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  • Sat Saturday 28th
    11°C 7°C
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  • Sun Sunday 1st
    10°C 4°C
    Light shower day
  • Mon Monday 2nd
    7°C 3°C
    Light shower day
  • Tue Tuesday 3rd
    8°C 3°C
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  • Wed Wednesday 4th
    9°C 1°C
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Saturday (28 February 2015)
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Sunrise: 07:00 Sunset: 17:52 Moon phase: First quarter 3 Daily air quality index:3
Sunday (01 March 2015)
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Sunrise: 06:58 Sunset: 17:54 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 3 Daily air quality index:3
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Sunrise: 06:52 Sunset: 17:59 Moon phase: Full 3 Daily air quality index:3
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Issued at: 1800 on Sat 28 Feb 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for South West England

Very windy with gales in places. Rain moving east.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will become very windy with gales for many. Rain will move east, and spread across the region in the first half of the night, some likely heavy. This will move away and clearer, colder, showery conditions will spread in. Minimum Temperature 5C.

Sunday:

Remaining rather windy with local gales in places. Sunshine and blustery showers, heavy at times and becoming increasingly wintry. A spell of heavy rain moving across the region later. Maximum Temperature 10C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Windy, perhaps gales in places through Monday and Tuesday, and with wintry showers, these mostly rain, but perhaps giving snow on the hills. Turning drier from the west on Wednesday.

Updated at: 1646 on Sat 28 Feb 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Very windy with gales for many. Rain moving east.

This Evening and Tonight:

Very windy with gales for many, locally severe across Northern Ireland and southern Scotland. Rain moving east across the UK, but more persistent in the northwest where also the heaviest. Clearer, colder, showery conditions spreading from the west later.

Sunday:

Gales continuing at first, but winds easing through the day. Sunshine and blustery showers, heaviest and increasingly wintry in northwest. A spell of heavy rain moving across the south later.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Windy, perhaps gales in places through Monday and Tuesday, with wintry showers, becoming more persistent at times in the northwest. Turning drier from the west on Wednesday.

Updated at: 1434 on Sat 28 Feb 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 5 Mar 2015 to Saturday 14 Mar 2015:

It should be cold and bright at first on Thursday, then whilst it will likely stay dry and sunny across southern and eastern parts; cloud, rain and strong winds should move into the far northwest. This will slowly sink southeast,later on Thursday and through Friday. It should then become drier and less windy, although further rain is possible in the northwest later on Friday. More changeable conditions with variable cloud and occasional outbreaks of rain or drizzle likely follow over the weekend. Drier conditions look to become more prevalent in the following week with temperatures close to, or slightly above average by day, but with some cold nights in contrast. There could be some cloudier interludes with rain at times, mainly in the northwest.

UK Outlook for Sunday 15 Mar 2015 to Sunday 29 Mar 2015:

In the second half of March it looks probable that there will be higher than average pressure across the whole UK at first, but that this effect would weaken and become more focussed over and to the south of the UK by the end of the period. This would bring generally drier conditions, but it is likely that there would be some cloud at times, with some occasional rain or showers particularly across the north. However, the chance of any prolonged wet and windy weather is fairly small. Temperatures will most likely to be close to average, perhaps slightly below average in the southwest, perhaps bringing some cold nights with the risk of overnight frosts, and maybe with some overnight mist or fog.

Updated at: 1211 on Sat 28 Feb 2015

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Weather forecast map for Exeter

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