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Low pressure, centred central England, will move steadily east to reach northern Germany and Poland by early Friday. Pressure will continue to build from the west in its wake.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming west or northwest 3 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 to 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth for a time in the Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming northwest later, 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 2 to 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      East, becoming variable, 2 to 4, occasionally 5 at first near Whitby.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first in south, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first in south.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming west or northwest later, 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      East, backing northeast, 4 to 6, becoming variable 2 to 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming northwest later, 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 to 6, becoming northerly 3 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 to 5, becoming variable 2 o 4, then becoming northwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 to 6, veering northwesterly 3 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first near North Foreland.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 to 6, veering northwest 3 to 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle then fair, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest, veering north, 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first near headlands.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering north or northwest, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle then fair, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 to 5, veering northeast 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in east.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering north or northwest, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in the Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches at first, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first in the Bristol Channel.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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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    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming north or northwest, 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain and drizzle then fair, fog patches at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate becoming good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      North, backing northwest, 3 to 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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 Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast, backing northwest, 4 to 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain at first in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first in south.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast, backing northwest, 4 to 6, decreasing 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing west later, 3 to 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northeast 2 to 4, backing northwest 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 to 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

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

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

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    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 2 to 4, backing northwesterly 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 to 5, occasionally 6 at first in the North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      North 2 to 4, backing northwest 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming west or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far south and in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 to 6, occasionally 3 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far south and in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 to 4, becoming west or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight for a time in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 to 6, occasionally 3 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west or northwest, 2 to 4 occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle at time of issue: Nil

    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally veering northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth in sheltered waters just east of shetland.
    • Weather

      Showers
    • Visibility

      Mainly good

    17:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth in sheltered waters just east of shetland.
    • Weather

      Showers
    • Visibility

      Good

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 9th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 10th Jul

    • Wind

      West to southwest 3 to 5, occasionally 6 mid-channel until mid morning, becoming variable 1 to 3 at times today in the bay of st malo, veering northwesterly overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate with a low swell, locally smooth in the bay of st malo.
    • Weather

      Drizzle and mist at times, becoming fair or fine overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Fri 10th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 11th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest or north 3 to 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate at first, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Fair or fine.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 9th Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).