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Low pressure will bring very unsettled conditions to all areas with strong winds, especially during today in the southwest.

* 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

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly at first in north, otherwise southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first in north.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle with fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, becoming variable, mainly south, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly backing southeasterly for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth at times in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South 5 to 7 veering southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, veering west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first in west, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Rough or very rough, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly becoming cyclonic, then northerly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South 7 or gale 8, decreasing 5 or 6, then backing southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers, mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, backing southeast 6 or 7, occasionally gale 8, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain then fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, mainly southeasterly in east and easterly in north, 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly easterly backing northerly later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly easterly backing northerly later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      East 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in far north and in far south, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first in far north, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly backing northeasterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far north and in far south, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  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

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight at times near Sutherland, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first in far north, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly backing northeasterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming southwest, then backing southeast, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers with fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Poor or very poor, becoming good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 17:59 UTC Fri 21st Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming southwesterly, then backing southeasterly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in far north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers with fog patches, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Poor or very poor, becoming good.

    18:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Fri 21st Jul – 05:59 UTC Sat 22nd Jul

    • Wind

      South 5 to 6 with gusts to 35kt, locally 7 in the north this afternoon, veering southwest and decreasing 4 to 5 early evening.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, perhaps locally rough in the north this afternoon, locally slight in the south overnight.
    • Weather

      Rain spreading in from the west during the afternoon, locally heavy with the risk of thunder, clearing by late evening, isolated showers developing later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor in rain and showers.

    06:00 UTC Sat 22nd Jul – 05:59 UTC Sun 23rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest to south 4 to 5, locally 6 and gusty around showers, veering southwest to west early evening.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, perhaps locally rough overnight, with swell.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers or longer periods of rain, with a risk of thunder, becoming isolated overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate to poor in showers.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Friday 21st Jul