wedge of high pressure

wedge of high pressure

A pressure system dividing two low-pressure areas. It may also be indicated by isobars extending from a high. It is always rounded and never V-shaped, as sometimes occurs in a trough of low pressure. Also known as a tongue of high pressure or a ridge of high pressure
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The UK will be squeezed between a wedge of high pressure to the west and a low in the east.