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Cullercoats

On Thursday evening the low centre, 953, of Storm Christoph will be positioned in the North Sea, likely within Forties. This weather system will dominate the extended outlook period as it very slowly migrates northwards. The low will steadily fill throughout, becoming 980 by Sunday evening as it remains close to the northern coast of Norway. A secondary Low, 977, centred in the North Atlantic on Thursday evening will also make slow progress northeastward through Friday with a Col developing to the northeast. This low will fill and split into several small lows which will track east toward the Celtic Sea and English Channel Areas through Saturday and into Sunday. Strong winds are expected throughout Cullercoats from Thursday until Saturday. Gales and severe gales are also possible through Thursday evening and early Friday, mainly Forties, Fischer and S.Utsire. Winds will then become generally light with some strong gusts across Coastal parts of eastern Scotland


Niton

On Thursday evening the low centre, 953, of Storm Christoph will be positioned in the North Sea, likely within Forties. This weather system will dominate the extended outlook period as it very slowly migrates northwards. The low will steadily fill throughout, becoming 980 by Sunday evening as it remains close to the northern coast of Norway. A secondary Low, 977, centred in the North Atlantic on Thursday evening will also make slow progress northeastward through Friday with a Col developing to the northeast. This low will fill and split into several small lows which will track east toward the Celtic Sea and English Channel Areas through Saturday and into Sunday. Spells of strong winds are possible through the Southwest Approaches on Thursday, then again on Friday into English Channel Areas and the Celtic Sea. Winds will tend to become light from Saturday onward


Portpatrick

On Thursday evening the low centre, 953, of Storm Christoph will be positioned in the North Sea, likely within Forties. This weather system will dominate the extended outlook period as it very slowly migrates northwards. The low will steadily fill throughout, becoming 980 by Sunday evening as it remains close to the northern coast of Norway. A secondary Low, 977, centred in the North Atlantic on Thursday evening will also make slow progress northeastward through Friday with a Col developing to the northeast. This low will fill and split into several small lows which will track east toward the Celtic Sea and English Channel Areas through Saturday and into Sunday. Strong winds are likely initially on Thursday evening and Friday morning, especially across Southeast Iceland, Faeroes and Bailey. Gust to gale force are possible through the same period, but these mainly confined to Faeroes and Fair Isle. Winds will tend to become light from Saturday onward