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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Tue 28 Feb to 1800 UTC Fri 03 Mar Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 262300 UTC

  1. Niton

    On Tuesday evening a complex area of low pressure 973 will be centred in the North Sea and across the UK with low pressure centres developing in western Atlantic sea areas. High pressure centres will lie across Iceland and across Spain and Russia. A similar pressure pattern will persist through Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with small low pressure running towards Ireland and Britain. Low pressure centres in the North Sea will tend to drift northwards through the period. A deep area of low pressure 970 may become centred in Fitzroy by Friday evening. On Tuesday evening and Wednesday winds will be occasionally strong in all sea areas with occasional gales in the English Channel and Atlantic sea areas. Similar strength winds will persist through Thursday, with gales also possible in Irish Sea, but perhaps moderating in South Biscay and South Fitzroy. Winds will tend to moderate in the north on Friday, but becoming strong to gale in Biscay, and gale or severe gale in Fitzroy

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  2. Cullercoats

    On Tuesday evening a complex area of low pressure 973 will be centred in the North Sea and across the UK with low pressure centres developing in western Atlantic sea areas. High pressure centres will lie across Iceland and across Spain and Russia. A similar pressure pattern will persist through Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with small low pressure running towards Ireland and Britain. Low pressure centres in the North Sea will tend to drift northwards through the period. A deep area of low pressure 970 may become centred in Fitzroy by Friday evening. On Tuesday evening and Wednesday winds will be strong at times in all sea areas, with possible gales for a time in Diver and Wight, and Fair Isle. Similar winds are forecast for Thursday, generally strong at times, but with possible gales in Dover and Wight, and Viking and Fair Isle. Winds will start occasionally strong on Friday, but tend to moderate

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  3. Portpatrick

    On Tuesday evening a complex area of low pressure 973 will be centred in the North Sea and across the UK with low pressure centres developing in western Atlantic sea areas. High pressure centres will lie across Iceland and across Spain and Russia. A similar pressure pattern will persist through Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with small low pressure running towards Ireland and Britain. Low pressure centres in the North Sea will tend to drift northwards through the period. A deep area of low pressure 970 may become centred in Fitzroy by Friday evening. On Tuesday evening and Wednesday winds will be occasionally strong with occasional gales in Lundy, Fastnet and Shannon, and Fair Isle, Faeroes and Southeast Iceland. Gales may extend to Biscay later Wednesday. Similar strength winds are expected on Thursday, with gales also possibly extending to Irish Sea and Malin. Winds will tend to moderate in the south on Friday, but continue strong to gale in Faeroes and Southeast Iceland

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Last Updated at 22:36 UTC on Sunday 26 February