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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: 1600 on Thu 28 May 2015

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for South West England

Fine this evening. Rain later tonight and Friday morning.

This Evening and Tonight:

Fine and dry with some late sunshine this evening. Cloud builds later tonight with rain and strong winds spreading from the west during the early hours of Friday morning. Minimum Temperature 8C.

Friday:

Cloudy with outbreaks of heavy rain and gusty winds at first. This clears away eastwards during the morning to leave behind a mostly dry, breezy afternoon with periods of sunshine. Maximum Temperature 15C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Fine Saturday morning but with rain spreading in later. This rain clears on Sunday morning leaving a fine, dry afternoon. Dry to start Monday, but with further rain arriving later.

Updated at: 1605 on Thu 28 May 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Showers across Scotland tonight, outbreaks of rain spreading in elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

Occasional blustery showers across Scotland, some heavy with thunder. Becoming cloudier elsewhere with outbreaks of rain already affecting Northern Ireland spreading south-eastwards overnight and turning heavy at times, although the far southeast of England will stay dry.

Friday:

Rain affecting England and Wales, heavy at times and accompanied by gusty winds, will clear away eastwards during the day. Sunny intervals and blustery showers elsewhere, some heavy and thundery.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Most places fine Saturday, but with rain into the west later. Rain for most parts Sunday before becoming mostly dry from the west. Further rain spreads in Monday. Often windy.

Updated at: 1605 on Thu 28 May 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 2 Jun 2015 to Thursday 11 Jun 2015:

Rather unsettled and cool conditions across most areas at first, with heavy showers or bands of more persistent rain. Strong winds are also likely, particularly in the south and the northwest. After this, further spells of rain and at times strong winds are expected to affect northern and north-western parts, whilst across the south of the UK conditions become mainly fine and dry. Later in the period, all parts of the UK are set to see some dry weather with periods of sunshine. Temperatures are also likely to recover to become rather warm in the south, with the north also rising to around normal for the time of year. Towards the end of this period, very warm weather may develop in south, albeit accompanied by the threat of heavy showers.

UK Outlook for Friday 12 Jun 2015 to Friday 26 Jun 2015:

High pressure looks to have become established across the north of the UK by the start of this period. This will bring fine and dry conditions to most parts with much warmer conditions than of late across the north. It is also expected to be very warm in the south, although here there is a risk of some heavy and thundery showers spreading up from continental Europe. Confidence in the forecast drops towards the end of June; however, the general trend looks set to remain much the same, meaning drier conditions in the north, some showers possible in the south and warm or very warm temperatures.

Updated at: 1222 on Thu 28 May 2015

Portland Harbour - Sandsfoot Castle (Beach) Tide Times

Thursday's Tide Times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:27 1.4
Low 08:24 0.6
High 15:47 1.4
Low 20:45 0.8

Friday's Tide Times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:48 1.5
Low 09:16 0.6
High 16:46 1.6
Low 21:38 0.6

Saturday's Tide Times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:53 1.6
Low 10:04 0.5
High 17:36 1.7
Low 22:26 0.6
High 00:52 0.7

Sunday's Tide Times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:22 0.7
High 05:48 1.7
Low 10:48 0.4
High 13:00 0.6
Low 13:47 0.6
High 18:24 1.9
Low 23:12 0.5
High 00:54 0.6

Monday's Tide Times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:18 0.6
High 06:38 1.8
Low 11:30 0.4
High 13:22 0.5
Low 14:39 0.5
High 19:09 2
Low 23:54 0.4

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Portland Harbour - Sandsfoot Castle (Beach)

Portland Harbour - Sandsfoot Castle (Beach) Portland Harbour - Sandsfoot Castle (Beach) – Sunny intervals 50.594 -2.464
Exeter Exeter – Sunny intervals 50.7179 -3.5327
Southampton Southampton – Sunny intervals 50.9093 -1.403
Cardiff Cardiff – Sunny intervals 51.4812 -3.1778
Swindon Swindon – Sunny intervals 51.5556 -1.7784
Plymouth Plymouth – Sunny intervals 50.3713 -4.1348
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Sunny day 51.0777 -4.0571
Reading Reading – Sunny intervals 51.4523 -0.9724
Swansea Swansea – Cloudy 51.621 -3.9424
Jersey Jersey – Sunny intervals 49.2079 -2.1955
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.056 -2.7146
Brighton Brighton – Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.1356
Banbury Banbury – Sunny intervals 52.0625 -1.3383
London London – Sunny intervals 51.5081 -0.1248
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Sunny intervals 52.0382 -0.7555
Camborne Camborne – Cloudy 50.2122 -5.2937
Pembroke Pembroke – Sunny day 51.6731 -4.9084
Birmingham Birmingham – Sunny intervals 52.4859 -1.889
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Cloudy 52.5118 -3.3118
Rochester Rochester – Sunny intervals 51.3875 0.5084

Location Details

Portland Harbour - Sandsfoot Castle (Beach)

Location: 50.594, -2.464

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

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