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A large area of low pressure to the north of Scotland will move slowly northeastwards to lie over the Norwegian Sea by Sunday. Frontal systems will affect the far south of England early and late in the period, otherwise a cool and showery westerly air flow will prevail.

* 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 Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first near shore and in southeast, otherwise southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st 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 Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, becoming variable 3 or 4 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first, then occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in south, and decreasing 4 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at first in south, otherwise showers, thunder at times in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in south, decreasing mainly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle at first in east, otherwise showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first in east.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5, then backing south for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st 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

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate or rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, backing south for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in west.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain or drizzle later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st 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

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 or 6, backing southwesterly 4 or 5, then becoming cyclonic 3 or 4 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in west, then becoming slight later in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st 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

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time near St Davids Head.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in south.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st 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

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, veering west 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, backing southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st 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

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, veering westerly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 6 or 7, backing southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, veering west 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first in central areas.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st 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

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming rough except in far north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Rough until later in south, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st 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 Fri 1st Jul – 22:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable becoming west or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain clearing.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 4 to 5, perhaps 6 at times, veering west 5 to 6 in the evening, decreasing 4 to 5 during the morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle with mist and a risk of fog patches, clearing from the northwest during the afternoon, then the risk of a shower on Saturday morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, perhaps very poor, becoming good.

    11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West 4 to 5, backing west to southwest 3 to 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, decreasing slight to moderate on Sunday.
    • Weather

      Outbreaks of rain and drizzle Sunday morning, with mist and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor or very poor in drizzle and fog.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

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

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

  • Wind

    West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time near St Davids Head.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

11:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

  • Wind

    Southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, becoming slight.
  • Weather

    Showers at first, rain later in south.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate later in south.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul