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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Fri 29 Aug to 1800 UTC Mon 01 Sep Issued by the Met Office, on behalf on the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 272300 UTC

  1. Niton

    Low 995 centred over northwest Scotland on Friday evening will drift slowly north and fill, to be centred over Fair Isle by midday Saturday then losing its identity by midday Sunday. Anticyclone 1021 over Biscay and Fitzroy is expected to build northwards to be centred to the west of Brittany by midday Sunday and over Southwest England on Monday. Associated ridge of high pressure is forecast to move east into Sole and Shannon by midday Saturday, and into England and Wales during Sunday. Pressure is expected to remain generally low across the much of the Iberian Peninsular throughout the forecast period. Strong winds over Shannon on Friday evening will moderate by midnight Saturday but may become strong again for a time on Sunday morning. Elsewhere, winds are expected to remain below strong limits in the Niton area throughout this forecast period

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  2. Cullercoats

    Low 995 centred over northwest Scotland on Friday evening will drift slowly north and fill, to be centred over Fair Isle by midday Saturday then losing its identity by midday Sunday. A further large but filling area of low pressure is expected to move northeast across Iceland on Monday. A ridge of high pressure is expected over the western English Channel by midday Saturday, extending across much of England and Wales by midday Sunday. High pressure is then likely to extend northeast through central and southern parts of the North Sea on Monday, but with a trough expected to move southwest through German Bight during the day. Occasionally strong winds over Viking, North Utsire, and Fair Isle on Friday evening will moderate on Saturday morning. Further strong winds are likely in Fair Isle early on Monday, these then transferring east through Viking and North Utsire during the day

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  3. Portpatrick

    Low 995 centred over northwest Scotland on Friday evening will drift slowly north and fill, to be centred over Fair Isle by midday Saturday then losing its identity by midday Sunday. A further large but filling area of low pressure is expected to move northeast across Iceland on Monday. A ridge of high pressure is forecast to move east into Shannon and Rockall on Saturday afternoon, and be lying through much of England and Wales by midday Sunday. By the middle of Monday, the ridge is likely to cover much of the Portpatrick area south of Hebrides, with frontal troughs affecting more northern parts. Winds are expected to strengthen through Shannon, Rockall, Bailey, and Southeast Iceland on Sunday morning, perhaps reaching near gale force for a time around midday in Bailey. Gales are likely to develop in Bailey and Southeast Iceland on Monday morning, perhaps extending east into Faeroes during the afternoon

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Last Updated at 23:36 UTC on Wednesday 27 August