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A filling low centred just east of Shetland will move away into southern Sweden by this evening. This will allow the gales across northeast Scotland to abate. Elsewhere, a slackening flow will prevail through into Monday. Later on Monday, a new Atlantic low is expected to move towards Ireland.

* 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 Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West 6 to gale 8, veering northwest 5 or 6, then veering north 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough at first in north, otherwise moderate or rough, becoming slight later in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, veering northeast 3 or 4, then veering east 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West 6 or 7, veering northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first near Rattray Head, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then east 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate offshore.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then southeast 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate offshore.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3, then southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time in far north, then veering northwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3, then southeasterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in northeast.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in Strait of Dover, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming easterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southeast 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  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 Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first around exposed headlands, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth later in Lyme Bay.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming south or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later near Isles of Scilly.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate west of Lizard Point.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  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 Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  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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    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate at first in south, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming south or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, the rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first in south.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming east or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming smooth later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming south or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  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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    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming east or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West veering northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first in west, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming east or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West veering northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, veering north 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      North 3 or 4, veering northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  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 Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West veering northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, veering north 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      North 3 or 4, veering northeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, veering north 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Gale Force 8 veering Northwesterly imminent. Issued at 25/0330 UTC.

    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest 6 to gale 8, veering north 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Rough, occasionally very rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      North 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 to 5, decreasing 2 or 3 late evening and veering north after midnight.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, perhaps locally rather rough, decreasing smooth or slight by midnight.
    • Weather

      Some patchy light rain or drizzle at times, clearing overnight.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor at times.

    06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      North or variable 1 to 3, becoming mainly northeast 2 to 4 in the evening.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun

Isle of Man

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06:00 UTC Sun 25th Jun – 05:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

  • Wind

    West or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, becoming smooth later.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

06:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 05:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

  • Wind

    Variable 2 or 3, becoming south or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth becoming slight, occasionally moderate later.
  • Weather

    Fair at first, then rain at times.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Sunday 25th Jun