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After a quiet start, stronger winds will develop across northern areas during today. However, high pressure will re-assert itself during Wednesday bringing a return to quiet conditions.

* 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 Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Southeast 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, then northwest 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in east and slight or moderate in north, becoming moderate or rough later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers with fog patches, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4, then south or southeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate, and smooth in shelter in east.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4 veering southwest 4 or 5, then west 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate, and rough at times later in far north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers with fog patches, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4, then south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight for a time.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      South veering southwest 3 or 4, then veering west or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later offshore.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight, occasionally moderate later in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers with fog patches, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally very poor, becoming good.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest, becoming variable, then south later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, veering northerly or northwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northerly veering southeasterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate in northeast.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

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

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

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  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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    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

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

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly south or southeast, 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  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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    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      West or southwest, backing south later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  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 Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwest veering north or northwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time, then becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming south 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, veering northwest 5 or 6, then becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southeast 4 or 5, then veering south 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight until later in east, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  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

    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, veering northwesterly 5 or 6, then becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming southeasterly 4 or 5, then veering southerly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight until later in south, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, veering west or northwest 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, backing south or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south 4 or 5, then veering west 5 to 7, then decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, backing south or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in central areas, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  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 Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south 4 or 5, then veering west 5 to 7, then decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, backing south or southeast 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southeasterly 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, then westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight at first in southeast, otherwise slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later in southwest.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor for a time.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

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

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

    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 17:59 UTC Tue 30th May

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southeasterly 3 or 4, becoming cyclonic 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight at first in southeast, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain. Fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor

    18:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough later in southeast.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 3 to 4, becoming variable 1 or 2 near the Brittany coast this afternoon, then generally variable 1 to 3 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mist and fog patches, especially this morning and overnight, risk of a shower this morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, occasionally poor or very poor.

    06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 1 to 3 becoming northeast 2 to 4 by evening, veering east overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, locally poor or very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May

Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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Strong wind warning

06:00 UTC Tue 30th May – 05:59 UTC Wed 31st May

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4, becoming south 4 or 5, then veering west 5 to 7, then decreasing 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or showers, fair later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

06:00 UTC Wed 31st May – 05:59 UTC Thu 1st Jun

  • Wind

    West 3 or 4, backing south or southeast 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 30th May