Met Office

Extended Outlook Forecast

1800 UTC Sat 23 Aug until 1800 UTC Tue 26 Aug

Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 212300 UTC

Portpatrick

Through Saturday evening and Sunday low pressure will lie across Scandinavia and drift slowly eastwards. A ridge of high pressure will build across the UK with another low centre in the Mid Atlantic, extending a frontal trough of low pressure across Ireland later. During Monday the low centre over Scandinavia will continue to move eastwards with the high pressure centre migrating to Fair Isle. Pressure will then fall over Southern Ireland and in the southwest approaches. A similar pressure pattern will persist through Tuesday. On Saturday evening and Sunday northwesterly winds will be occasionally strong at first in Fair Isle. Southerly or southeasterly winds will strengthen from the west in Fastnet, Shannon, Rockall and Malin, with possible occasional gales, before veering southwesterly in Fastnet and Shannon. Southeasterly winds becoming strong later in Lundy and Irish Sea. On Monday and Tuesday winds will be cyclonic occasionally strong in Lundy, Irish Sea, Fastnet, Shannon, Rockall and Malin. Occasional gales are possible

Cullercoats

Through Saturday evening and Sunday low pressure will lie across Scandinavia and drift slowly eastwards. A ridge of high pressure will build across the UK with another low centre in the Mid Atlantic, extending a frontal trough of low pressure across Ireland later. During Monday the low centre over Scandinavia will continue to move eastwards with the high pressure centre migrating to Fair Isle. Pressure will then fall over Southern Ireland and in the southwest approaches. A similar pressure pattern will persist through Tuesday. On Saturday evening and Sunday northwesterly winds will be strong at times in the North Sea, perhaps with occasional gales in Viking, North and South Utsire, Forties and Fisher, then moderating later. On Monday and Tuesday winds may be occasionally strong in Viking, North and South Utsire, Forties and Fisher

Niton

Through Saturday evening and Sunday low pressure will lie across Scandinavia and drift slowly eastwards. A ridge of high pressure will build across the UK with another low centre in the Mid Atlantic, extending a frontal trough of low pressure across Ireland later. During Monday the low centre over Scandinavia will continue to move eastwards with the high pressure centre migrating to Fair Isle. Pressure will then fall over Southern Ireland and in the southwest approaches. A similar pressure pattern will persist through Tuesday. Through Saturday evening and Sunday southerly winds will gradually strengthen from the west in Atlantic sea areas, with possible gales for a time, before veering southwesterly. Southeasterly winds becoming strong later in Plymouth, Lundy and Irish Sea. On Monday and Tuesday winds will be strong at times in Atlantic sea areas, including Plymouth, Lundy and Irish Sea, with possible occasional gales


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