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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Tue 31 Mar to 1800 UTC Fri 03 Apr Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 292300 UTC

  1. Niton

    An area of low pressure to the west of Norway on Tuesday evening will migrate across Scandinavia and the Baltic to Russia through Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure will build over the UK and Iceland as another low centre develops to the south of Greenland. This low centre will move to lie near Iceland on Thursday with an associated trough extension developing a low centre over the UK. The low pressure area over the UK will slowly extend into the Low Countries on Friday. On Tuesday evening strong to gale westerly winds are expected in most sea areas, but occasionally strong in Biscay, Fitzroy and Sole. Winds will slowly moderate through Wednesday, although strong northerly winds will develop later in South Fitzroy. Winds will increase to occasionally strong in all sea areas, except Thames and Dover, through Thursday, with occasional gales in Shannon. Winds will be occasionally strong on Friday

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  2. Cullercoats

    An area of low pressure to the west of Norway on Tuesday evening will migrate across Scandinavia and the Baltic to Russia through Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure will build over the UK and Iceland as another low centre develops to the south of Greenland. This low centre will move to lie near Iceland on Thursday with an associated trough extension developing a low centre over the UK. The low pressure area over the UK will slowly extend into the Low Countries on Friday. On Tuesday evening and Wednesday northwesterly winds will be strong to gale in all sea areas with severe gales in the North Sea for a time. Northwesterly winds will slowly moderate through Thursday, although with strong southerly winds developing in the west later, and gales in Fair Isle. Strong to gale winds will develop in the North Sea on Friday with strong winds in the English Channel

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  3. Portpatrick

    An area of low pressure to the west of Norway on Tuesday evening will migrate across Scandinavia and the Baltic to Russia through Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure will build over the UK and Iceland as another low centre develops to the south of Greenland. This low centre will move to lie near Iceland on Thursday with an associated trough extension developing a low centre over the UK. The low pressure area over the UK will slowly extend into the Low Countries on Friday. On Tuesday evening northwesterly winds will be strong to gale with severe gales in Rockall, Malin Hebrides and Bailey. Winds will steadily moderate through Wednesday, although continuing strong in Fair Isle. Winds will increase again on Thursday to strong to gale in Atlantic sea areas, and strong in Lundy, Fastnet and Irish Sea. Winds continuing at similar levels through Friday

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Last Updated at 23:35 UTC on Sunday 29 March