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The United Kingdom will continue to be influenced by various areas of low pressure during the next couple of days, bringing rain or showers at times to all areas except the Shetland Isles.

* 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

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast, backing north later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough in south.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5 backing north or northeast 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough except in far north.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 backing northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 for a time later, then becoming cyclonic 4 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7 at first in north, otherwise cyclonic 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate in north, slight or moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeasterly becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or thundery showers, fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 3 or 4 backing southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east, then veering westerly 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 3 or 4 backing southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east, then becoming variable 2 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable, but mainly westerly or northwesterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  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

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly veering northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west, decreasing 3 at times in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later near the Isles of Scilly.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  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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    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Cyclonic becoming westerly or northwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in west, decreasing 3 at times in east.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  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

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 3 or 4 becoming northerly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times, but becoming variable 3 for a time in Cardigan Bay.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near headlands in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  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

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 or 5 backing northerly or northeasterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times in Liverpool Bay.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in Liverpool Bay, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      East 4 or 5 backing north or northeast 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Southeast backing northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, then increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain, fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly or northeasterly 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  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

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, then increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times in Firth of Clyde.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      East backing northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first, increasing 6 at times later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5 backing north 5 or 6, occasionally 7 near Islay, Tiree and Coll.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough near Islay and Tiree.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Easterly backing northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first in south, then increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first, then increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  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

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Easterly backing northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first in south, then increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 5 or 6, occasionally 4 at first, then increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough to the west of the Outer Hebrides.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      East 3 or 4 backing northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

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

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

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Easterly backing northeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      South 2 or 3, veering west or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 by mid-morning.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, increasing moderate in the afternoon.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers in the morning, risk of a little rain in the north of the area late evening.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, perhaps poor in rain or showers.

    00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, perhaps occasionally 6, backing southwest 3 or 4 from mid-morning, then veering west 2 to 4 by evening.
    • Sea State

      Moderate with a low swell developing by noon.
    • Weather

      Scattered showers developing by evening, perhaps heavy.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor in showers.

    Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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00:00 UTC Wed 28th Jun – 23:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

  • Wind

    Variable, but mainly westerly or northwesterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
  • Sea State

    Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain or thundery showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

00:00 UTC Thu 29th Jun – 23:59 UTC Thu 29th Jun

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate, becoming slight later.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 00:00 UTC on Wednesday 28th Jun