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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Tue 27 Jan to 1800 UTC Fri 30 Jan Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 252300 UTC

  1. Niton

    Throughout high pressure remains slow moving centred over the Azores. An area of low pressure, initially multi- centred and stretching from the west of Iceland, across Iceland and over the Norwegian Sea, will move southeastwards through the period. By midday Friday the low pressure centres are expected to amalgamate into one centre; this currently expected to reach the North Sea, pressure around 970. North of 48N Tuesday night strong to near gale force winds become widespread, with gales developing across Shannon. Wednesday north of 50N, and also Thursday north of 45N, near gales or gales, perhaps isolated severe gales across Shannon. To the south of 50N Wednesday, and the south of 45N Thursday; generally strong to near gale force winds, except for southern Fitzroy on Wednesday. Thursday night gales cease, leaving strong or near gale force winds across the entire Niton region. Friday little change, although there is a chance of occasional gales returning through the afternoon across Fitzroy and Sole

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  2. Cullercoats

    Throughout the period high pressure remains slow moving centred over the Azores. An area of low pressure, initially multi-centred and stretching from the west of Iceland, across Iceland and over the Norwegian Sea, will move southeastwards through the period. By midday Friday the area of low pressure is currently expected to amalgamate into one centre, reaching the North Sea, pressure around 970. This brings increasingly cold air across the Cullercoats region. Tuesday night strong to near gale force winds extend south across the while region, then occasional gales develop Wednesday. Wednesday night gales cease to the north of 56N. Thursday remaining gales cease, leaving strong to near gale force winds across the region, except across the far northeast of the North Sea where winds abate. Friday strong to near gale force winds are likely to persist across the far west of Fair Isle, while ceasing elsewhere

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  3. Portpatrick

    Throughout high pressure remains slow moving centred over the Azores. An area of low pressure, initially multi- centred and stretching from the west of Iceland, across Iceland and over the Norwegian Sea, will move southeastwards through the period. By midday Friday the low pressure centres are expected to amalgamate into one centre; this currently expected to reach the North Sea, pressure around 970. Gales or severe gales develop across many western areas Tuesday night into Wednesday, but not across South-East Iceland until Wednesday night, with the severe gales especially across Rockall. Meanwhile Wednesday near gales or gales develop across many remaining eastern parts of the region. Thursday severe gales become isolated across western areas, while near gales or gales affect many other parts of the region. Friday gales become confined to the north of the region. Risk of occasional slight icing across the western half of South-East Iceland from Wednesday night into Thursday

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Last Updated at 22:38 UTC on Sunday 25 January