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A shallow area of low pressure centred just east of Scotland will slowly drift eastwards into the North Sea. Fog patches are likely for northern coasts, whilst thundery showers are possible in most areas today, particularly in the east.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 5 or 6 at first in south, otherwise, variable 3 or 4, becoming southerly or southwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  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 Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west of Lizard.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times near Isles of Scilly.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west of Lizard.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th 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 Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in the Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  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 Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th 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 Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing west later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest, backing west later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th 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

    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 or 6, becoming variable 3 or 4, then becoming west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later in the North Channel.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      West or northwest, backing south for a time, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

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

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south, then veering northwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  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 Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south, then veering northwest later, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

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

      Occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in east.
    • Weather

      Fog patches in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in north.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th 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 Sat 25th Jun – 04:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 2 or 3 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northeasterly backing northerly 3 or 4 in east but variable 2 or 3 in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in far northeast.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog patches clearing.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor or very poor at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northwest to west 4 to 5, backing west to southwest Sunday afternoon.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Risk of a shower at first light rain or drizzle spreading from the west late Sunday afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate to poor.

    17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Southwest to west 4 to 5, perhaps occasionally 6, veering west to northwest overnight and decreasing 3 to 4 Monday morning.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, locally rather rough, becoming slight to moderate during Monday.
    • Weather

      Occasional light rain or drizzle with a risk of fog patches, clearing Monday morning.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor, perhaps very poor.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun

Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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Strong wind warning

17:00 UTC Sat 25th Jun – 16:59 UTC Sun 26th Jun

  • Wind

    West or northwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first in the Bristol Channel.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Showers.
  • Visibility

    Good.

17:00 UTC Sun 26th Jun – 16:59 UTC Mon 27th Jun

  • Wind

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

    Slight or moderate.
  • Weather

    Rain at times.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Saturday 25th Jun