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A large area of low pressure will remain slow moving to the north of Scotland over the next couple of days, maintaining an unsettled weather pattern across the whole of the British 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

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times near Cape Wrath, and occasionally variable 3 at first in southeast.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north and near Rattray Head.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in southeast, otherwise southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, backing southeast for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in north, otherwise southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4, increasing 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west, 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  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

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally slight at first in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 to 7, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west for a time, 5 to 7, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west for a time, 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly, veering westerly for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest, veering west for a time, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, veering west, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough in far south.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th 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

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering westerly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing southerly or southeasterly, then veering westerly later in west, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

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

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

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 22:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest backing south 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional showers.
    • Visibility

      Good occasionally moderate.

    23:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, veering southwesterly in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight in southeast.
    • Weather

      Outbreaks of rain, occasionally heavy later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 to 4, occasionally 5, increasing 4 to 5 in the evening, occasionally 6 at times overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, increasing moderate to rather rough in the north this evening, decreasing moderate during Friday morning, locally slight south of jersey by noon.
    • Weather

      Rain or drizzle at times, clearing from the northwest late Friday morning some mist and a risk of fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, poor in rain or drizzle and very poor in any fog, perhaps good at times, especially later Friday morning.

    11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 5, veering west during the afternoon, increasing 5 to 6 in the evening, decreasing 4 Saturday morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, increasing moderate to rather rough in the evening.
    • Weather

      Patchy light rain or drizzle and a risk of fog patches, clearing to fair during the afternoon scattered showers developing overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate, poor in rain or drizzle and very poor in any fog, becoming mainly good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun

Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Thu 30th Jun – 10:59 UTC Fri 1st Jul

  • Wind

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

    Moderate, occasionally slight.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

11:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

  • Wind

    West or southwest 5 or 6.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Thursday 30th Jun