Inshore Waters

Valid

From: Mon 27th Jun at 06:00 UTC

To: Tue 28th Jun at 06:00 UTC

Summary

Unstable conditions are expected to remain over the next few days. An Atlantic low will bring strong winds to western coasts overnight on Monday.

Issued at: 06:00 UTC on 27th Jun

Regions

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

Southerly or southeasterly 4 to 6, becoming variable 2 to 4, then becoming southwest 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first, but smooth in Moray Firth.

Weather

Showers, rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

Southerly or southeasterly 4 to 6.

Sea State

Smooth or slight in Moray Firth, otherwise slight or moderate.

Weather

Rain or showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

Southeast 4 to 6, veering south or southwest 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers, possibly thundery at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor at first.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South or southeast 4 to 6.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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24 hour forecast:

Wind

South, veering southwest, 4 or 5.

Sea State

Slight occasionally moderate.

Weather

Showers, possibly thundery at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South or southeast 3 to 5, occasionally 6 offshore.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Occasional rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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24 hour forecast:

Wind

South or southwest 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4 for a time.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Showers, possibly thundery at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor at first.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South or southeast 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight, occasionally smooth at first.

Weather

Occasional rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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24 hour forecast:

Wind

Southerly or southwesterly, 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 to 4 for a time later in north.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate near North Foreland.

Weather

Showers, possibly thundery at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor at first.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

Southwesterly, backing southerly or southeasterly, 3 to 5, increasing 6 for a time.

Sea State

Smooth or slight.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Good.

North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

Southwesterly 3 to 5, increasing 6 for a time.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.

Weather

Showers, possibly thundery at first.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor at first.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

Southerly or southwesterly 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight, occasionally smooth.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Good.

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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24 hour forecast:

Wind

West or southwest 4 or 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Showers, then fair.

Visibility

Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South or southwest 3 to 5.

Sea State

Slight or moderate.

Weather

Mainly fair, occasional rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later west of the Lizard.

Weather

Showers, fair later.

Visibility

Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

Southwest 4 to 6, increasing 7 for a time.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

West 4 or 5, backing south or southwest 5 to 7 later.

Sea State

Slight in Bristol Channel, otherwise moderate, occasionally rough later.

Weather

Showers, fair later.

Visibility

Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South or southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 for a time.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

West, backing southwest, 4 or 5, then backing south 5 to 7 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.

Weather

Showers.

Visibility

Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 for a time, decreasing 3 or 4 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain, then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

West, backing southwest, 4 or 5, then backing south 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.

Weather

Showers, rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasional moderate.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South or southeast 5 to 7.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain, then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Isle of Man

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

Southwest, backing south, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.

Weather

Occasional rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate later.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.

Weather

Rain for a time, fair later.

Visibility

Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

Southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 to 4, then becoming south 5 to 7 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.

Weather

Showers, then occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.

Weather

Rain, then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

Southwesterly 3 to 5, becoming variable 3 or less for a time, then becoming southerly 5 to 7 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.

Weather

Showers, then occasional rain.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

Southerly 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, occasionally slight later.

Weather

Rain, then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

West or southwest 3 to 5, backing southeast 5 to 7.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.

Weather

Showers, rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South or southeast 4 to 6, occasionally 7 at first.

Sea State

Moderate occasionally rough.

Weather

Rain, then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

The Minch

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

South or southwest 3 to 5, backing southeast 5 to 7 later.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in far south.

Weather

Showers, rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South or southeast 4 to 6, occasionally 7 at first.

Sea State

Slight or moderate, occasionally rough for a time in far south.

Weather

Rain, then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

West or southwest 4 to 6, backing south or southeast 5 to 7.

Sea State

Moderate, occasionally rough later.

Weather

Showers, rain later.

Visibility

Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

South or southeast 4 to 6, occasionally 7 at first.

Sea State

Moderate or rough.

Weather

Rain, then showers.

Visibility

Good, occasionally poor.

Shetland Isles

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Strong winds warning issued

24 hour forecast:

Wind

Southeast 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.

Sea State

Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.

Weather

Mainly fair.

Visibility

Mainly good.

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

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Strong winds warning issued

Valid Monday 27 Jun 2022 at 0600 UTC until Monday 27 Jun 2022 at 1800 UTC

General situation:

Areas of low pressure to the west of the UK will maintain a south or southeast flow over Shetland Waters

Forecast:

Wind

South or southeast, 5 or 6 decreasing 3 or 4

Sea State

Moderate or rough

Weather

Mainly fair

Visibility

Mainly good

Outlook for 12 Hours from 1800 UTC on Monday 27 Jun until 0600 UTC on Tuesday 28 Jun:

Wind

Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4 occasionally 5 later in southwest

Sea State

Moderate becoming slight over sheltered waters west of shetland

Weather

Mainly fair

Visibility

Mainly good

The Channel Islands

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24 hour forecast:

Wind

Southwesterly 2 to 4, soon increasing 4 to 5 veering westerly 3 to 4 by midday, backing southwesterly in the evening and becoming variable 1 to 2 in the far south of the area.

Sea State

Smooth to slight, increasing slight moderate for a time, with a low swell throughout.

Weather

Isolated showers, becoming more widespread and locally heavy for a time in the morning, then dying out in the afternoon.

Visibility

Good, locally moderate or perhaps poor at times.

Outlook for the following 24 hours:

Wind

Southwesterly 2 to 4, backing southerly early morning, then increasing 3 to 5.

Sea State

Smooth or slight, with a low swell.

Weather

Patchy rain in the northwest of the area late evening.

Visibility

Good, perhaps locally moderate later.

Inshore Waters information supplied by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

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