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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Wed 01 Apr to 1800 UTC Sat 04 Apr Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 302300 UTC

  1. Niton

    Pressure is expected to remain relatively low across Scandinavia and the Iceland area through most of the period with high pressure persisting over Fitzroy and the south of Biscay. By midday on Thursday a trough of low pressure is expected to move eastwards into Bailey, Rockall and Shannon, then across the British Isles by midnight on Friday with a low forming over northwest Scotland. This low then moves quickly southeast into the southern North Sea and then away into Germany during Friday. During Saturday an area of high pressure is expected to build from the southwest across Shannon and Sole. Strong west to northwest winds are expected to affect areas north of 48 north on Wednesday evening with winds easing for a time on Thursday, but further strong west to northwest winds are expected to develop north of 48 north later on Thursday and during Friday before easing again early on Saturday

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  2. Cullercoats

    Pressure is expected to remain relatively low across Scandinavia and the Iceland area through most of the period. By midday on Thursday a trough of low pressure is expected to move eastwards into Bailey, Rockall and Shannon, then across the British Isles by midnight on Friday with a low forming over northwest Scotland. This low then moves quickly southeast into the southern North Sea and then away into Germany during Friday. During Saturday an area of high pressure is expected to build from the southwest across Shannon and Sole. Strong west to northwest winds are expected to affect all areas on Wednesday evening with gales likely in the north and east of the region. Winds are expected to ease from the west during Friday, but further strong, west to northwest winds are expected to develop over Thames, Dover and Wight during Friday before easing early on Saturday

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  3. Portpatrick

    Pressure is expected to remain relatively low across Scandinavia and the Iceland area through most of the period. By midday on Thursday a trough of low pressure is expected to move eastwards into Bailey, Rockall and Shannon, then across the British Isles by midnight on Friday with a low forming over northwest Scotland. This low then moves quickly southeast into the southern North Sea and then away into Germany during Friday. During Saturday an area of high pressure is expected to build from the southwest across Shannon and Sole. Strong west to northwest winds are expected to affect Lundy, Fastnet, Irish Sea, Shannon, Fair Isle and Faeroes on Wednesday evening with gales likely in Fair Isle. Winds easing for a time early on Thursday, but further strong, mainly west to northwest winds are expected to develop over all areas except Fair Isle during Thursday and Friday. Winds easing in all areas except Bailey and South-East Iceland during Saturday

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Last Updated at 23:36 UTC on Monday 30 March