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An area of high pressure to the northwest of the British Isles will persist maintaining the settled conditions across most areas, although a shallow low will affect some northern parts of the United Kingdom by Saturday.

* 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 Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north, but becoming variable at times in inner Moray Firth.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, mainly in east.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast, becoming variable at times in Moray Firth, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, mainly in east.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly east or northeast, 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northeast veering southeast, 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly north or northeast, 2 or 3, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, mainly in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor mainly in north.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, becoming variable 3 or less at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Mainly east or northeast, becoming variable at times 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later near headlands.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate near headlands later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Mainly north or northeast, becoming variable at times, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th 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 Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Mainly northeasterly, becoming variable at times, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 near headlands later in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first in far west and later near headlands, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly east or northeast 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th 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 Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast, becoming variable at times, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast becoming variable, 2 or 3, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th 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 Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Mainly easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th 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 Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Mainly easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast, backing north for a time, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3, then becoming northwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly east, 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th 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 Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, but becoming northeasterly 4 or 5 at times in Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly east or southeast, 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches developing in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, but becoming occasionally very poor in north.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th 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 Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair, fog patches developing in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, but becoming occasionally very poor in north.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly backing easterly or southeasterly, 2 or 3, occasionally 4 later in far east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog banks.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil at time of issue

    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 22:59 UTC Thu 24th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly or easterly 2 or 3, occasionally 4 in far east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

    • Wind

      North to northeast 2 to 4, gusty around showers.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated thundery showers this afternoon and early evening, mainly in the far south, mist patches on Friday morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor at times.

    11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 to 4, backing north to northwest 2 to 3 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul

Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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11:00 UTC Thu 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Fri 25th Jul

  • Wind

    Mainly easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
  • Sea State

    Mainly slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Mainly good.

11:00 UTC Fri 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 26th Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 2 or 3, increasing 4 at times.
  • Sea State

    Mainly slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Jul