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Low pressure near northwest Scotland will move away northwards, whilst another low becomes slow moving to the west of Ireland, this maintaining a strong southwesterly airflow over central and northern areas for at least another day.

* 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast veering southwest for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 near Cape Wrath.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in Moray Firth and in shelter elsewhere, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight in firths of Forth and Tay, otherwise moderate, becoming smooth or slight later in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, becoming mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest, backing southeast later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight until later in south, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first and again later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southwesterly, backing easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor or very poor later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming easterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, becoming variable 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor or very poor later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st 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

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth at times later in shelter.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor or very poor later.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming east 4 or 5, then veering west later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight at first east of the Lizard, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight in Bristol Channel, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle for a time in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor north.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southerly or southeasterly, veering southwesterly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight in Bristol Channel, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st 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 * warning

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

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in north, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle with fog patches, becoming mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8 at first, decreasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough until later.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4, backing east or southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in southeast, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor in east.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st 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 * 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly backing southerly later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough until later near Mull of Galloway.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 5 or 6, backing southeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor in south.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7, backing south later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or drizzle, becoming mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      South backing southeast later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in southeast, moderate or rough northwest.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, backing south or southeast 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later in south, but becoming smooth or slight for a time in central areas.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      South backing southeast later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in south, becoming smooth or slight later in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle with fog patches, mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or very poor, becoming mainly good later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  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

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, backing south or southeast 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate near Sutherland, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      South backing southeast later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later near Sutherland.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle with fog patches, mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or very poor, becoming mainly good later.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering southwest later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight at times near shore, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6 decreasing 3 or 4, veering southwesterly 4 or 5 later in south
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate
    • Weather

      Rain at times, fog patches
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor

    11:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4 at first in north, otherwise westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, backing southerly 3 or 4 later
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate
    • Weather

      Rain or fog patches at first, then mainly fair
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Sun 21st Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 1 to 3 in the south of the area, southwesterly 3 to 4 in the north of the area, becoming generally northerly 1 to 3 in the evening, locally 4 in the southeast of the area.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mist and fog patches developing from late evening.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming locally moderate to very poor from late evening.

    23:00 UTC Mon 22nd Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      North to northeast 2 to 4, locally variable 1 to 3 mid-channel, veering easterly 4 to 5 by dawn, locally variable 1 to 3 in the south of the area by midday, generally becoming westerly 3 to 4 by midnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Mist and fog patches, clearing in the morning isolated thunderstorms likely in the south from noon, spreading slowly northwards.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Jul by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).