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High pressure centred near the southern North Sea will transfer to southern Scandinavia later today and on Wednesday. An area of low pressure will remain centred over the east Atlantic.

* 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 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east, becoming variable 3 at times in west and in Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in east, becoming variable 4 at times in west and Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in east.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  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 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, veering south or southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly veering southwesterly, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      East veering west or southwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate or rough in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable becoming south or southwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Cornwall.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  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 Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally variable 3 at first, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally variable 3 at first, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in North Channel, becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  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 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South 5 or 6 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South 5 or 6 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time except near Sutherland.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

    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 30th Jun – 22:59 UTC Tue 30th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    23:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Wed 1st Jul

    • Wind

      East to southeast 3 to 4, backing northeast 4 occasionally 5 by late afternoon, locally 6 in the north of the area, veering southeast to south 2 to 4 after midnight, then variable or westerly 1 or 2 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in the north and west for a time overnight.
    • Weather

      Risk of a thundery shower overnight and Wednesday morning, fog patches spreading into the west of the area later.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally poor or very poor in the west later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West to northwest 2 to 4, occasionally 5 in the afternoon, becoming south or variable overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Fog patches spreading from the west until Wednesday night, isolated thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th Jun