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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Thu 24 Jul to 1800 UTC Sun 27 Jul Issued by the Met Office, on behalf on the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 222300 UTC

  1. Niton

    On Thursday evening, an anticyclone, centred 1030 over the Norwegian Basin, is expected to maintain a ridge of high pressure across the British Isles. A col area lies across Fitzroy and Sole, while a slow-moving shallow low, 1008, is centred over south Biscay. The anticyclone gradually declines and moves north during Friday and into Saturday, although the ridge of high pressure is maintained across the British Isles. The shallow low over south Biscay remains slow-moving, but deepens slightly to become a broad feature covering Biscay, Fitzroy and Sole. During Saturday and into Sunday another shallow slow- moving low develops over the southern the North Sea, centred 1012 south German Bight by midday Sunday, covering Thames, Dover and Wight. Southeast Fitzroy, strong winds expected at times late Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with risk gales for a time south of Cape Finisterre until later Friday. Strong winds possible late Thursday, Friday in Thames, Dover, Wight and in Irish Sea Saturday and Sunday

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  2. Cullercoats

    On Thursday evening an anticyclone, centred 1030 over the Norwegian Basin, is expected to maintain a ridge of high pressure across the North Sea and the British Isles. This anticyclone gradually declines and moves north during Friday and into Saturday, although the ridge of high pressure is expected to be maintained across the North Sea and the British Isles. During Saturday and into Sunday, a shallow slow-moving low develops over the southern half of the North Sea, centred 1012 south German Bight by midday Sunday, covering Dogger, Fisher, German Bight, Humber, Thames, Dover and Wight. Strong northeasterly winds are possible through Thames, Dover and Wight late Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Strong northwesterly winds possible Sunday in Forties, Cromarty, Forth, Tyne, Dogger and Fair Isle. Risk of extensive fog late Thursday to late Saturday in central and northwestern North Sea areas

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  3. Portpatrick

    On Thursday evening an anticyclone, around 1030, is expected to be centred over the Norwegian Basin, maintaining a ridge of high pressure across the North Sea, British Isles, Bailey, Faeroes and Southeast Iceland. The anticyclone over the Norwegian Basin gradually declines and moves north during Friday and into Saturday, leaving a slack pressure regime across Rockall, Malin, Hebrides, Bailey, Faeroes and Southeast Iceland by late Saturday, although the ridge of high pressure is maintained across the North Sea and the majority of the British Isles. Strong westerly winds are possible in Fair Isle, Faeroes and Southeast Iceland on Sunday as a deep area of low pressure develops over the far north of the Norwegian Basin. Occasional strong winds possible far north of Southeast Iceland Friday and Saturday. Further strong winds developing Bailey, Fair Isle and Southeast Iceland Sunday. There is a risk extensive fog in Fair Isle, Faeroes late Thursday to early Saturday

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Last Updated at 23:41 UTC on Tuesday 22 July