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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: 0500 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for South West England

A cloudy start with some showers later.

Today:

It'll be a cloudy start to the day with odd spots of rain and drizzle. Some showers will develop this afternoon, perhaps with a few bright spells too. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Tonight:

Any showers will ease this evening to leave a dry and quiet night. Some clear spells will develop towards dawn and it will feel cooler than recent nights. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Saturday:

Saturday will start off fine and dry. Some bright or sunny spells will develop into the afternoon and it should stay largely dry. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

There'll be a mixture of sunshine and showers on Sunday and Monday. Tuesday will start off dry in the east however rain will move in from the southwest later.

Updated at: 0440 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain sinking southwards with some showers later.

Today:

Rain across northern England and Wales will sink slowly southwards leaving sunshine and showers for most this afternoon. Some heavier showers are likely across the Midlands, towards East Anglia and in parts of Scotland too.

Tonight:

The showers will ease for many tonight, with some lingering in the northwest. There will be clear spells for most and it will feel cooler than recent nights.

Saturday:

Saturday will start off bright for most. There will be sunny spells through the afternoon but also a scattering of showers, which will be most frequent in the north.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

There'll be a mixture of sunshine and showers on Sunday and Monday. Tuesday will start off dry however we will see rain move in from the southwest later.

Updated at: 0200 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 2 Aug 2016 to Thursday 11 Aug 2016:

After a chilly start in places on Tuesday, many will see a dry morning with bright or sunny spells, though there will also be a few showers around. By the end of the day rain will spread in from the west marking a return to more changeable conditions. There will likely be a mixture of further spells of rain spreading east, interspersed by drier and brighter periods through until mid August. Northwestern parts are most likely to see the heaviest rain and strongest winds, whereas the southeast is favoured for seeing the best of the drier and brighter weather. Temperatures at first are expected to be slightly below average, but as we move into the more changeable conditions, temperatures will generally average out around normal for the time of year.

Updated at: 1226 on Thu 28 Jul 2016

UK Outlook for Friday 12 Aug 2016 to Friday 26 Aug 2016:

The generally changeable conditions across much of the UK are likely to continue through the middle part of August. Further spells of rain are expected to push in from the west, interspersed with drier, brighter and warmer periods, but also with some showers. Northern and northwestern parts will generally see the wettest weather, with the south and southeast seeing the most lengthy dry and fine spells. Temperatures will probably average out around normal, with warmer weather in the more settled periods, but also some cooler days in any wind and rain.

Updated at: 1226 on Thu 28 Jul 2016

Portland Harbour - Sandsfoot Castle (Beach) tide times

Friday's tide times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:42 1.5
Low 07:41 0.6
High 15:29 1.5
Low 20:19 0.8
High 21:59 0.8

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 00:03 0.7
High 04:01 1.5
Low 09:12 0.6
High 11:15 0.7
Low 12:25 0.6
High 16:35 1.7
Low 22:07 0.7
High 23:12 0.7

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:07 0.6
High 05:09 1.6
Low 10:18 0.5
High 12:06 0.6
Low 13:27 0.6
High 17:35 1.8
Low 23:01 0.6

Monday's tide times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:10 0.6
Low 02:02 0.4
High 06:12 1.7
Low 11:11 0.4
High 12:59 0.6
Low 14:22 0.5
High 18:30 2.0
Low 23:48 0.4

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:05 0.5
Low 02:54 0.2
High 07:09 1.9
Low 11:57 0.3
High 13:49 0.5
Low 15:14 0.4
High 19:21 2.1

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Portland)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 00:31 0.3
High 01:56 0.4
Low 03:42 0.1
High 08:00 2.0
Low 12:40 0.2
High 14:36 0.5
Low 16:01 0.3
High 20:08 2.2

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

Fri 0700

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

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

Location Details

Portland Harbour - Sandsfoot Castle (Beach)

Location: 50.594, -2.464

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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