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Saturday   (24 September 2016)
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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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* 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: 2100 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Wales

Sunny spells and showers on Sunday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Windy with outbreaks of heavy rain pushing across the area through the evening and first part of the night. This should clear to the east after midnight, then breezy with a few showers developing in the west by dawn. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Sunday:

Tomorrow will be a day of sunshine and rather blustery and perhaps thundery showers. It will feel significantly cooler than today. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Windy on Monday with gales possible around coasts and outbreaks of rain through the day. Further strong winds at times on Tuesday and Wednesday with occasional rain or showers.

Updated at: 1541 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunshine and showers on Sunday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Windy in the north and west overnight. Rain across Scotland, Wales and western England will continue to spread eastwards, reaching eastern counties by dawn. Clear spells following for many with blustery showers moving in from the west.

Sunday:

Rain clearing eastern England early afternoon. Otherwise, a mix of sunshine and showers turning heavy and perhaps thundery in the north and west. Cooler than Saturday, especially in the east.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Strong winds and heavy rain at times through this period. Northern areas tending to see the most persistent rain and strongest winds with gales. Southern especially southeastern areas drier overall.

Updated at: 1540 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 29 Sep 2016 to Saturday 8 Oct 2016:

Windy on Thursday, particularly in the north with gales or severe gales possible here. Persistent rain in the north at first turning more showery. Brighter further south with winds easing. Lighter winds initially on Friday although with rain and stronger winds arriving from the west later. This unsettled pattern is then expected to continue through the remainder of the period, with spells of rain mixed with brighter, drier but occasional showery interludes. The northwest should see the most of the wet weather, with a risk of gales at times. Drier in southeastern parts, but some rain and breezy conditions are still possible. Temperatures should be around average through the rest of September, but perhaps a little below average at times from the start of October, with some overnight frosts.

Updated at: 1231 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

UK Outlook for Sunday 9 Oct 2016 to Sunday 23 Oct 2016:

Low confidence for the weather details for October. Currently, it is most likely that the unsettled weather will continue. Rain and strong winds possible at times for much of the country, especially in the north, intermixed with quieter, drier spells, these mainly in the south. Temperatures around, or slightly below average, with an increasing chance of some chilly nights and local frosts, especially in the north.

Updated at: 1231 on Sat 24 Sep 2016

Porthcawl - Sandy Bay (Beach) tide times

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Porthcawl)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:34 3.0
High 13:00 8.2
Low 19:28 3.1

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Porthcawl)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:43 7.9
Low 08:07 3.3
High 14:26 8.0
Low 21:04 3.1

Monday's tide times

(local port - Porthcawl)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:14 7.9
Low 09:34 3.1
High 15:53 8.3
Low 22:17 2.7

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Porthcawl)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:31 8.4
Low 10:39 2.6
High 16:59 8.9
Low 23:13 2.2

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Porthcawl)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:27 8.9
Low 11:29 2.1
High 17:49 9.4
Low 23:57 1.8

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Porthcawl)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 06:12 9.4
Low 12:10 1.8
High 18:30 9.7

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Porthcawl - Sandy Bay (Beach)

Porthcawl - Sandy Bay (Beach) Porthcawl - Sandy Bay (Beach) – Heavy rain 51.4774 -3.6953
Cardiff Cardiff – Heavy rain 51.4812 -3.1778
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Heavy rain 51.0777 -4.0571
Exeter Exeter – Heavy rain 50.7179 -3.5327
Pembroke Pembroke – Cloudy 51.6731 -4.9084
Hereford Hereford – Heavy rain 52.056 -2.7146
Yeovil Yeovil – Cloudy 50.9416 -2.632
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Heavy rain 52.415 -4.0817
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Heavy rain 52.5118 -3.3118
Plymouth Plymouth – Heavy rain 50.3713 -4.1348
Swindon Swindon – Partly cloudy night 51.5556 -1.7784
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Southampton Southampton – Partly cloudy night 50.9093 -1.403
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Camborne Camborne – Light shower night 50.2122 -5.2937
Wrexham Wrexham – Heavy rain 53.0428 -2.9911
Reading Reading – Clear night 51.4523 -0.9724
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Heavy shower night 53.0024 -2.178

Location Details

Porthcawl - Sandy Bay (Beach)

Location: 51.4774, -3.6953

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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