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A slack low pressure system near Iceland will maintain a west to southwesterly airflow across the British Isles. Fronts will move eastwards, bringing rain at times, with fog expected particularly in southern and eastern areas.

* 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

    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming westerly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, becoming variable 3 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southeasterly, 3 or 4, veering southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southeast, 3 or 4, veering west or southwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly, veering westerly or southwesterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, occasionally 6 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers in north.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches and drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  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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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches and drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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

    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle with fog patches at first, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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

    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, veering westerly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers with fog patches at first, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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

    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering westerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers with fog patches at first, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in Solway Firth, becoming variable 3 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers with fog patches at first, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  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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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northeasterly 5 at first in far north, then becoming westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northeasterly 5 at first in far north, then becoming westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

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

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

    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast becoming variable 3 or 4, then cyclonic 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5 increasing 6 for a time, becoming south or southeast 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain clearing away later, mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 2 to 4, locally variable 1 to 3 in the south of the area, veering generally west to northwest overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mist and fog patches at times, especially this evening and overnight, with perhaps a little light drizzle, clearing during Monday morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, becoming poor or very poor in mist and fog.

    11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West to northwest 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

Shetland Isles

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight, occasionally moderate later.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers, fog patches.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

11:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 10:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

  • Wind

    --
  • Sea State

    --
  • Weather

    --
  • Visibility

    --

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

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

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

11:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 22:59 UTC Sun 24th Jul

  • Wind

    South or southeast becoming variable 3 or 4, then cyclonic 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight becoming moderate later in south.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain, mist or fog patches.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good occasionally very poor.

23:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

  • Wind

    Cyclonic 4 or 5 increasing 6 for a time, becoming south or southeast 3 or 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain clearing away later, mist or fog patches.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul