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A shallow area of low pressure will move eastwards across Northern Ireland and then southern Scotland today. An area of low pressure will then become slow moving to the northeast of Scotland on Friday and Saturday.

* 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

    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later, then westerly 4 or 5 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 for a time in south, otherwise westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later, then north 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain until later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor until later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, veering northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less later, then northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south, veering westerly later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor for a time later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in south, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 for a time in east, occasionally 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th 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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    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight for a time in east.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor, becoming good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 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 Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor, becoming good.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight occasionally moderate until later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  10. St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly veering southwesterly 4 or 5, veering northerly 3 or 4 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5 at first in south, otherwise northerly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate for a time in south.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, occasionally poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 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

    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      South 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 or 6, veering west 4 or 5 later, then veering northwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate occasionally poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southeast, veering west or southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 or 4, veering northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor until later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast backing northeast 3 or 4, backing northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest backing west later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 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 Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly backing northeasterly 3 or 4, backing northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming northwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight until later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate until later.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering northwesterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 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 Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly veering northwesterly, 4 or 5 occasionally 6 for a time later in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, becoming cyclonic 3 or 4 later, occasionally 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 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 Thu 28th Jul – 16:59 UTC Thu 28th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, becoming cyclonic 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

    • Wind

      West 2 to 4, backing southwest and increasing 4 to 5 during the morning, perhaps locally 6 this afternoon, veering west this evening, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional light rain or drizzle mist and fog patches by mid-morning, clearing this evening.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good becoming moderate to very poor for a time.

    05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

    • Wind

      West to southwest 3 to 4, locally 5 at times, veering northwest overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Patchy light rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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Strong wind warning

05:00 UTC Thu 28th Jul – 04:59 UTC Fri 29th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair, then rain for a time.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate occasionally poor for a time.

05:00 UTC Fri 29th Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 30th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 05:00 UTC on Thursday 28th Jul