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A complex area of low pressure will move slowly eastwards across the United Kingdom during today and away into Scandinavia during Wednesday. It will remain unsettled and at times rather windy.

* 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Easterly backing northerly, but becoming cyclonic for a time in southeast, 4 or 5 for a time in southeast, otherwise 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly backing northwesterly, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South veering southwest, then becoming cyclonic 4 or 5, becoming north or northwest 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate at first in south, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain then showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South, veering southwest, then northwest later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, occasionally thundery.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point * warning

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, thundery for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering north or northwest, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southerly 4 or 5, veering southwesterly 5 or 6, occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, thundery at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 5 to 7, veering northwesterly 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7, perhaps gale 8 later in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8, veering westerly or northwesterly 5 or 6, decreasing 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis * warning

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Thundery rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

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

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

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

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

      Slight in shelter, otherwise moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      West veering northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      West or southwest veering northwest later, 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight at first in east, otherwise moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later.
    • Weather

      Squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, occasionally very rough at first, becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest veering northwest later, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Rain or squally showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west or northwest later, 5 or 6.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in north.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest veering west or northwest 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Mainly moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then occasional rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      West or northwest 5 or 6, occasionally 7 at first, decreasing 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight or moderate later.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in southeast, veering northwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwesterly veering northwesterly later, 4 or 5, increasing 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough for a time.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      South or southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4, then north or northwest 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      North or northwest 5 to 7, decreasing 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, fair later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Cyclonic 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north, becoming northerly or northwesterly 5 to 7 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      Northerly 5 to 7, backing northwesterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th 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

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast backing north, but becoming cyclonic for a time, 5 to 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate or rough.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      North 5 to 7, backing northwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, backing northeast 5 or 6, then north 6 or 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough, occasionally very rough later in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, mainly fair later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor at first.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 16:59 UTC Tue 7th Jul

    • Wind

      East or northeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight at first in south.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, occasionally heavy.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    17:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Northeast 5 or 6 backing north 6 or 7.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming rough, occasionally very rough later in east.
    • Weather

      Rain clearing later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul

  19. The Channel Islands * warning

    The Channel Islands

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    Strong wind warning

    05:00 UTC Tue 7th Jul – 04:59 UTC Wed 8th Jul

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 to 5, veering west by midday and increasing 5 to 6 this afternoon, perhaps occasionally 7 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight to moderate, becoming moderate to rather rough this afternoon and rather rough to rough overnight.
    • Weather

      Rain, locally heavy with a risk of thunder, clearing by mid-morning, isolated showers developing this evening.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to poor in rain, becoming mainly good.

    05:00 UTC Wed 8th Jul – 04:59 UTC Thu 9th Jul

    • Wind

      West 5 to 6, veering northwest in the afternoon, decreasing 4 to 5 by evening, then 3 to 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Rather rough to rough, becoming moderate to rather rough in the afternoon and slight overnight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, dying out early afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    Issued at 05:00 UTC on Tuesday 7th Jul