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Wednesday   (05 August 2015)
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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.

Thursday   (06 August 2015)
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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: 1200 on Wed 05 Aug 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for South West England

Showers for most today. Drier with more sunshine from tomorrow.

Today:

A changeable day is expected with occasional showers or rain, heavy at times, and fresh winds, particularly near coasts and hills. There'll be drier intervals too, with some brightness. Maximum Temperature 19°C.

Tonight:

Showers will ease this evening, but will continue through the night. It'll stay largely cloudy and mild, with some coastal mist possible. Winds will fall light. Minimum Temperature 14°C.

Thursday:

Often cloudy at first with some light showery outbreaks of rain possible. It will become dry into the afternoon with cloud breaking to give some warm sunny spells. Light winds. Maximum Temperature 21°C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Breezy at times with showery rain on Friday, mainly in the west. Dry Saturday and Sunday with some warm sunshine, though perhaps clouding over with a freshening breeze later Sunday.

Updated at: 0401 on Wed 05 Aug 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Cloud and showery rain spreading east to many parts.

Today:

A fine, though breezy, start for many with sunny spells. Showery rain mainly across Northern Ireland at first will gradually spread northeastwards into Scotland, whilst cloud increases to bring scattered showery outbreaks across England and Wales.

Tonight:

Heavier showers slowly clearing from the south, becoming largely confined to the northeast of Scotland by dawn. Generally cloudy, damp and mild elsewhere with winds falling light.

Thursday:

Often cloudy at first though soon brightening up with plenty of dry, sunny weather, and only isolated showers developing. Feeling warmer than of late with mainly light winds.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Largely fine Friday and Saturday, with isolated showers. Rain arriving in the north and west later Saturday and during Sunday, though gradually easing. Drier with warm sunshine in the southeast.

Updated at: 0436 on Wed 05 Aug 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 10 Aug 2015 to Wednesday 19 Aug 2015:

A generally warm and dry start to the week in the south, but it will be cloudier across northern and central areas with rain at times. It will also feel breezy around northern parts, with gales possible in the far northwest. This pattern will continue for much of the period with the north seeing wet and windy spells, although there will be some sunny breaks, especially in the east. The south will continue to see the best of the dry and settled weather, but with some cloudier periods, and a small chance of thunderstorms at times. Temperatures will be just around normal for the time of year in the north, but above average in the south and southeast, with a small chance of some hot spells here.

UK Outlook for Thursday 20 Aug 2015 to Thursday 3 Sep 2015:

Southern and eastern areas will continue to see the best of the dry and bright weather towards the end of August, although some brief showery outbreaks of rain are possible. North and central parts are likely to see generally cloudier and wetter weather, but with some drier spells, especially away from the west coast. Temperatures will be around or slightly below normal in the north, and warm in the south, occasionally very warm in prolonged sunny spells.

Updated at: 0436 on Wed 05 Aug 2015

Saunton Sands (Beach) tide times

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:24 0.2
High 10:11 7.3
Low 16:38 0.4
High 22:35 7.4

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:58 0.5
High 11:00 6.8
Low 17:13 0.7
High 23:28 6.8

Friday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:36 0.9
High 11:54 6.3
Low 17:58 1.1

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:26 6.3
Low 06:27 1.2
High 12:59 5.9
Low 19:04 1.3

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:37 5.8
Low 07:42 1.4
High 14:16 5.7
Low 20:35 1.4

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Saunton Sands (Beach)

Saunton Sands (Beach) Saunton Sands (Beach) – Cloudy 51.0989 -4.2232
Swansea Swansea – Cloudy 51.621 -3.9424
Exeter Exeter – Overcast 50.7179 -3.5327
Pembroke Pembroke – Light rain 51.6731 -4.9084
Plymouth Plymouth – Overcast 50.3713 -4.1348
Cardiff Cardiff – Cloudy 51.4812 -3.1778
Yeovil Yeovil – Cloudy 50.9416 -2.632
Camborne Camborne – Light rain 50.2122 -5.2937
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Cloudy 52.415 -4.0817
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.056 -2.7146
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Cloudy 52.5118 -3.3118
Swindon Swindon – Cloudy 51.5556 -1.7784
Southampton Southampton – Cloudy 50.9093 -1.403
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Banbury Banbury – Sunny intervals 52.0625 -1.3383
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727
Reading Reading – Sunny intervals 51.4523 -0.9724
Wrexham Wrexham – Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Cloudy 53.0024 -2.178
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Sunny intervals 52.0382 -0.7555

Location Details

Saunton Sands (Beach)

Location: 51.0989, -4.2232

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

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