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Low pressure to the north of Scotland will maintain a westerly flow of air and changeable weather across the British Isles.

* 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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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in Moray Firth, otherwise southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in south, but slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time in Moray Firth, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in south, but slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in far north, otherwise southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in north.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 3 or 4, then veering northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, backing south later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, veering southwest 4 or 5, then veering west or northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southwesterly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, veering westerly 3 or 4, then backing southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  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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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 3 or 4, then backing southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but slight or moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, occasional drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  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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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  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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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering northwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  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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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4, veering southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

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

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

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic then southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, but mist or fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West 3 to 4, veering northwest at times, especially overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair, becoming cloudy overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Tue 26th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 27th Jul

    • Wind

      West 2 to 4, locally northwest near the Brittany coast, increasing 4 occasionally 5 in the evening and backing southwest after midnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight with a low swell, becoming slight to moderate overnight.
    • Weather

      Patchy rain or drizzle and mist or fog patches spreading in from the west later Tuesday evening.
    • Visibility

      Good, locally moderate to poor in rain or drizzle and very poor in any fog.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Monday 25th Jul