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An area of low pressure will move southwards across England today, losing its identity as it does so. A ridge of high pressure will follow from the northwest before the next Atlantic frontal system comes southeastwards across all areas during Tuesday and Tuesday night.

* 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 Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate later near Cape Wrath.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first near Orkney, rain later in north.
    • Visibility

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

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 increasing 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain at first in north, otherwise showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally variable 2 at first, increasing 5 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northeast 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 at first in north, otherwise northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough in south.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 to gale 8 in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough in east.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly, becoming variable for a time, 5 to 7 decreasing 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then becoming north 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery for a time, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th 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, then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th 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 05:00 UTC on Monday 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th 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 05:00 UTC on Monday 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in southwest, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming west or northwest 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers for a time at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate or rough in north.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th 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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    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in North Channel, then becoming southwesterly later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4 veering west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable mainly northwest, becoming southwest for a time later, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 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

    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate becoming rough or very rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

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

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

    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Fog patches for a time, then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 3 or 4, veering north 4 or 5 overnight, perhaps locally 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate later tonight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers this morning and again later tonight.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, backing northwest 3 or 4 in the afternoon, then 2 or 3 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight later.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers in the morning.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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05:00 UTC Mon 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Tue 29th Jul

  • Wind

    Variable mainly northwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then becoming north 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate later.
  • Weather

    Showers, thundery for a time, then fair.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally moderate.

05:00 UTC Tue 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 30th Jul

  • Wind

    North or northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Monday 28th Jul