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Map of extended outlook areas

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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Thu 23 Nov to 1800 UTC Sun 26 Nov Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 212300 UTC

  1. Niton

    Low 1003 expected sea area Fitzroy Thursday evening, with a generally cyclonic flow across the Niton area. Low then expected to deepen and move northeast into the English Channel by midnight Saturday, with a weak ridge in the far southwest by this time. The low then forecast to transfer northeast into the southern North Sea during Saturday with a ridge building in the west. Current expectations are for high pressure to be slow moving just to the southwest on Sunday, but with a more cyclonic flow in the far northwest by evening. Near gales in the southern North Sea on Thursday evening will moderate through the evening, then strong locally gale force winds likely to develop west of 3 West during Friday. These then forecast to moderate from the west through Saturday, but with possible gales in the southern North Sea for a time in the evening. Possible strong to gale force winds in the far northwest later on Sunday

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  2. Cullercoats

    Low 956 centred over the Norwegian Basin on Thursday evening, with a strong to gale cyclonic flow across much of the Cullercoats area. The low expected to remain slow moving and fill during Friday but with a further low expected to move northeast through the English Channel later. Low pressure then currently forecast to transfer northeast into the eastern North Sea during Saturday and remain slow moving through Sunday. Gale occasionally severe gale force winds north of 53 North on Thursday evening, becoming confined to north of 57 North by midday Friday. Gales across the north of the Cullercoats area then expected to slowly moderate from the southwest overnight and through Saturday morning. Further near gale to gale force winds may then develop in the southern North Sea on Saturday afternoon and more generally in the North Sea on Sunday

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  3. Portpatrick

    Low 956 centred over the Norwegian Basin on Thursday evening, with a strong to gale cyclonic flow across the north of the Portpatrick area. Little general change expected during Friday as the low remains slow moving and fills. On Saturday, the strong to gale cyclonic flow across the area is forecast to weaken in the west as pressure builds here. Current expectations are then for a ridge to move east through the west of the area on Sunday, but with a cyclonic flow returning to the far west by evening. Gales occasionally severe gales north of 59 N on Thursday evening are expected to persist through much of Friday, and with further gales possible in the southwest by Saturday morning. Saturday then expected to see winds slowly moderating from the west during the day, but with the chance of further gales in the west by evening

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Last Updated at 22:37 UTC on Tuesday 21 November