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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Thu 21 Sep to 1800 UTC Sun 24 Sep Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 192300 UTC

  1. Niton

    Frontal trough moving east through the eastern English Channel on Thursday evening, with a ridge of high pressure extending northeast across the south and west of the Niton area. High pressure then expected to transfer northeast through northern France on Friday with a ridge persisting in the far south, but with a deepening Atlantic low bring frontal troughs to the west of the forecast area. Frontal troughs then expected to move slowly east through Saturday but with a ridge persisting in the far south and east. Current expectations are for pressure to remain high in the south of the Niton area on Sunday, but with further frontal troughs affecting northwestern parts. Strong to gale force winds expected to develop north of 47 N in the northwest overnight Thursday, but moderating from the west through Friday morning. Further gales or severe gales then likely to develop in the northwest on Friday evening but slowly moderating from the southwest through Saturday

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  2. Cullercoats

    Shallow low 1010 sea area Forties on Thursday evening with frontal troughs moving east into the forecast area. Frontal trough then expected to transfer slowly east into the eastern North Sea during Friday with a weak ridge following to the southern North Sea and English Channel. High pressure then forecast to move northeast into the far east of the Cullercoats area on Saturday, with pressure falling in the west later. Current expectations then for a ridge to persist in the far east through Sunday but with frontal troughs edging east into the west and north of the area. Strong to near gale force winds expected in the far northeast on Thursday night, but these moderating from the west through Friday morning. Winds then becoming strong at times north of 57 N later on Friday and more generally here though Saturday, with gales for a time in the far north. Winds then currently expected to moderate from the southwest through Sunday

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  3. Portpatrick

    Weak ridge of high pressure in the far southwest of the area on Thursday evening but with a generally cyclonic flow elsewhere, and with low 1000 moving east towards sea area Shannon. This low transferring northeast and filling through Friday, but with a deep Atlantic low developing to the west of the forecast area. Low then moving north on Saturday, with associated frontal troughs moving northeast through the Portpatrick area. Pressure then expected to rise through Sunday, but with a generally cyclonic flow likely to persist. Strong to gale force winds expected to develop in the far south on Thursday evening, transferring northeast and moderating during Friday. Gales or severe gales then expected in the west on Friday evening, spreading northeast through much of the forecast area on Saturday, but moderating in the far south later. Winds then currently expected to moderate more generally from the southwest on Sunday

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Last Updated at 23:37 UTC on Tuesday 19 September