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A mainly westerly or southwesterly flow will persist over the next few days.

* 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

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly veering southwesterly, 4 or 5 occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest 4 or 5, backing southeast 5 to 7 later, then becoming cyclonic.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 to 7, becoming southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southeasterly veering southwesterly, 4 or 5 occasionally 6 for a time, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth for a time.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate for a time.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, then showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6, veering westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, veering southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 until later in east.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, 6 or 7 decreasing 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain at first and again later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good for a time.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 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

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5 occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, becoming fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th 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

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest backing southwest 5 to 7, veering west 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first and again later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first and again later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or poor, becoming good for a time.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 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

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later, perhaps gale 8 for a time, then decreasing 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 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

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwest 4 or 5, becoming cyclonic 5 to 7 later, then west or northwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest backing southeast 4, veering southwest 5 or 6 later, then veering west 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor for a time later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5, backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later, then northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  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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    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later, then northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough for a time in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain for a time later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 until later, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 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

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 until later, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, backing southeasterly 4 or 5 occasionally 6 later, occasionally 3 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 04:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      South 3 or 4 backing southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first in far west, otherwise moderate but slight east of shetland.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    05:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6, decreasing 3 later in southwest.
    • Sea State

      Moderate but slight east of shetland at first.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 6, occasionally 7, decreasing 4 to 5 around midnight, backing southwest around dawn then increasing 5 to 6 during the morning, locally 7 by afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough, becoming rather rough, locally rough in the north and west for a time.
    • Weather

      A little rain and drizzle very soon clearing further rain and drizzle spreading from the west around dawn.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor in rain and drizzle, otherwise good.

    17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest 5 to 6, perhaps locally 7, veering west for a time overnight, decreasing 4 to 5 after midnight and 3 to 4 around dawn, locally 5 in the north later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough with a swell, perhaps locally rough in the north at first, decreasing slight to moderate by Thursday morning.
    • Weather

      Rain and drizzle, clearing by Thursday morning then risk of a shower.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor in rain and drizzle, becoming good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Tue 28th Jun – 16:59 UTC Wed 29th Jun

  • Wind

    West or southwest 5 to 7.
  • Sea State

    Moderate or rough.
  • Weather

    Rain later.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

17:00 UTC Wed 29th Jun – 16:59 UTC Thu 30th Jun

  • Wind

    West or southwest 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5 occasionally 6 later.
  • Sea State

    Moderate, occasionally rough at first.
  • Weather

    Occasional rain, becoming fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or poor, becoming good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28th Jun