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Issued at: 2200 on Thu 27 Nov 2014

Forecast summary

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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for South West England

Largely cloudy. Becoming increasing windy overnight and into Friday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Largely cloudy for many with extensive hill fog and perhaps some intermittent drizzle possible. However, transient fog patches are possible where any clearer breaks develop earlier in the night. Becoming increasingly windy, especially across the coasts and Moors. Minimum Temperature 5C.

Friday:

Fairly cloudy, but with brighter spells in the west, and later the southeast. Windy, strong gusts likely to the west of the Moors. Generally mild. Showery outbreaks in east overnight. Maximum Temperature 13C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Sunny spells and very mild Saturday with early cloud and any drizzle clearing. Fog forming overnight leading to a cold day for most on Sunday. Rain arriving later on Monday.

Updated at: 1508 on Thu 27 Nov 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Remaining cloudy and murky for many overnight with patchy rain.

This Evening and Tonight:

Many parts will remain cloudy with extensive low cloud giving hill fog and patchy drizzly rain. However, rain will become increasingly confined to northeastern parts. Transient fog patches to low levels are possible where clearer breaks develop. Windy in southwest.

Friday:

Largely cloudy with further patchy drizzly rain likely, especially northeastern parts. Bright/sunny spells in extreme west and perhaps later the south. Breezy generally, with strong, gusty, winds in the southwest.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Northern parts cloudy with occasional rain. Southern parts very mild on Saturday with sunshine, before overnight fog lingers into Sunday leading to a colder day. Rain pushing southeast on Monday.

Updated at: 1504 on Thu 27 Nov 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 2 Dec 2014 to Thursday 11 Dec 2014:

Cloud and patchy rain in southeast will clear during Tuesday with brighter, colder conditions following from the northwest. Showers will affect northwestern parts where it will be windy with snow over the hills. Frost and fog patches overnight. Thereafter, pressure will build from the west bringing a period of largely settled weather with variable cloud and sunny spells with the risk of frost and fog patches forming by night. However, northwestern parts will be windier with occasional rain, which may extend further southeast as a weakening feature around Thursday. Temperatures often below average and rather cold at times, especially where fog lingers, but somewhat milder in the far northwest. Into the week after next, northwestern parts are likely to see the most unsettled conditions with southeastern areas remaining more settled.

UK Outlook for Friday 12 Dec 2014 to Friday 26 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 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: 1504 on Thu 27 Nov 2014

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Bournemouth

Bournemouth Bournemouth – Cloudy 50.7187 -1.8794
Yeovil Yeovil – Cloudy 50.9416 -2.632
Swindon Swindon – Cloudy 51.5556 -1.7784
Reading Reading – Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Exeter Exeter – Overcast 50.7179 -3.5327
Brighton Brighton – Cloudy 50.822 -0.1356
Cardiff Cardiff – Cloudy 51.4812 -3.1778
London London – Cloudy 51.5081 -0.1248
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Light shower night 51.0777 -4.0571
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.056 -2.7146
Plymouth Plymouth – Cloudy 50.3713 -4.1348
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Cloudy 52.0382 -0.7555
Jersey Jersey – Partly cloudy night 49.2079 -2.1955
Swansea Swansea – Cloudy 51.621 -3.9424
Rochester Rochester – Cloudy 51.3875 0.5084
Birmingham Birmingham – Overcast 52.4859 -1.889
Cambridge Cambridge – Cloudy 52.2075 0.124
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Cloudy 52.5118 -3.3118
Dover Dover – Cloudy 51.1259 1.3179

Location Details

Bournemouth

Location: 50.7187, -1.8794

Altitude: 22m above mean sea level

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Bournemouth information

Bournemouth is a coastal town in the south west of England, situated in the county of Dorset. Located between Poole and Christchurch, the town is accessible via road on the A338 - also known as the Wessex Way.

Founded in 1810, Bournemouth grew with the introduction of the railway, which saw a huge surge in visitors numbers to the seaside town. As the city grew, so did the attractions; starting with a library and museum and increasing to art galleries, cinemas and other attractions.

Throughout history, Bournemouth has been known as a seaside resort. Boasting seven miles of award winning beaches, the bay of Bournemouth takes its shelter from the surrounding cliffs to create its own microclimate - ideal for holidaymakers. The beach offers a variety of amusements from a stroll along the pier through to water sports. It is even host to the annual Bournemouth air festival, which is spread over four days of flying displays, shopping and evening entertainment.

There are many attractions in the surrounding area to explore including the New Forest, a myriad of quaint coastal towns, rugged walks and breathtakingly beautiful coastal scenes.

Average winter temperatures in Bournemouth can vary from 1.2 °C at their lowest to as mild as 8.7 °C. The coldest month is usually February, whilst December sees the warmest temperatures over winter. It also has more days of air frost on average than any other month. Bournemouth winter temperatures tend to be 1 to 2 °C warmer when compared to the UK average. On average, rainfall accumulation is lower in January compared to December, and typically February has even less. December has the second highest rainfall accumulation of any month.

From March to May sunshine hours increase significantly above the UK average. Likewise temperatures increase from 11 °C to 17 °C. Compared to other months from the start of spring to the end of summer, March has a relatively high accumulation of rainfall on average. This figure drops for April, and then again for May. Similarly, March has more 'rain days' than any month until October.

July is usually the hottest month in Bournemouth where average summer temperatures in reach 22.1 °C. The average maximum temperature for August is almost the same. July is also the sunniest month of the year with an average of 232 sunshine hours. August has fewer days of rainfall more than 1mm than any other month, although July has the least rainfall accumulation.

September in Bournemouth can be as mild as June with a maximum daytime average of 19.3 °C. It's rare but not unknown for an air frost to occur as early as September in Bournemouth; though the long term average is around one day every ten years. Autumn months see the most rainfall in Bournemouth as collectively the average accumulation is around 267 mm.

Climate data based on Hurn, 1981 - 2010.

Last updated: 30 October 2014