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Light to moderate breezes will affect the british inshore waters during the next couple of days, with occasional rain or showers likely in many places and a risk of fog in eastern areas.

* 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

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

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

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming east 3 or 4 for a time, then north or northwest 3 or 4 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming north 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 3 or 4, backing northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in the Thames estuary and the wash.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in the Thames estuary and the wash.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming west or northwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight in south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming west or northwest, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  9. Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in northeast.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in northeast.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, veering north later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable for a time, occasionally 5 later in the North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in the North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in shelter and moderate at first in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth in shelter and moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming northwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in southwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      East or southeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May 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 at time of issue

    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 04:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Easterly 3 or 4 at first in north, otherwise variable, mainly southerly or southeasterly 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Slight
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

    • Wind

      North to northwest 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth to slight, perhaps locally moderate.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, dying out Monday afternoon risk of mist patches overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, perhaps occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

    • Wind

      Northwest to north 2 to 4, backing northwest to west late Tuesday afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight, perhaps locally moderate, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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17:00 UTC Sun 19th May – 16:59 UTC Mon 20th May

  • Wind

    Southeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, becoming smooth or slight later.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or showers, fog patches at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

17:00 UTC Mon 20th May – 16:59 UTC Tue 21st May

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4, becoming east for a time.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19th May by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).