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A complex area of low pressure will move away eastwards, allowing a cool northwesterly airflow to become established across the United Kingdom.

* 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 Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, backing north, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      North, backing northwest, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, backing northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in far east.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North 3 or 4, backing northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery in east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in east.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7, veering northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th 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 Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in Bristol Channel at first, decreasing 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th 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 Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th 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 Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic at first in north, otherwise, northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in North Channel.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th 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

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in North Channel, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in south, otherwise northeasterly, backing northwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then backing southwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly, backing northerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming southerly 4 or 5 later in far west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  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

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly, backing northerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming southerly 4 or 5 later in far west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, but smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th 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 Tue 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 28th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate but slight to the lee of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    23:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in east.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, slight to immediate lee of Shetland.
    • Weather

      Occasional showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West 4 to 5, veering northwest later this evening, increasing 5 to 6 by dawn.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good.

    11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 to 5, perhaps 6 at first, decreasing 3 to 4 by Thursday morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough with a low swell, decreasing slight to moderate Thursday morning.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Tue 28th Jul – 10:59 UTC Wed 29th Jul

  • Wind

    Northeast 4 or 5, backing north, 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in far north.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

11:00 UTC Wed 29th Jul – 10:59 UTC Thu 30th Jul

  • Wind

    North, backing northwest, 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in far north.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jul