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An anticyclone will develop across northern France by Monday morning, before then moving to southern Germany by the end of the day. A complex area of low pressure will remain slow moving over the eastern Atlantic.

* 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 Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly, becoming variable in south, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 in north, then backing northeasterly 5 to 7 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first, rain or showers thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor in north.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first in north.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, but smooth for a time in south.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, then veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later, then backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4, veering west or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first in north, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, veering westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, then backing southerly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly, becoming variable, 3 or 4, then becoming southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  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

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, backing southerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in far west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough in far west.
    • Weather

      Rain later in west.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later in west.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly, veering westerly or southwesterly, 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  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 Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, backing south 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight at first in east, becoming rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South, veering west later, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in west, but 4 at first in the Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  10. St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel * warning

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, backing south or southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering southwest, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, but slight near Great Orme Head.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  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 Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, backing southeast 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6, veering south or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing south or southeast, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering west or southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain and drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  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 Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers at first, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly, veering southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in the North Channel.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 or 6, veering south or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers at first, rain later in far south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 in north, then becoming variable 4 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth at times near Skye.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  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 Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first, rain later in far south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 in north, then becoming variable 4 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

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

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

    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches, occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

    • Wind

      West 4, occasionally 5, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight and backing southerly by the morning, further backing southeast by midday and decreasing 2 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast to south 2 to 3, veering south to southwest overnight and increasing 4 to 5, perhaps occasionally 6 in the morning, veering west around midday.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell, becoming moderate to rather rough Tuesday morning.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain Tuesday morning, with a risk of thunder.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor in rain.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

Shetland Isles

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17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later in northwest.
  • Weather

    Rain for a time, fog patches at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

17:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

  • Wind

    --
  • Sea State

    --
  • Weather

    --
  • Visibility

    --

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul

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

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

17:00 UTC Sun 5th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fog patches, occasional rain later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

05:00 UTC Mon 6th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 6th Jul

  • Wind

    West or northwest 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain at times.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 5th Jul