Weather Coast and Sea
A 24 hour weather forecast for 24 UK coastal areas
There are strong wind warnings in 19 areas.
There is a gale warning in 1 area.
A very strong westerly or northwesterly airflow will continue to affect the United Kingdom during the next couple of days. Cold fronts moving southeastwards will clear the south of the United Kingdom by midday Friday, with colder and clearer conditions following.
There are gale warnings in 30 areas.
The general synopsis at 1800
Low Southeast Iceland 967 expected Norwegian Sea 974 by 1800 Friday. New high expected just west of Fitzroy 1034 by same time
The Extended Outlook aims to signpost expected hazards for the Cullercoats, Niton and Portpatrick areas for the three days beyond the 24 hour shipping forecast.
There are storm warnings in 3 areas.
The general synopsis at 18 December 20:00 UTC
At 181200UTC, low 63 north 13 west 967 expected 65 north 00 west 973 by 191200UTC. New low expected 63 north 39 west 996 by same time. High 39 north 18 west 1035, slow moving, intensifying 1037 by that time. at 181200UTC, high 49 north 44 west 1023 expected 49 north 22 west 1033 by 191200UTC. High 63 north 46 west 1006, slow moving, intensifying 1012 by same time. Lows 47 north 29 west 1012 and 63 north 24 west 965, both losing their identities