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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Thu 01 Sep to 1800 UTC Sun 04 Sep Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 302300 UTC

  1. Niton

    During Thursday evening a ridge of high pressure will extend from the Azores High, across Niton and into Continental Europe, with lower pressure across the north Atlantic Ocean. During Friday, low pressure will move east, to be 999 west of Shannon by midnight, with high pressure continuing to dominate elsewhere. On Saturday, this low will continue northeast, briefly deepening to 996, before moving east to be centred 999 south Scotland by midnight as a filling feature. A ridge of high pressure follows this system, extending north from Niton, to the west of Ireland. The low continues moving east to be centred 1006 Denmark by Sunday evening, with high pressure remaining across Niton. However a further broad Atlantic low will develop to the west of Shannon. Winds will be generally light, however strong winds are likely northwest Shannon throughout, and all areas north of 46N during Saturday with a risk of gales

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  2. Cullercoats

    During Thursday evening a ridge of high pressure will extend from the Azores High, across Continental Europe and across much of the Cullercoats region. A broad area of low pressure will be situated across northern Scandinavia, whilst a weak ridge of high pressure will extend to the northwest of Cullercoats towards Iceland. During Friday and Saturday, high pressure will persist across Cullercoats region, whilst Atlantic low pressure systems are likely to develop to the north and west of the UK, moving northeast. By midnight Sunday, a low pressure centre 998 is expected to be situated over south Scotland, moving east. This continues into North Sea during Sunday, to be centred 1006 Denmark by the evening, with a ridge extending north across the UK. Winds are expected to remain light across Cullercoats during much of the period, however strong winds are expected to develop during Sunday, with the risk of gales south of 54N

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  3. Portpatrick

    During Thursday evening a ridge of high pressure will extend from the Azores High, into Continental Europe, with low pressure to the west of Portpatrick. A weak ridge of high pressure will extend from the Hebrides to Iceland. During Friday, low pressure will move east, to be 996 west of Rockall by midnight, and extending south to the west of Shannon. On Saturday, this extension will move northeast, briefly deepening to 996, before moving east to be centred 999 south Scotland by midnight as a filling feature. A ridge of high pressure follows this system, extending north to the west of Ireland, with a slack flow across northern and western Portpatrick. The low continues clearing east during Sunday, with high pressure following, however a further broad Atlantic low will develop west of Shannon. Strong winds are possible south of 60N Thursday. Strong winds and gales are then possible south of 55N Saturday, easing Sunday morning

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Last Updated at 23:37 UTC on Tuesday 30 August