Weather Extended Outlook

Settings
Language
Map of extended outlook areas

Mapping images supplied by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

Map Key

  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Tue 17 Dec to 1800 UTC Fri 20 Dec Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 152300 UTC

  1. Niton

    During Tuesday evening low pressure 992 will lie near Shetland, with frontal trough in North Sea. A high pressure ridge will build across Britain, also with high pressure north of Iceland. A slow moving low pressure area 969 will be located west of Shannon with frontal trough extending towards Ireland. The ridge axis will move into the North Sea on Wednesday, then Scandinavia on Thursday, with low pressure 963 remaining west of Rockall through Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and troughs of low pressure spreading eastwards to affect most sea areas. On Thursday and Friday a secondary low pressure 984 will run from South Fitzroy to Britain and deepen to 971. During Tuesday evening strong winds or gales in Fitzroy, Sole and Shannon, extending eastwards through Wednesday, possibly increasing severe gale near cold front. Winds decreasing to occasionally strong Thursday morning, then increasing strong to gale later Thursday, and gale, possibly severe gales in south on Friday

    Go to top of page
  2. Cullercoats

    During Tuesday evening low pressure 992 will lie near Shetland, with frontal trough in North Sea. A high pressure ridge will build across Britain, also with high pressure north of Iceland. A slow moving low pressure area 969 will be located west of Shannon with frontal trough extending towards Ireland. The ridge axis will move into the North Sea on Wednesday, then Scandinavia on Thursday, with low pressure 963 remaining west of Rockall through Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and troughs of low pressure spreading eastwards to affect most sea areas. On Thursday and Friday a secondary low pressure 984 will run from South Fitzroy to Britain and deepen to 971. During Tuesday evening occasionally strong winds with gales expected in Shannon and Southeast Iceland. Gales will extend northwards through Wednesday, with possible severe gales near cold front. Strong winds or gales are expected on Thursday with occasional severe gales in north, then strong winds with occasional gales on Friday

    Go to top of page
  3. Portpatrick

    During Tuesday evening low pressure 992 will lie near Shetland, with frontal trough in North Sea. A high pressure ridge will build across Britain, also with high pressure north of Iceland. A slow moving low pressure area 969 will be located west of Shannon with frontal trough extending towards Ireland. The ridge axis will move into the North Sea on Wednesday, then Scandinavia on Thursday, with low pressure 963 remaining west of Rockall through Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and troughs of low pressure spreading eastwards to affect most sea areas. On Thursday and Friday a secondary low pressure 984 will run from South Fitzroy to Britain and deepen to 971. During Tuesday evening and Wednesday winds will be occasionally strong, but increase to gale in west later Wednesday. Gales will extend eastwards through Thursday, with possible severe gales ahead of frontal trough in north. Further strong winds or gales are expected on Friday

    Go to top of page

Last Updated at 11:21 UTC on Monday 16 December