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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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Issued at: 1100 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Forecast summary

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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for South West England

Breezy but mild, with spells of sunshine for most.

Today:

A murky start for some this morning, though any low cloud or mist will soon clear to allow spells of sunshine for most. However, the skies will slowly cloud over from the west during the late afternoon. Feeling mild. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

It will remain dry at first tonight, though cloud will slowly feed in from the west overnight, with outbreaks of rain arriving into the far west towards dawn. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Thursday:

Rain, sometimes heavy, will spread across south-west England tomorrow morning, clearing to the east to leave cloudy skies and patchy drizzle for the rest of the day. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Turning cooler with early morning rain clearing on Friday to leave sunny spells. Meanwhile, largely cloudy on Saturday with further rain, clearing to sunshine on Sunday.

Updated at: 0301 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain for some today. Sunny spells in the south later.

Today:

Low cloud, fog and hill fog in the south-east will tend to lift and break, allowing some sunshine here later. Meanwhile, windy but generally cloudy in the north, with a band of rain slowly spreading south-eastwards into central parts.

Tonight:

Occasional rain, heavy at times, across Wales, parts of northern and south-west England overnight. Otherwise, mostly dry with clear spells in the south and east. Very windy in the north.

Thursday:

Rain, sometimes heavy, clearing Wales, central and northern England during the morning, leaving cloudy skies with patchy drizzle in the south. Breezy, but drier and brighter in the north.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Turning cooler with spells of rain for most on Friday and Saturday, though some sunshine too. Windy in the north with showers at times. More settled on Sunday.

Updated at: 0246 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 12 Dec 2016 to Wednesday 21 Dec 2016:

It will turn wetter in the northwest on Monday with a risk of local gales. It'll be generally dry and bright for most, but patchy overnight frost and fog are likely in the southeast. Through the week, further periods of wet and windy weather are expected to move across the UK. The most unsettled conditions are likely across the north and west with drier and brighter weather for southern and eastern areas. By mid December there will probably be some longer, drier spells between the wet weather, perhaps heralding a change to something generally more settled. It will also be fairly mild initially but temperatures are likely to return closer to normal, although passing weather systems may raise them at times.

Updated at: 1137 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 22 Dec 2016 to Thursday 5 Jan 2017:

Whilst there is a good deal of uncertainty for this period, it is most likely that more settled conditions may dominate associated with high pressure affecting the UK. If the pressure does build, then we can expect drier than average conditions for most areas with lighter winds. Temperatures are also then likely to be below average with an increased risk of frost and fog, especially where skies remain clear overnight. There will probably also be some milder, unsettled interludes though, and as we head into the New Year this may become more of a feature in our weather.

Updated at: 1137 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Mounts Bay - Penzance (Beach) tide times

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Newlyn)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:46 1.9
High 09:37 4.8
Low 16:24 1.8
High 22:11 4.5

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Newlyn)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:54 2.0
High 10:46 4.8
Low 17:34 1.8
High 23:27 4.6

Friday's tide times

(local port - Newlyn)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:09 1.9
High 12:00 4.8
Low 18:47 1.6

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Newlyn)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:39 4.8
Low 07:21 1.7
High 13:08 5.1
Low 19:53 1.4

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Newlyn)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:43 5.1
Low 08:24 1.4
High 14:09 5.3
Low 20:52 1.1

Monday's tide times

(local port - Newlyn)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:39 5.4
Low 09:22 1.1
High 15:04 5.5
Low 21:48 0.9

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Mounts Bay - Penzance (Beach)

Mounts Bay - Penzance (Beach) Mounts Bay - Penzance (Beach) – Sunny intervals 50.1263 -5.5181
Plymouth Plymouth – Sunny day 50.3713 -4.1348
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Sunny intervals 51.0777 -4.0571
Exeter Exeter – Sunny day 50.7179 -3.5327
Pembroke Pembroke – Cloudy 51.6731 -4.9084
Swansea Swansea – Sunny intervals 51.621 -3.9424
Cardiff Cardiff – Sunny day 51.4812 -3.1778
Yeovil Yeovil – Sunny intervals 50.9416 -2.632
Jersey Jersey – Cloudy 49.2079 -2.1955
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Cloudy 52.415 -4.0817
Hereford Hereford – Sunny day 52.056 -2.7146
Southampton Southampton – Cloudy 50.9093 -1.403
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Cloudy 52.5118 -3.3118
Swindon Swindon – Cloudy 51.5556 -1.7784
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Light rain 53.1393 -4.2727
Reading Reading – Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Birmingham Birmingham – Sunny intervals 52.4859 -1.889
Wrexham Wrexham – Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911

Location Details

Mounts Bay - Penzance (Beach)

Location: 50.1263, -5.5181

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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