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A slack low pressure system near Iceland will maintain a west to southwesterly airflow across the British Isles. Fronts will move eastwards, bringing rain at times, with fog expected in some areas.

* 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 Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic, becoming westerly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain and fog patches at first, then thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, or very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeasterly 3 or 4, veering southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south, becoming variable 3 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain and fog patches at first, then thundery showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, or very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly, backing southerly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first, becoming variable 3 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southeast, 3 or 4, veering west or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 for a time later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in north.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast, veering west or southwest, 3 or 4, becoming mainly variable later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, becoming variable 3 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, becoming variable 3 at times in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Drizzle or fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly, veering northwesterly for a time, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches and drizzle at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, veering northwest for a time, 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

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

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Fog patches and drizzle at first in east, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first in east.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

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

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

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in north.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain with fog patches at first, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 for a time in north.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain with fog patches at first, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest, becoming variable for a time, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly, veering westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times in north, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly westerly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first in west.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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

    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5 at first in north, otherwise variable 3 or 4, then becoming westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers, perhaps thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate in south.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeasterly 4 or 5 at first in north, otherwise variable 3 or 4, then becoming westerly or northwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, perhaps thundery later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, perhaps thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th 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 Sun 24th Jul – 04:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Variable becoming cyclonic 3 or 4, then southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occsionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southeast 4 or 5 becoming cyclonic 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, mist and fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occaiionally very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 3 to 4, but variable 1 to 3 Jersey southwards at first, veering west to northwest overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mist and fog patches, with occasional light drizzle, clearing by mid-morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor becoming good during Monday morning.

    17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

    • Wind

      West to northwest 2 to 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul

Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Sun 24th Jul – 16:59 UTC Mon 25th Jul

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers later.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

17:00 UTC Mon 25th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 26th Jul

  • Wind

    West 4 or 5.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 24th Jul