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  • Sat Saturday
    19°C 9°C
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  • Sun Sunday
    17°C 14°C
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  • Mon Monday
    18°C 15°C
    Heavy rain
  • Tue Tuesday
    19°C 13°C
    Cloudy
  • Wed Wednesday
    18°C 15°C
    Light rain
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Sunrise: 06:08 Sunset: 20:13 Moon phase: Waning crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:09 Sunset: 20:10 Moon phase: Waning crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:12 Sunset: 20:06 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:14 Sunset: 20:04 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 1900 on Sat 23 Aug 2014

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for South West England

Cold night. Outbreaks of rain spreading in through Sunday.

This Evening and Tonight:

A dry evening with some late sunshine. Temperatures falling sharply under the influence of clearing skies and light winds, leading to a grass frost in prone rural spots overnight. Cloud is likely to spread into western areas by dawn. Minimum Temperature 2C.

Sunday:

After a bright, chilly start, cloud will increase from the southwest. Whilst some places will stay dry, rain will reach western parts by late afternoon, extending to most parts later. Maximum Temperature 18C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Persistent, often heavy, rain followed by showers on Bank Holiday Monday. Windy. A wet start, then turning drier, brighter on Tuesday, and continuing into Wednesday. However, further rain possible later.

Issued at: 1700 on Sat 23 Aug 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Showers easing away leading to an unseasonably cold night.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers in the north and east will fade away and become confined to windward coasts this evening. Temperatures will fall sharply under clearing skies and light winds with a grass frost likely by dawn in some rural locations.

Sunday:

After a cold start, largely fine for many with the best of the sunshine across northern and eastern parts. Thickening cloud brings rain to Northern Ireland and southwest Britain later.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Wet and breezy for many on Monday, although Scotland remaining dry. Rain clearing southern parts on Tuesday with brighter conditions following and continuing into Wednesday. Rain into western areas later.

Issued at: 1700 on Sat 23 Aug 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 28 Aug 2014 to Saturday 6 Sep 2014:

Rather unsettled across much of the UK on Thursday, Friday and into the weekend with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, interspersed with brighter and drier interludes. It will be windy at times in the northwest. However, conditions may become drier and brighter across southern parts through Friday, into the weekend and perhaps into the start of the new week. A northwest to southeast split is the most likely scenario through the rest of the period with the wettest weather likely to be in the northwest, where it will be windy at times, whilst the best of the drier and brighter interludes will be towards the southeast and possibly becoming lengthier with time. Temperatures will be near normal, but warm at times during the sunnier periods and towards the southeast.

UK Outlook for Sunday 7 Sep 2014 to Sunday 21 Sep 2014:

Current signals continue to suggest a broadly changeable spell of weather. As such, most regions can expect to see spells of fine weather, with some warm sunshine at times. However, these spells will then be interspersed with more unsettled conditions bringing showery outbreaks and perhaps more prolonged spells of rain. Northern and western parts are then likely to see the most frequent bouts of unsettled weather, whilst southern and eastern parts are likely to see the most frequent and prolonged fine and dry spells. Daytime temperatures, meanwhile, are likely to be warm during the fine spells and near or below average during unsettled weather.

Issued at: 1700 on Sat 23 Aug 2014

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Poole Sunny day 50.7139 -1.9866
Southampton Sunny day 50.9093 -1.403
Yeovil Sunny day 50.9416 -2.632
Swindon Cloudy 51.5556 -1.7784
Reading Sunny intervals 51.4523 -0.9724
Exeter Sunny day 50.7179 -3.5327
Cardiff Sunny day 51.4812 -3.1778
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.1356
Barnstaple Sunny day 51.0777 -4.0571
Plymouth Sunny day 50.3713 -4.1348
Banbury Sunny intervals 52.0625 -1.3383
London Heavy shower day 51.5081 -0.1248
Hereford Cloudy 52.056 -2.7146
Jersey Sunny intervals 49.2079 -2.1955
Swansea Sunny day 51.621 -3.9424
Milton Keynes Sunny day 52.0382 -0.7555
Rochester Heavy shower day 51.3875 0.5084
Birmingham Sunny intervals 52.4859 -1.889
Newtown (Powys) Sunny day 52.5118 -3.3118
Cambridge Sunny day 52.2075 0.124

Location Details

Poole

Location: 50.7139, -1.9866

Altitude: 2m above mean sea level

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Poole information

Poole is a large coastal town on the south coast of England, 112 miles south west of London. It is built north of its natural harbour, the largest in Europe and second largest in the world.

Wytch farm, on the south western shore of the harbour is home to Britain’s largest onshore oil field, which extends East and South for about 7 miles.

The geological deposits that underlie Poole are mainly clays. The Rivers Frome and Piddle carved out a wide estuary through the clays at the mouth of which, sand deposited to form spits. The spits formed an enclosing barrier and created what is now the harbour.

The harbour holds eight islands, the largest being Brownsea; where the very first camp of the Boy Scout Movement took place in 1907. The whole of the island is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and it is owned by the National Trust.

People have lived in the area since at least the stone age and a dredging operation in the harbour revealed the “Poole Longboat” a 2,000-year-old monoxylon (a boat carved from a single piece of wood) which is now a valued museum exhibit.

The earliest recorded use of the name “Poole” was in the 12th century when the town began to grow as port. It was subject to two large-scale Viking invasions: in 876, Guthrum used Poole as way to get to Wareham, at the time a strong Saxon settlement and in 1015, Canute, began his journey to the throne of England from Poole Harbour, using it once again as the gateway into Wessex.

The port grew until the 19th century when the newer larger ships could no longer easily use the shallow harbour, which is now more a key element for the local tourism industry.

During the Second World War, Poole harbour was the third largest embarkation point for the D-Day landings and the base for the US coastguard during the conflict. On D-Day, 81 landing craft containing the American 29th infantry Division and the US Army Rangers departed for the Normandy beaches