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  • Tue Tuesday
    19°C 15°C
    Cloudy
  • Wed Wednesday
    21°C 14°C
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  • Thu Thursday
    21°C 15°C
    Cloudy
  • Fri Friday
    21°C 15°C
    Cloudy
  • Sat Saturday
    20°C 14°C
    Cloudy
Tuesday
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Sunrise: 06:23 Sunset: 19:51 Moon phase: First quarter 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:25 Sunset: 19:49 Moon phase: First quarter 3 Daily air quality index*
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ENE 8 13 ENE 8 14 NE 8 11 NE 7 12 ENE 8 15 E 9 17 ESE 7 14 ESE 5 9 ENE 5 8
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Sunrise: 06:26 Sunset: 19:47 Moon phase: First quarter 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:28 Sunset: 19:45 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:29 Sunset: 19:43 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 3 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 1200 on Tue 02 Sep 2014

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for South West England

Fine and dry, with some sunny spells.

Today:

A few mist and fog patches are possible first thing, but once these clear it should be a bright morning with sunny spells. Cloud will tend to build through the day but it should stay dry, with light winds. Maximum Temperature 22C.

Tonight:

It will remain dry overnight, with light winds, and there is a risk of further low cloud, mist or fog patches forming almost anywhere. Minimum Temperature 10C.

Wednesday:

Any early mist and fog patches will lift and break to leave another mainly dry day, with some bright or sunny spells developing. It will feel warm with light winds. Maximum Temperature 23C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Remaining largely fine, with variable cloud allowing some warm sunny spells at times. Cloud may occasionally be thick enough for some light rain or drizzle, most likely from Friday.

Issued at: 0500 on Tue 02 Sep 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Variable amounts of cloud and some sunny spells.

Today:

Early mist and fog patches will clear. Otherwise a mainly dry day for many with variable cloud and some warm sunny spells. Cloudier in parts of eastern and southeastern England and also northwestern areas with the odd light shower possible.

Tonight:

It will remain mostly dry overnight, with light winds, but further low cloud, mist or fog patches are likely to form in places.

Wednesday:

Early mist and fog patches will lift and break, then it will be another mainly fine and dry day with variable amounts of cloud and some warm sunny spells.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Remaining largely fine, with variable cloud allowing some warm sunny spells at times. Cloud may occasionally be thick enough for some light rain or drizzle.

Issued at: 0500 on Tue 02 Sep 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 7 Sep 2014 to Tuesday 16 Sep 2014:

Variable, in places large, amounts of cloud and some sunny spells on Sunday. The cloud may be thick enough for the odd drizzly shower. However, cloud and outbreaks of rain, locally heavy, may affect southwestern parts at times. Into next week, still a good deal of dry and bright weather, especially towards the north and northwest, but probably becoming more unsettled across southern areas with outbreaks of rain developing, heavy at times. Light winds at first, but becoming breezy from the southwest. Temperatures generally near or a little above average. Into the latter part of next week and beyond, the most likely scenario is for the unsettled conditions to migrate towards the northwest of the UK, with the best of the drier and warmer conditions towards the southeast.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 17 Sep 2014 to Wednesday 1 Oct 2014:

During mid to late September most regions can expect to see periods of fine weather, with some warm sunshine at times. However, these fine periods may well be interspersed with occasional spells of cloudier, more unsettled conditions bringing showers or longer spells of rain. Northern and western parts are probably most likely to see the more frequent bouts of unsettled weather, whilst southern and eastern parts should see the better fine and dry spells. Daytime temperatures are likely to be above average during fine weather leaving conditions feeling pleasantly warm. Nights, however, may well be on the chilly side. During any unsettled weather daytime temperatures are more likely to be near or below average leaving conditions feeling cool.

Issued at: 0500 on Tue 02 Sep 2014

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