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An area of low pressure centred over northern England will move eastwards into the North Sea. A showery mainly westerly or northwesterly flow will follow.

* 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 in south, backing westerly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming west or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly in north, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5 occasionally 6 in east, veering westerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering northerly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 3 or 4, veering northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th 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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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th 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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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      North 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, becoming northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th 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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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West veering northwest, 3 or 4 occasionally 5 for a time, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mostly good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th 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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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4 increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th 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

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4 in north, westerly 4 or 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 16:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4 in north, westerly 4 or 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4 in north, westerly 4 or 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West to southwest 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6 at first, decreasing 3 to 4 by evening, locally northwest near the brittany coast until midnight, decreasing 2 to 3 guernsey northwards later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate on Friday.
    • Weather

      Isolated light showers risk of mist patches at first and again overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, perhaps occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 2 to 4, veering northwest towards Saturday evening.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul

Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

  • Wind

    Northwest 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain at first, then fair.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate at first.

05:00 UTC Sat 30th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sun 31st Jul

  • Wind

    West or northwest 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Friday 29th Jul