Weather Inshore Waters

Settings
Language

Summary

A large area of low pressure to the north of Scotland will move slowly northeastwards to lie over the Norwegian Sea by Sunday. This will bring a cool and showery westerly air flow to the whole country before a frontal system moves across southern England on Sunday.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    Go to top of page

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate in northwest, smooth or slight in southeast.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate in northwest, smooth or slight in southeast.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 at times in north, occasionally 7 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 at first in north, otherwise westerly or southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then becoming variable 3 or 4 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in south.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 6 or 7, decreasing 4 or 5, then becoming cyclonic later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery later in east.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later in east.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, becoming cyclonic later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  8. Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly * warning

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in east, moderate or rough in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, becoming cyclonic for a time, 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

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

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West 6 or 7, backing southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest, becoming cyclonic for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight in north and east.
    • Weather

      Fair, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

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

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

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first near St Davids Head.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, then decreasing mainly 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasional rain later in south.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later in south.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway * warning

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  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

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, veering westerly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly, backing southwesterly for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, veering west 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Rough, becoming moderate, occasionally slight later.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in far south.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth later in central areas.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides * warning

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate, becoming rough in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally rough at first in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

    Go to top of page

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at first in northeast.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first in northeast.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 04:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Mainly southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Rain at first in northeast.
    • Visibility

      Good, but moderate at first in northeast.

    05:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 2 or 3 increasing 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but slight just east of shetland.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

    Go to top of page

    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 5 to 6, decreasing 4 to 5 in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, dying out Saturday afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly 4 to 5, backing southwest to south overnight, occasionally 6, veering westerly in the afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Moderate to rather rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain and drizzle by Sunday morning, with mist and a risk of fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate by Sunday, occasionally poor or very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

Go to top of page

Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Fri 1st Jul – 16:59 UTC Sat 2nd Jul

  • Wind

    West 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate in east, moderate or rough in west.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

17:00 UTC Sat 2nd Jul – 16:59 UTC Sun 3rd Jul

  • Wind

    Southwest, becoming cyclonic for a time, 5 or 6, occasionally 4 later.
  • Sea State

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

    Fair, then occasional rain or drizzle.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate, occasionally poor.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Friday 1st Jul