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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Thu 29 Jan to 1800 UTC Sun 01 Feb Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 272300 UTC

  1. Niton

    A large low, with a centre around 958 near Viking on Thursday evening will remain slow-moving into Friday morning before moving south across Forties and filling to 970 by midnight. The low will continue to move south across the North Sea and fill during Saturday reaching the continent around 980 during the evening. A ridge will build just west of Niton during Sunday leaving a strong northerly flow across the area. Strong to gale force winds affects all parts on Thursday evening and into early Friday. Gales risk easing across most parts during Friday but will persist for Fitzroy and perhaps Biscay. By early Saturday a further swathe of strong to gale force winds will develop across all areas although with a lower risk of gales through the English Channel. Gales expected to continue across most areas through Sunday but should remain lighter through the English Channel

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  2. Cullercoats

    A large low, with a centre around 958 near Viking on Thursday evening will remain slow-moving into Friday morning before moving south across Forties and filling to around 970 by midnight. The low will continue to move south across the North Sea and fill during Saturday reaching the continent around 980 during the evening. The low will lose its identity during Sunday leaving a northerly flow across Cullercoats. Strong winds effecting most areas at times on Thursday evening and Friday with the highest risk of gales north of 58 north. Strong winds continuing to affect most areas at times during Saturday but the risk of gales should be mainly confined to Fair Isle. On Sunday, a swathe of more persistent strong winds is expected to develop from the north through the day with a risk of gales for Fair Isle and Viking later

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  3. Portpatrick

    A large low, with a centre around 958 near Viking on Thursday evening will remain slow-moving into Friday morning before moving south across Forties and filling to 970 by midnight. The low will continue to move south across the North Sea and fill during Saturday reaching the continent around 980 during the evening. A ridge will build just west of Portpatrick during Sunday leaving a strong northerly flow across the area. Strong to gale force winds expected across all areas on Thursday evening and into Friday. The risk of gales is expected to ease for a time across the south and west of Portpatrick on Friday before strong to gale force winds spread to all areas again later. Strong to gale force winds continuing through Saturday with a risk of severe gales at times, mainly north of 55 north. Winds remaining strong on Sunday with a continued risk of gales although winds should gradually ease across the northwest

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Last Updated at 22:35 UTC on Tuesday 27 January