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Issued at: 2000 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Forecast summary

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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for South West England

Remaining largely cloudy, damp and murky; especially in the east.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloudy and damp for many with low cloud giving hill fog and patchy drizzle, most extensive in the east where a spell of heavier rain is possible. Clearer breaks in western areas later, allowing cooler conditions with some fog patches. Minimum Temperature 2C.

Thursday:

Mostly cloudy, although a better chance than Wednesday of some bright spells, especially in western parts. The southeasterly winds will increase in the west later in the day. Maximum Temperature 10C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Largely cloudy, but mainly dry. However, some bright spells likely at times. Temperatures near normal or mild, but feeling colder in the strong winds Friday and more generally on Sunday.

Updated at: 1527 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Cloudy, damp and murky for many. Patchy frost in northwest.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloudy and damp for many with extensive low cloud giving fog across hills and to some lower level sites later. Some heavier rain will affect parts of southern England, before moving slowly north. Patchy frost and fog in clearer northwest.

Thursday:

Dull, misty and damp start for many with these conditions extending north into central Scotland. Drier, somewhat brighter, in extreme west, and later the southwest where it will become breezy.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Largely dry, but often cloudy. Southern, some western, parts seeing the best bright spells. Temperatures near normal or mild, but feeling cooler in stronger winds Friday, and southern parts Sunday.

Updated at: 1527 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 1 Dec 2014 to Wednesday 10 Dec 2014:

Outbreaks of rain in the northwest will gradually move southeastwards through Monday and Tuesday, weakening as it does so. Largely cloudy ahead of this rain, with clear and colder conditions following from the northwest. Thereafter, pressure will build from the west bringing a period of largely settled weather with variable cloud and some sunny spells. Risk of frost and fog patches forming by night where skies remain clear. However, northwestern parts will be windy at times with occasional rain or showers, these perhaps wintry over the hills. Temperatures often below average and rather cold at times, especially where fog lingers. The week after next is likely to turn more unsettled and milder in the northwest. These conditions may well spread to more southern and eastern parts of the country later.

UK Outlook for Thursday 11 Dec 2014 to Thursday 25 Dec 2014:

There is no strong signal in weather patterns during this period. However, the most likely scenario is a trend towards more unsettled and, at times, windy weather, especially in western parts of the UK, with eastern parts seeing the best of any dry weather. Temperatures are generally expected to be around, or a little above, average for the time of year. There is a chance of some overnight and morning frost and fog in places. There is also a chance of some snow on higher ground in the north.

Updated at: 1527 on Wed 26 Nov 2014

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Exeter

Exeter Exeter – Cloudy 50.7179 -3.5327
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Overcast 51.0777 -4.0571
Plymouth Plymouth – Cloudy 50.3713 -4.1348
Yeovil Yeovil – Overcast 50.9416 -2.632
Cardiff Cardiff – Cloudy 51.4812 -3.1778
Swansea Swansea – Cloudy 51.621 -3.9424
Camborne Camborne – Cloudy 50.2122 -5.2937
Pembroke Pembroke – Partly cloudy night 51.6731 -4.9084
Southampton Southampton – Cloudy 50.9093 -1.403
Swindon Swindon – Heavy rain 51.5556 -1.7784
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.056 -2.7146
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Partly cloudy night 52.415 -4.0817
Jersey Jersey – Light rain 49.2079 -2.1955
Reading Reading – Light shower night 51.4523 -0.9724
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Light shower night 52.5118 -3.3118
Banbury Banbury – Drizzle 52.0625 -1.3383
Birmingham Birmingham – Fog 52.4859 -1.889
Brighton Brighton – Overcast 50.822 -0.1356
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Drizzle 52.0382 -0.7555
London London – Light rain 51.5081 -0.1248

Location Details

Exeter

Location: 50.7179, -3.5327

Altitude: 7m above mean sea level

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Exeter information

The city of Exeter is located in south-west England in the county of Devon. Settled on the river Exe, it has a population of approximately 120,000 and acts as Devon County Council's administrative centre with excellent national and international transport links.

The city's motto, semper fidelis ('always loyal') is said to have been adopted in the late 16th century when Queen Elizabeth I gave thanks to its citizens for putting up a monetary gift with which the English built ships to defeat the Spanish Armada. Before the Industrial Revolution gave rise to the rapid growth of other cities, Exeter was vital to the country's trade, with its fertile land and accessible waterways allowing for a huge industry at the time. Exeter is now better known for its reputation in the service sector, with a 2001 study naming the city as one of the most profitable locations in the UK from which to start a business.

Given its healthy transport links to other regions of England, supported by Exeter airport serving a variety of British and European destinations, it's no surprise that Exeter also enjoys a thriving tourist trade. Along with its proximity to the rural treasures on Devon and Cornwall, Exeter is well-known for its status as a Fairtrade Town, having pledged to promote its lifestyle and products. Along with the great retail facilities, all of the above is what makes Exeter an ideal base for holidaymakers from which to explore their surroundings.

The Exeter Rowing Regatta is a very popular event during the summer and supporters from all over the south-west come to Exeter Quay to see the finest boat racers in competition. Located close to seaside restaurants and an outdoor market, it's an ideal way to spend a summer's day - the quayside also has many souvenir shops and even the odd antique dealer.

If you're interested in seeing the sights of Exeter's landmarks then a Red Coat Guided Tour is highly recommended. This approximately 90-minute walking tour will show off all the unique features of Exeter's history as well as providing tourists with spoken histories of events gone by. It's a great way to spend time in the town.

Visitors are also attracted to Exeter Racecourse, which plays host to some of Britain's finest thoroughbreds, as well as St James Park, the home of Exeter FC.

In 2015 rugby fans will flock to Exeter Chief's Sandy Park, as it has been selected as one of 13 match venues for the Rugby World Cup. The ground will play host to three World Cup matches.

Last updated: 29 October 2014