Inshore waters forecast and strong winds

Issued by the Met Office at

Inshore waters forecast to 12 miles offshore
to

General situation

Low pressure will lie near or over Ireland and slowly fill during the rest of the weekend. Gales are likely along some western areas before gradually easing during Sunday.

Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: Easterly or southeasterly 4 to 6, occasionally 7 later. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later in far east. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate later.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Easterly or southeasterly 5 or 6, increasing 7 at times, veering southwesterly 3 to 5 later. Slight or moderate, but rough at times in north and east. Showers. Moderate or good.


Rattray Head to Berwick upon Tweed - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: South or southeast 4 to 6. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough later near Rattray Head. Showers. Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: South or southeast 4 to 6, veering southwest 3 to 5. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first near Rattray Head. Showers. Good.


Berwick upon Tweed to Whitby - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: South or southeast 4 to 6. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: South or southeast 4 to 6, veering southwest 3 to 5 later. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good.


Whitby to Gibraltar Point - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: South or southeast, 4 to 6. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: South veering southwest, 4 to 6, becoming variable 2 to 4 later. Slight, occasionally moderate at first. Showers. Good.


Gibraltar Point to North Foreland - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: Southerly 4 to 6. Slight, occasionally moderate. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate at first.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Southerly or southwesterly 4 to 6. Smooth or slight, occasionally moderate at first. Showers. Good.


North Foreland to Selsey Bill - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: Southerly or southwesterly 3 to 5, occasionally 6 in far east. Slight, occasionally moderate. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate at first.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Southwesterly 3 to 5, increasing 6 at times. Slight or moderate, becoming smooth or slight in east. Showers. Mainly good.


Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: South or southwest 4 to 6. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: South or southwest 4 to 6. Slight or moderate. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate.


Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: Southerly or southwesterly 4 to 6, occasionally 7 in far west. Slight or moderate, but rough or very rough west of the Lizard. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Westerly or southwesterly 4 to 6. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough at first in far west. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate.


Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: South or southwest 5 to 7. Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough, then occasionally very rough for a time in west. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: West or southwest 4 to 6. Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate. Showers. Good, occasionally moderate.


St Davids Head to Great Orme Head, including St Georges Channel - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: South or southwest 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time. Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Southwest 5 to 7, veering west 3 to 5, then backing southwest 5 or 6 later. Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor at first.


Great Orme Head to the Mull of Galloway - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: South or southeast 4 to 6, increasing 6 to gale 8. Slight or moderate, becoming moderate or rough. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: South or southeast 6 to gale 8, veering west or southwest 3 to 5, then occasionally 6 later. Moderate or rough, becoming slight later. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor at first.


Isle of Man - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: South or southeast 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 for a time, then veering southwest 5 or 6 later. Moderate or rough. Rain, showers later. Good, occasionally poor.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Southwest 4 to 6. Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate. Showers at first. Good, occasionally moderate.


Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: South or southeast 5 to 7, increasing gale 8 at times. Moderate or rough. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: South 5 to 7, veering southwest 3 to 5, then backing south 4 to 6 later. Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate. Showers. Good, occasionally poor at first.


Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and North Channel - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: Southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 in North Channel. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in North Channel. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Southerly 5 to 7, veering southwesterly 3 to 5, then backing southerly 4 to 6 later. Moderate or rough at first in North Channel, otherwise slight or moderate. Showers. Good, occasionally poor at first.


Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: Southerly or southeasterly 5 to 7, occasionally gale 8 at first in south. Moderate or rough, but slight at times in shelter. Rain or showers. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Southerly 5 to 7, veering southwesterly 4 to 6. Moderate or rough, but slight at times in shelter. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally poor.


The Minch - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: Variable 2 to 4 at first in north, otherwise easterly or southeasterly 4 to 6, occasionally 7 in south,. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in far south. Rain or showers. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Southeasterly, veering southerly or southwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first and again later. Slight or moderate. Rain or showers. Moderate or good.


Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: Variable 2 to 4 at first in north, otherwise easterly or southeasterly 4 to 6, occasionally 7 in south,. Moderate or rough. Rain or showers. Moderate or good, occasionally poor.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Southeasterly, veering southerly or southwesterly, 5 to 7, occasionally 4 at first and again later. Moderate, occasionally rough. Rain or showers. Moderate or good.


Shetland Isles - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: Southeasterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in southwest. Moderate. Mainly fair. Good, occasionally poor.

For Coastal areas up to 60 nautical miles from Lerwick, Shetland - Strong wind warning

Valid Saturday 25 Jun 2022 at 1800 UTC until Sunday 26 Jun 2022 at 0600 UTC

General situation: Low pressure over western Ireland will remain slow moving, maintaining a southeasterly flow across Shetland Waters

Forecast: Southeast 4 or 5 Moderate Fog patches Good occasionally very poor

Outlook for 12 Hours from 0600 UTC on Sunday 26 Jun until 1800 UTC on Sunday 26 Jun: Southeasterly 4 or 5 occasionally 6 later in southwest Moderate Fog patches Good occasionally very poor


Channel Islands - Strong wind warning

24 hour forecast: South to southwest 3 to 5, locally 6 in the north of the area for a time overnight. Slight to moderate, with a low swell, locally rather rough in the northwest of the area. Showers, locally heavy with a risk of thunder, becoming isolated overnight. Good, occasionally moderate, perhaps locally poor at times.

Outlook for the following 24 hours: Southwesterly 3 to 5, locally variable 1 to 3 in the south of the area at first. Slight to moderate, with a low swell, locally rather rough in the northwest of the area. Showers, mainly later. Good, occasionally moderate.