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Low pressure centred over the west of Scotland will slowly drift eastwards across northern parts of the British Isles. Fog patches are likely for northern coasts, whilst thundery showers are possible in most areas at times.

* 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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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      East or northeast, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at first, becoming variable at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers and fog patches at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northeast later, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 at times, mainly in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south, but variable 3 or 4 in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, occasionally 6 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  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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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing west, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th 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

    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      West, veering northwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times mainly in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in east and north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th 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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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far south.
    • Weather

      Showers, becoming thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing southwest, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  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

    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering northwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing southwest, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering northwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing southwest, 5 or 6, decreasing 3 or 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming northwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west, and later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing southwest, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  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

    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming northwesterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwesterly, backing southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming northwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in west.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south 4 or 5, veering west or northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south 4 or 5, veering west or northwest later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, becoming variable later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

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

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

    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional mist with fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasional poor and very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 3 to 4, veering west to northwest Saturday afternoon, and increasing 4 to 5 by evening.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 to 5, perhaps locally 6, backing west to southwest 4 in the morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight occasionally moderate overnight.
    • Weather

      Patchy light rain later Sunday afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, perhaps moderate in rain later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun

The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Fri 24th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sat 25th Jun

  • Wind

    Variable, becoming northwesterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
  • Weather

    Thundery showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

  • Wind

    Northwesterly, backing southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
  • Weather

    Rain later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 24th Jun