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An area of high pressure will bring settled conditions to most of the United Kingdom during the afternoon. However occasional heavy thundery rain will move across southern and western parts late in the day, then across most other areas overnight with fresher conditions returning during tomorrow.

* 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 Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or southeast 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East 5 to 7, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast, veering south later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East, veering south or southeast 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      East, veering southwest later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      East, veering southwest later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming moderate for a time later.
    • Weather

      Fog patches developing, thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly, veering westerly or southwesterly later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 5 for a time at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming smooth.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly, veering westerly or southwesterly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in east, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in east.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      East, veering southwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 for a time offshore.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers and fog patches until later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor until later.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or less for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  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 Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Thundery showers and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  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 Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, backing south for a time, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd 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

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming easterly 5 to 7, then veering southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  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 Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east 5 to 7, veering south or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast, backing northeast for a time, then veering south or southwest later, 3 or 4, increasing 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate or poor for a time.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd 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

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 at first in Firth of Clyde, otherwise easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly or southeasterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in south, backing east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery rain and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 to 7, veering south or southwest 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7, veering south or southwest 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  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 Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Thundery rain and fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      East or southeast 5 to 7, veering south or southwest 4 or 5, then becoming variable 3 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain and fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in east, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time, then easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 22:59 UTC Fri 3rd Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or northwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in east, becoming variable 3 or less, then southeasterly 4 later in far southwest.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Mist patches, and perhaps fog patches in west.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, perhaps very poor in west.

    23:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming east or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly 4 to 5, occasionally 6 this afternoon and evening, locally 3 near the French coast, decreasing 2 to 4 by midnight and veering southwest to west, occasionally 5 in the north and west early morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate in the north and west of the area at times.
    • Weather

      Risk of fog patches isolated thundery showers likely until Saturday morning.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate to very poor.

    11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable 1 to 3, perhaps locally northerly 4 near the Brittany coast in the late afternoon and early evening , becoming southwesterly 3 to 4 Sunday morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul

Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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Strong wind warning

11:00 UTC Fri 3rd Jul – 10:59 UTC Sat 4th Jul

  • Wind

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

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

    Thundery showers and fog patches for a time.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

11:00 UTC Sat 4th Jul – 10:59 UTC Sun 5th Jul

  • Wind

    Southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in west.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Fair.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 11:00 UTC on Friday 3rd Jul