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An area of low pressure currently centred just to the west of sea area Shannon will move slowly northeastwards towards Northern Ireland during the next 24 hours. Associated fronts will gradually spread rain to many areas.

* 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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    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      North becoming variable, 3 or 4, then becoming east or southeast 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth at first in Moray Firth.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, then rain at times later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed * warning

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming easterly or southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight becoming moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair, then rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      East or southeast 4 or 5, occasionally 6 at first.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby * warning

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming southeast 3 or 4, then increasing 5 or 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Southeast 5 or 6 decreasing 4, then backing east or northeast 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later in north.
    • Weather

      Rain at times later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Southeast backing northeast, 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight at first in south, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times.
    • Sea State

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

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Easterly backing northeasterly 3 or 4, increasing 5 at times, then becoming variable 2 or 3 later in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill * warning

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable becoming easterly or northeasterly, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly backing westerly or southwesterly, 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Easterly or southeasterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east, becoming variable 2 at times in west.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in east, but becoming smooth at times in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th 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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    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Southeast veering southwest, 3 or 4, but becoming variable 2 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  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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    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally smooth.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain, drizzle or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable becoming west or northwest, 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in Bristol Channel.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth at first.
    • Weather

      Rain, drizzle or showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th 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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    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, occasionally 2 at first, then becoming south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

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

      Fair then rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in north, then becoming variable.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th 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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Southeasterly, backing northeasterly later, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain at times, fog patches in north.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor, but becoming very poor at times in north.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  12. Isle of Man * warning

    Isle of Man

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming east 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later, then veering south later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      South backing east, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough * warning

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming east or southeast 4 or 5, increasing 6 at times.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight becoming slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Cyclonic mainly southeast, then becoming east later, 4 or 5, decreasing 3 at times.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or thundery showers, fog patches.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th 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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable becoming east or southeast, 3 or 4, increasing 5 or 6 for a time.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, becoming slight or moderate in North Channel.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight, occasionally moderate except in Firth of Clyde.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point * warning

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in shelter.
    • Weather

      Fair then rain, then showers later.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

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

      Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first near Tiree.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers, mainly later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, occasionally smooth in south.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4 becoming easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

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

      Rain or showers, mainly later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      Easterly or northeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in far north, decreasing 3 at times elsewhere.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5 decreasing 2 or 3, then veering east later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but occasionally rough at first in north and slight later in south.
    • Weather

      Showers, but becoming fair for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

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

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

    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 23:59 UTC Mon 26th Jun

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in east, decreasing 2 at times later in west.
    • Sea State

      Rough at first in north and east, otherwise moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers then fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    00:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      North veering east, 3 or 4, decreasing 2 at times.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming slight or moderate in south and west.
    • Weather

      Fair then showers.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    12:00 UTC Mon 26th Jun – 11:59 UTC Tue 27th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northeast 1 to 3, occasionally 4 late afternoon and early evening, backing north or northwest towards dawn.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers from midnight.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate in showers.

    12:00 UTC Tue 27th Jun – 11:59 UTC Wed 28th Jun

    • Wind

      North or northwest 1 to 3, becoming west or variable early evening, then south by midnight, veering west or northwest 3 or 4 around dawn, increasing 4 or 5 during the morning.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, increasing slight or moderate during Wednesday morning.
    • Weather

      Isolated showers, then rain spreading from the west after midnight, clearing by late morning, risk of thunder.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate or poor.

    Issued at 12:00 UTC on Monday 26th Jun