drizzle, in the south of the area, soon clearing to become fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to poor in the south at first.

    17:00 UTC Wed 3rd Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 4th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4 becoming easterly by Thursday morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a moderate swell.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 2nd Jun