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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Wed 19 Jun to 1800 UTC Sat 22 Jun Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 172300 UTC

  1. Niton

    On Wednesday evening low pressure centres are likely to be located to the northwest of the Outer Hebrides and in the middle of the North Sea. While high pressure lies, 1020, west of Fitzroy. Overnight these lows to move away north/northeast into the Norwegian basin as the ridge of high pressure transits east into Fitzroy. High pressure is then expected to be located to the west of Brittany at midday on Friday. This then expected to transit east into the southern North Sea for Saturday as a low pressure system spreads into the East Central section of the North Atlantic. Strong or near gale force winds are initially possible across Thames, clearing away northeastwards during Wednesday evening. No further significant winds are likely until Friday night, when near gale force winds are expected to spread into the west of Niton, continuing through Saturday

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  2. Cullercoats

    On Wednesday evening low pressure centres are likely to be located northwest of the Outer Hebrides and in the middle of the North Sea. Overnight and through Thursday these lows are expected to move north/northeast into the Norwegian basin as high pressure begins to build across the far southwest of the UK. By midday Friday high pressure is forecast to be centred west of Brittany. This is then expected to transit northeast, reaching German Bight by midday Saturday. Throughout Friday and Saturday low pressure remains to the north of Cullercoats in the Norwegian Sea. Areas of fog on Wednesday evening, will steadily clear from the west through Thursday. Strong winds are likely across the far southeast of Cullercoats on Wednesday evening, these transiting east into German Bight and Fisher, before clearing on Thursday afternoon. Further strong or near gale force winds may be possible at times in the east of Fisher and South Utsire on Friday

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  3. Portpatrick

    On Wednesday evening low pressure is likely to be centred to the northwest of the Outer Hebrides and over the central North Sea. Overnight and through Thursday this low is expected to move north into the Norwegian Basin as high pressure builds across the far southwest of the UK. By midday Friday high pressure is forecast to be centred to the west of Brittany. This is expected to transit northeast, reaching German Bight by midday Saturday. Meanwhile a small low pressure system is likely to form over Iceland. Strong winds are likely across the west of Portpatrick on Wednesday night, but these gradually clearing eastward during the day on Thursday. No further significant winds are then likely in the forecast area until Saturday when further strong or near gale force winds are possible in the far southwest of the area

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Last Updated at 13:21 UTC on Tuesday 18 June