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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Sun 05 Jul to 1800 UTC Wed 08 Jul Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 032300 UTC

  1. Niton

    On Sunday evening a ridge of high pressure lies across the Bay of Biscay and the English Channel. A large slow- moving low lies centred 995 approximately 55N 20W, bringing cyclonic conditions to northwestern Niton, bringing strong winds to Sole and Shannon, and the far northwest of Fitzroy. Overnight Sunday and during Monday the low moves slowly east, allowing strong winds to spread to Portland, Plymouth, Fitzroy, Lundy, Fastnet, Irish Sea. The ridge of high pressure persists over Biscay and the English Channel. Overnight Monday and during Tuesday the low continues to move east and begins to fill, with strong winds easing across Niton. Ridge conditions persist across the Bay of Biscay. Overnight Tuesday the low moves east and begins to deepen again, moving into the northern North Sea by early Wednesday, then continues to deepen and move east during Wednesday. Elsewhere the ridge of high pressure persists over the Bay of Biscay, and begins to build into the English Channel and SW Approaches

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  2. Cullercoats

    On Sunday evening a ridge of high pressure lies across the whole of Cullercoats. A large slow-moving low lies centred 995 approximately 55N 20W. Overnight Sunday and during Monday the low moves slowly east. The ridge of high pressure strengthens across the North Sea, with strong winds developing at times in Fisher. Overnight Monday and during Tuesday the low continues to move east and begins to fill, displacing the ridge of high pressure over the North Sea, with strong winds spreading into Viking and Fair Isle. Overnight Tuesday the low moves east and begins to deepen again, moving into the northern North Sea by early Wednesday, then continues to deepen and move east during Wednesday. Strong winds persist in Viking and Fair Isle, and spread across the whole North Sea during Wednesday, with gales possible in Forties, Dogger, Fisher and German Bight. Elsewhere the ridge of high pressure persists across the English Channel

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  3. Portpatrick

    On Sunday evening a large slow-moving low lies centred 995 approximately 55N 20W, bringing cyclonic conditions to Portpatrick, with strong winds in Shannon, Rockall, Bailey and SE Iceland. Overnight Sunday and during Monday the low moves slowly east, allowing strong winds to persist, as well as spread to Lundy, Fastnet, Irish Sea, Malin and Hebrides. Overnight Monday and during Tuesday the low continues to move east and begins to fill, centred 1000 southern Bailey by midday Tuesday, with strong winds easing in most areas, but persisting in Bailey and SE Iceland, and spreading east into Fair Isle and Faeroes, with gales possible in SE Iceland. Overnight Tuesday the low moves east and begins to deepen again, moving into the northern North Sea by early Wednesday, then continues to deepen and move east during Wednesday. Strong winds persist in Fair Isle, Faeroes and SE Iceland. A westerly Atlantic flow prevails across other areas, though strong winds are not expected

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Last Updated at 22:39 UTC on Friday 3 July