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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Mon 01 May to 1800 UTC Thu 04 May Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 292300 UTC

  1. Niton

    On Monday evening, low pressure will be centred in the English Channel, slowly moving southeast as a filling feature. At the same time high pressure will be centred 1024 to the southwest of Niton, and extending northeast across Spain and Portugal. A ridge of high pressure will also extend north across western Niton, to the west of Ireland. During Tuesday and Wednesday the low pressure will gradually move southeast into continental Europe as filling feature, whilst a broad low pressure develops in the Atlantic Ocean to the west of Niton. During Thursday a further area of low pressure will develop and move northeast, into the west of Sole and Fitzroy. Strong winds are possible Plymouth, Sole and Biscay on Monday evening and Tuesday. Strong winds also possible Fitzroy and Sole on Wednesday. Winds then strengthen across northwest Niton Thursday, with a risk of gales in Sole, Shannon and north Fitzroy

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  2. Cullercoats

    On Monday evening, high pressure will be centred 1030 in the Baltic Sea, ridging northwest. At the same time low pressure 1006 will be centred in the English Channel, slowly moving southeast as a filling feature. By midday Tuesday this low pressure will be centred across continental Europe, with a broad area of high pressure extending northwest from the Baltic Sea, and into the Norwegian Sea. Through Wednesday the low pressure will become slow moving across continental Europe and continue filling, whilst high pressure will become centred in the Norwegian sea. High pressure to the north will then continue building northwestwards during Thursday, to be centred 1040 northwest of Cullercoats by the evening. Winds will mostly be light, although Strong winds are possible Monday evening and Tuesday in southeast Cullercoats, but gradually easing Wednesday. Further strong winds are then possible in the southeast during Thursday

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  3. Portpatrick

    On Monday evening, high pressure will be centred to the east of Portpatrick, with a large and complex are of low pressure to the southwest, in the Atlantic Ocean. Low pressure will also be centred to the southeast, in the English channel, receding southeast. During Tuesday low pressure will move north, to the west of Iceland, whilst high pressure will build west, to be centred in the Norwegian Sea and extending west across much of Portpatrick High pressure will then continue building east, to be centred Faeroes by midnight on Wednesday with centre 1040. This continues extending northwest across Iceland on Thursday, although a developing low pressure to the southwest could affect Shannon. Winds will be mostly light, although strong winds are possible in the west on Monday evening, mainly southeast Iceland. Winds will then ease during Tuesday and Wednesday across Portpatrick, although strong winds are likely across south Shannon on Thursday with a risk of gales

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Last Updated at 23:43 UTC on Saturday 29 April