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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Thu 02 Apr to 1800 UTC Sun 05 Apr Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 312300 UTC

  1. Niton

    On Thursday evening a trough of low pressure is expected to lie from the south of Iceland to Bailey to western parts of Ireland, moving eastwards. A low, 1006, is expected to develop on the trough over Scotland early on Friday and then move quickly southeast into the southern North Sea and then away into Germany by Friday evening. A ridge of high pressure over Sole on Friday evening is expected to build northeast over the British Isles during Saturday and Sunday. Strong west to northwest winds affecting Sole, Fastnet and Shannon on Thursday evening are expected to extend east to all areas north of 48 north early on Friday and then ease from the west early on Saturday. Occasional strong east to southeast winds developing over the south of Fitzroy early on Saturday are expected to extend north over Biscay, the rest of Fitzroy, Sole and Shannon during Sunday

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  2. Cullercoats

    On Thursday evening a trough of low pressure is expected to lie from the south of Iceland to Bailey to western parts of Ireland, moving eastwards. A low, 1006, is expected to develop on the trough over Scotland early on Friday and then move quickly southeast into the southern North Sea and then away into Germany by Friday evening. A ridge of high pressure over Sole on Friday evening is expected to build northeast over the British Isles during Saturday and Sunday. Strong northwest winds over eastern parts of the North Sea on Thursday evening are expected to ease early on Saturday. Strong, mainly west to northwest winds are expected to develop over Thames, Dover and Wight for a time on Friday before easing early on Saturday. No further hazards are expected during the rest of the period

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  3. Portpatrick

    On Thursday evening a trough of low pressure is expected to lie from the south of Iceland to Bailey to western parts of Ireland, moving eastwards. A low, 1006, is expected to develop on the trough over Scotland early on Friday and then move quickly southeast into the southern North Sea and then away into Germany by Friday evening. A ridge of high pressure over Sole on Friday evening is expected to build northeast over the British Isles during Saturday and Sunday. Strong, mainly west to northwest winds over Fastnet, Shannon, Rockall, Malin, Hebrides, Bailey and South-East Iceland on Thursday evening are expected to extend southeast to Lundy and Irish Sea early on Friday and then ease from the southwest later on Friday and early on Saturday. Strong south to southeast winds are expected to develop over Shannon, Rockall, Bailey and South-East Iceland during Sunday

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Last Updated at 23:37 UTC on Tuesday 31 March