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A warm front will edge erratically northeastwards during the next couple of days with very warm and humid air following it. Thereafter, with high pressure settling over the United Kingdom, sea fog is likely to become an increasing problem around many southern and western coasts.

* 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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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, becoming variable 3 for a time in east.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later, fog patches later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in north, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in east, slight or moderate in north.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair in east, drizzle with fog patches in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in north.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

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

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      West 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly west or northwest, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Northwesterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, increasing 4 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly northwesterly backing westerly or southwesterly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming northeasterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      West or northwest 3 or 4, backing southwest 4 or 5 for a time, then veering north 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming easterly 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  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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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in west, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches developing.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming east 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in far west, otherwise smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

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

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Drizzle at first, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less, becoming east 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight in east.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  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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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      South or southwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate in south, smooth or slight in north.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      West or southwest backing south or southwest 3 or less, increasing 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor or very poor later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      West or southwest 3 or 4, backing south or southeast later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fog patches at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally very poor at first.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southwesterly, 3 or 4, backing southerly 4 or 5 for a time in north and in northeast.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Southwest 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  14. The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Variable, mainly southwesterly, 3 or 4, backing southerly 4 or 5 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 3 or 4, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight in southeast, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight in southeast, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  16. The Minch

    The Minch

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Mainly southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth in shelter, otherwise slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Mainly southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight at times near Sutherland, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Fog patches later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Southwest 4 or 5, backing south 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight at times near Sutherland, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional drizzle, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly at first in northeast, otherwise westerly or southwesterly, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight in south and in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first and again later.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

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

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil.

    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 17:59 UTC Tue 23rd May

    • Wind

      Southeasterly at first in northeast, otherwise westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming mainly slight in south and in east.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain at first.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor at first.

    18:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight in south and in east, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor later

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    06:00 UTC Tue 23rd May – 05:59 UTC Wed 24th May

    • Wind

      Westerly 2 to 4, becoming variable 1 to 3 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight or smooth.
    • Weather

      Mist or fog patches, becoming more widespread this afternoon.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor, occasionally good.

    06:00 UTC Wed 24th May – 05:59 UTC Thu 25th May

    • Wind

      Variable 1 to 3, becoming northeasterly 3 to 4 by evening, veering east overnight.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, with a low swell.
    • Weather

      Mist and fog patches, clearing overnight.
    • Visibility

      Moderate to very poor, becoming mainly good.

    Issued at 06:00 UTC on Tuesday 23rd May