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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Tue 05 May to 1800 UTC Fri 08 May Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 032300 UTC

  1. Niton

    On Tuesday evening Low 976 centred near western Scotland will dominate the weather conditions around UK waters. The low will be slow moving with little change during Wednesday, before moving to Forties 987 by early Thursday. High 1023 will be centred over France with a ridge extending northwestwards to western Sole. The low will move to southern Norway and fill 994 by midday. On Friday the low will move away eastwards, with a broad ridge of high pressure extending southeastwards across the UK. Westerly or southwesterly gales will affect all waters, and may increase to severe gale strength across Sole, Lundy, Fastnet and Shannon between midnight and early afternoon on Wednesday. Winds decreasing with gales becoming confined to Thames and Dover by early Thursday, and here winds becoming strong by the end of the night. Southeasterly gales may develop western Fitzroy on Thursday morning. On Friday strong winds will become confined to Sole and Shannon

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  2. Cullercoats

    On Tuesday evening Low 976 centred near western Scotland will dominate the weather conditions around UK waters. The low will be slow moving with little change during Wednesday, before moving to Forties 987 by early Thursday. High 1023 will be centred over France with a ridge extending northwestwards to western Sole. The low will move to southern Norway and fill 994 by midday. On Friday the low will move away eastwards, with a broad ridge of high pressure extending southeastwards across the UK. Easterly gales or severe gales will cover Viking and Fair Isle until the early hours of Wednesday morning. Later on Wednesday southwesterly gales may develop across waters south of 55 north, before decreasing to strong during Thursday morning. Later on Thursday northerly gales may affect Viking, North Utsire and Fair Isle until Friday morning. By the end of Friday strong winds will be confined to waters close to Norway

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  3. Portpatrick

    On Tuesday evening Low 976 centred near western Scotland will dominate the weather conditions around UK waters. The low will be slow moving with little change during Wednesday, before moving to Forties 987 by early Thursday. High 1023 will be centred over France with a ridge extending northwestwards to western Sole. The low will move to southern Norway and fill 994 by midday. On Friday the low will move away eastwards, with a broad ridge of high pressure extending southeastwards across the UK, with an anticyclone centred just west of Bailey 1026 Friday afternoon. Gales or severe gales will affect all waters on Tuesday night and through into Wednesday. By the end of Wednesday northerly gales will become confined to waters north of 55 north except Fair Isle. Winds slowly decreasing with a chance of northerly gales later on Thursday. Winds generally continuing to decrease overnight and during Friday strong winds will be confined to Shannon and Fair Isle

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Last Updated at 23:38 UTC on Sunday 3 May