Met Office

Extended outlook

2000 UTC Sunday 24 February to 2000 UTC Wednesday 27 February 2019

Issued by the Met Office, on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, at 222030 UTC

Cullercoats

During Sunday evening and Monday an area of high pressure 1040 will lie across Europe with a ridge extending to southern Britain. A deep low pressure area 956 will lie southwest of Iceland on Sunday evening, and then slowly fill through Monday. However, another deepening low pressure area will move northwards towards Iceland through Monday, then move away eastwards towards Scandinavia through Tuesday. The ridge axis from the European high pressure area will extend towards Iceland later Tuesday and through Wednesday, with a deep low pressure areas lying over Siberia and another deep low pressure area in mid-Atlantic. During Sunday evening and Monday winds will be occasionally strong in northern sea areas. Strong winds are expected in the north later on Tuesday and on Wednesday morning, with possible gales in the far north, before moderating later Wednesday. Fog banks are possible at times in southern and central areas where winds fall light

Niton

During Sunday evening and Monday an area of high pressure 1040 will lie across Europe with a ridge extending to southern Britain. A deep low pressure area 956 will lie southwest of Iceland on Sunday evening, and then slowly fill through Monday. However, another deepening low pressure area will move northwards towards Iceland through Monday, then move away eastwards towards Scandinavia through Tuesday. The ridge axis from the European high pressure area will extend towards Iceland later Tuesday and through Wednesday, with a deep low pressure areas lying over Siberia and another deep low pressure area in mid-Atlantic. During Sunday evening and Monday southerly winds will be occasionally strong in the west, with possible gales on Monday in West Sole and Shannon, but moderating later. Occasionally strong winds are possible in Fitzroy, West Sole and Shannon on Tuesday and Wednesday. Areas of fog may form where winds fall light

Portpatrick

During Sunday evening and Monday an area of high pressure 1040 will lie across Europe with a ridge extending to southern Britain. A deep low pressure area 956 will lie southwest of Iceland on Sunday evening, and then slowly fill through Monday. However, another deepening low pressure area will move northwards towards Iceland through Monday, then move away eastwards towards Scandinavia through Tuesday. The ridge axis from the European high pressure area will extend towards Iceland later Tuesday and through Wednesday, with a deep low pressure areas lying over Siberia and another deep low pressure area in mid-Atlantic. During Sunday evening and Monday southerly winds will be strong to gale in Atlantic sea areas, but moderating to occasionally strong in the south on Tuesday. Gales or severe gales are possible in the north on Tuesday, perhaps with storms for a time in Southeast Iceland. Winds will moderate on Wednesday, remaining occasionally strong in south