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A slow moving area of low pressure to the west of the United Kingdom will continue to bring rain or showers to northern and western parts over the next 48 hours.

* 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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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      West or northwest, becoming variable, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain near Orkney at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first near Orkney.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southeast, but becoming variable at times, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later near Orkney.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, becoming variable in north, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest, occasionally variable near shore, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      West or southwest, 3 or 4, decreasing 2 at tmes.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      West or southwest, becoming variable at times near shore, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing southeast, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 until later in south, then becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming easterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times near North Foreland, then becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northeast later, 3 or 4, decreasing 2 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time in east, then becoming variable 2 or 3 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  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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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, veering north or northeast 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in southwest.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      North or northeast, becoming variable, 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  9. Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  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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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first near St Davids Head.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing south, 3 or 4, then becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      West, backing southwest, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, then becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  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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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, becoming variable at times in north and west, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  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

    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly, becoming variable at times in north and west, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

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

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

    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 17:59 UTC Thu 24th Aug

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches in south.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, or very poor in south.

    18:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

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

      Mainly slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

    • Wind

      West to northwest 1 to 3, gradually veering north to northeast by late afternoon, increasing 4 in the south and east of the area by evening.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

    • Wind

      Northeast, 2 in the north to 4 in the south, backing northerly 2 to 4 by mid-afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower in the evening.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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06:00 UTC Thu 24th Aug – 05:59 UTC Fri 25th Aug

  • Wind

    West or southwest, veering northeast later, 3 or 4, decreasing 2 at times.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

06:00 UTC Fri 25th Aug – 05:59 UTC Sat 26th Aug

  • Wind

    Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 for a time in east, then becoming variable 2 or 3 later in west.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 06:00 UTC on Thursday 24th Aug