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A deep low is moving northeastwards between Iceland and Scotland, bringing gales to the northwest and a fresh westerly flow to other areas. Associated fronts will also bring some rain to most 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

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in northwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in southeast, rough or very rough, occasionally high in northwest.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times until later.
    • Sea State

      Very rough or high until later in northwest, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally slight in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, veering northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far north and in far south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far south, veering westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasional moderate later.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  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

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 until later, then decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle, becoming fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd 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

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then decreasing 3 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in Bristol Channel.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  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

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, backing southwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor for a time.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd 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

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor until later.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in south, moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly, veering northwesterly later in north, 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north, but very rough at times in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd 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

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise westerly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly, veering northwesterly later in northwest, 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, veering northwesterly 4 or 5 later except in far south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in west.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north and west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming very rough or high in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly, 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough in far north and in far south at first, becoming slight later in shelter.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  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

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in north and west.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally high later in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly, 6 to gale 8, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Southerly Gale Force 8 veering Southwesterly soon. Issued at 22/2139 UTC.

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 05:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times.
    • Sea State

      Rough or very rough, occasionally moderate in shelter
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 5, locally west 2 to 4 jersey southwards this evening, occasionally 6 by dawn.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, perhaps locally rather rough in the north at times.
    • Weather

      Becoming misty in places from midnight occasional light rain and drizzle by dawn.
    • Visibility

      Good becoming moderate overnight, locally poor.

    18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 5, locally 6, soon veering west, decreasing 3 to 4 towards dawn, locally variable 2 to 3 late afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Patchy light rain, drizzle and mist at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

18:00 UTC Fri 23rd Jun – 17:59 UTC Sat 24th Jun

  • Wind

    Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in northwest.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate in southeast, rough or very rough, occasionally high in northwest.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Mainly good.

18:00 UTC Sat 24th Jun – 17:59 UTC Sun 25th Jun

  • Wind

    Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly later, 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times until later.
  • Sea State

    Very rough or high until later in northwest, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally slight in Moray Firth.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

Issued at 18:00 UTC on Friday 23rd Jun