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

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  • dark blue Niton
  • purple Cullercoats
  • dark green Portpatrick

Extended Outlooks 1800 UTC Wed 18 Sep to 1800 UTC Sat 21 Sep Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 162300 UTC

  1. Niton

    Wednesday evening, high pressure lies centred Irish Sea 1031 with a weak front lying to the northwest of UK. Shallow low lies over the Iberian Peninsula. On Thursday the high starts to decline to the southeast, to be centred 1028 sea area Thames, with a ridge extended northwestwards across the UK. The front to the north moves into the Norwegian Basin as pressure begins to decline in the far west. The high declines into the continent on Friday, extending a ridge across the North Sea. At the same time pressure continues to decline in the west with a strong northwesterly flow developing across the UK. The ridge of high pressure across the North Sea continues to decline east on Saturday, as a low pushes into Shannon. No significant winds expected through Wednesday and Thursday. Gales then possible for a time in Shannon on Friday and then perhaps for Sole and Fitzroy on Saturday

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  2. Cullercoats

    On Wednesday evening, high pressure lies centred Irish Sea 1031 with a weak front lying to the northwest of UK. A shallow low lies over the Iberian Peninsula. On Thursday the high starts to decline to the southeast, to be centred 1028 sea area Thames, with a ridge extended northwestwards across the UK. The front to the north moves into the Norwegian Basin as pressure begins to decline in the far west. The high declines into the continent on Friday, extending a ridge across the North Sea. At the same time, pressure continues to decline in the west with a strong northwesterly flow developing across the UK . The ridge of high pressure across the North Sea continues to decline east on Saturday, as a low pushes into the west of UK waters. High pressure is expected to dominate the Cullercoats region throughout the forecast period, with no gales expected

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  3. Portpatrick

    Wednesday evening, high pressure centred Irish Sea 1031 with a weak front lying to the northwest of UK. Shallow low lies over the Iberian Peninsula. On Thursday the high starts to decline to the southeast, to be centred 1028 sea area Thames, with a ridge extended northwestwards across the UK. The front to the north moves into the Norwegian Basin as pressure begins to decline in the far west. The high declines into the continent on Friday, extending a ridge across the North Sea. At the same time pressure continues to decline in the west with a strong northwesterly flow developing across the UK. The ridge of high pressure across the North Sea continues to decline east on Saturday, as a low pushes into Shannon. No significant winds expected through Wednesday and Thursday. Gales are possible for Shannon and Rockall at first Friday, easing Shannon and then developing Bailey, Hebrides and Malin later. Gales easing all areas on Saturday

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Last Updated at 01:21 UTC on Tuesday 17 September