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An area of low pressure over Scotland will lose its identity on Monday as it moves slowly southwards across England. A ridge of high pressure will then cross from the northwest before the next Atlantic frontal system comes southeastwards across all areas during Tuesday.

* 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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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first near Orkney, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first near Orkney.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough in north.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming south or southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in south.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, becoming southerly later, 3 or less, occasionally 4 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      South becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 becoming northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4 becoming variable 3 or less, then becoming west 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in south, occasionally rough later in south.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, but 6 at first in south, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough at first in south, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first in south, otherwise fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first in south.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 becoming northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later in east, perhaps gale 8 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in east, occasionally rough later in east.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough at first in east, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west, becoming variable 3 for a time in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery for a time in east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in east.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northwesterly, becoming variable for a time in east, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 until later in west, decreasing 3 at times in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery for a time in east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in east.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th 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

    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, decreasing 2 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, becoming variable 2 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally variable 2 at first, increasing 5 at times later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in north.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5 becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate in north, occasionally rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th 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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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in North Channel, becoming variable 2 at times in Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate at first in North Channel, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 except in Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate except in Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in south, then backing westerly or southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming moderate, then rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly backing southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north, but becoming variable 2 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5 veering west or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate, then rough later in far south and in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly backing southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in west, but becoming variable 2 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5 veering west or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough, then rough or very rough later in north.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog banks, showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil at time of issue.

    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 10:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3 becoming west or northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog banks, isolated showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 4, locally 5 at first, decreasing 3 or 4 in the afternoon, veering north 4 by midnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated light showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or 4 during the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Risk of a light shower at first, and again late evening.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul

From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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23:00 UTC Sun 27th Jul – 22:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or less, occasionally 4 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight.
  • Weather

    Fog patches at first near Orkney, otherwise fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first near Orkney.

23:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 22:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

  • Wind

    Variable 3 or 4 becoming southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
  • Sea State

    Slight, becoming moderate or rough in north.
  • Weather

    Rain for a time then showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor at first.

Issued at 23:00 UTC on Sunday 27th Jul