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A shallow area of low pressure centred just east of Scotland will slowly drift eastwards into the North Sea. Fog patches are likely for northern coasts, whilst thundery showers are possible in most areas today, particularly in the east.

* 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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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northerly at first, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly north, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southwest then veering west later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northerly, 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5 later, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southwesterly, 3 or 4, becoming southwesterly 5 or 6 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west or southwest, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th 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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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West veering northwest for a time, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west of Lizard.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times later near Isles of Scilly.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west of Lizard.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time in the Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 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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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first near St Davids Head.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, veering northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest becoming variable later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th 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

    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable becoming northwesterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate at times later in the North Channel.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest for a time, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southwest 3 or 4, veering west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      North backing south later, becoming variable for a time, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      North backing south later, becoming variable for a time, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in southwest.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough at times later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast becoming variable at times, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

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

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair with fog patches in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor in south.

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair with fog patches in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor in south.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 3 to 4, increasing 4 to 5 this afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate by mid-afternoon.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers dying out this afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 to 5, backing southwest in the afternoon, locally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Patchy light rain or drizzle from late afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor by evening.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

Shetland Isles

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05:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

  • Wind

    Northeast becoming variable at times, 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fog patches at first.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 04:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

  • Wind

    --
  • Sea State

    --
  • Weather

    --
  • Visibility

    --

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

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

Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

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

  • Wind

    Northeast 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fair with fog patches in south.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally very poor in south.

17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

  • Wind

    Northeast 3 or 4.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fair with fog patches in south.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally very poor in south.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun