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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Tue 03 Mar to 1800 UTC Fri 06 Mar Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 012300 UTC

  1. Niton

    A large anticyclone will dominate the conditions; initially centred west of Fitzroy, 1037, and moving slowly east to become centred across Fitzroy by midday Wednesday, 1043, and Biscay by midday Thursday, 1044. Little change for Friday. Further north a small low will move southeastwards across the North Sea, reaching Denmark midday Wednesday, 1006. A ridge will follow from the west across the north of the Niton region Wednesday into Thursday, with a southwesterly flow becoming established thereafter as deep lows move northeastwards between Iceland and Greenland. Tuesday evening across Lundy, Fastnet, the Irish Sea and Shannon near gale force winds, and isolated gales initially northern Shannon. Also Tuesday evening strong winds elsewhere north of 48N. After midnight winds decrease occasionally strong across the north of the region. Then Wednesday afternoon strong to near gale force winds reach Shannon, persisting overnight, temporarily ceasing Thursday only to return Friday. Otherwise occasional strong winds, mainly across Lundy, Fastnet and the Irish Sea

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  2. Cullercoats

    At first Tuesday evening low centred Wick, 989, moving southeast, becoming reaching Denmark midday Wednesday, 1006. A ridge of high pressure follows across the UK Wednesday, reaching the North Sea Wednesday night. Ridge moves away east during Thursday, with a southwesterly flow then becoming established across the Cullercoats region as an anticyclone remains slow moving across Biscay. North of 54N near gales or gales extending east Tuesday night, then becoming confined to the southeastern North Sea Wednesday morning. Wednesday afternoon near gales or gales abate from the west. Wednesday night near gales or gales reach Fair Isle, and temporarily extend east to the north of 59N during Thursday. Thursday night near gales or gales are likely to temporarily cease across Fair Isle, returning Friday morning across Fair Isle and then extending east to reach Viking and North Utsire through the afternoon

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  3. Portpatrick

    At first Tuesday low centred Wick, 989, moving southeast, becoming reaching Denmark midday Wednesday, 1006. A ridge of high pressure follows across the Portpatrick region during Wednesday. Thereafter a strong southwesterly flow predominated across the Portpatrick region as a deep Atlantic lows move northeastwards between Iceland and Greenland, while a large anticyclone remains slow moving to the south of the Portpatrick region. Initially south of 58N near gale force to gale force winds, quickly decreasing strong to near gale force by midnight. Winds strengthen near gale force to gale force across the far west of the region by midday Wednesday, and extend eastwards across the Portpatrick through the rest of the day, but not reaching Lundy, Fastnet and the Irish Sea. Little change thereafter, apart for near gales or gales probably temporarily abating to the south of 59N during Thursday night. Meanwhile across Lundy, Fastnet and the Irish Sea strong occasionally near gale force winds

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Last Updated at 22:38 UTC on Sunday 1 March