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Wednesday   (02 September 2015)
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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: 0800 on Wed 02 Sep 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for South West England

Sunshine and scattered showers, turning chilly by night

Today:

A chilly but bright start to the day. Scattered showers will develop, turning heavy and thundery in places, especially this afternoon. Cooler than yesterday, but feeling pleasant in any sunshine. Maximum Temperature 18°C.

Tonight:

Showers will clear away, to leave a largely dry night. Clear spells are likely to develop allowing temperatures to fall, especially in rural sites. Feeling chilly. Minimum Temperature 8°C.

Thursday:

Cloudier than today but with some sunny intervals and further scattered showers, although these will be lighter and less frequent. Feeling pleasant in any sunshine and lighter winds. Maximum Temperature 17°C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

High pressure will build from the west giving a mainly dry weekend with variable amounts of cloud, and some sunny spells. Feeling warm in any sunshine, but chilly by night.

Updated at: 0242 on Wed 02 Sep 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunshine and scattered showers. Windy in the northeast.

Today:

Another day of sunshine and scattered showers, these turning heavy and thundery at times in the south. A cloudier picture further north, turning windy in the northeast of Scotland with gales on some exposed coasts. Feeling cooler than yesterday.

Tonight:

Showers easing, especially in the south of the country. Clear spells will develop, allowing temperatures to fall. Winds strengthening along northeastern coasts, with gales in the far northeast. Rather cold.

Thursday:

Drier for many, although turning rather cloudy, best of the brightness in the south. Outbreaks of showery rain, with accompanying strong winds across eastern England, with gales in exposure.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Outbreaks of rain in the southeast Friday, drier and brighter elsewhere. Turning drier through the weekend with sunny periods and lighter winds. Feeling pleasant in any sunshine, chilly by night.

Updated at: 0224 on Wed 02 Sep 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 6 Sep 2015 to Tuesday 15 Sep 2015:

Sunday is likely to be a rather cloudy day with some patchy rain for a time towards the north as well as coasts and hills exposed to the northerly wind. Brighter conditions with some sunshine are likely in the south. Sunnier conditions develop through Monday, with just a few showers around windward coasts. Through the rest of the period settled conditions should become established across all parts, with some cool misty starts followed by dry and fine days. Temperatures will be close to normal and it will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine. Overnight temperatures are likely to be on the chilly side at first, with a risk of some localised rural grass frosts, most especially in the north. Temperatures may trend upwards towards the latter half of the period.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 16 Sep 2015 to Wednesday 30 Sep 2015:

The second half of September is likely to start with generally fine and settled conditions, with plenty of dry weather with some pleasant sunshine, and with only brief spells of cloudier, wetter weather. Towards the end of the month a northwest to southeast split develops in the weather, with the southeast holding on to the best of the drier weather, although with occasional unsettled spells developing here, while the northwest sees more regular outbreaks of of rain and strong winds. Temperatures will be generally close to average, but with cooler conditions developing again towards the north and west later.

Updated at: 0224 on Wed 02 Sep 2015

Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle (Beach) tide times

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 07:05 0.6
High 12:40 1.9
Low 19:26 0.6

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:06 1.9
Low 07:47 0.6
High 13:57 1.9
Low 20:11 0.6

Friday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:31 1.8
Low 08:32 0.6
High 15:26 1.8
Low 20:59 0.6

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:08 1.7
Low 09:24 0.6
High 17:09 1.7
Low 21:56 0.7

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 06:19 1.6
Low 10:29 0.7
High 19:03 1.6
Low 23:13 0.7

Tide times for the next five days.

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Weather forecast map for Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle (Beach)

Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle (Beach) Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle (Beach) – Sunny day 50.7361 -1.7137
Yeovil Yeovil – Sunny intervals 50.9416 -2.632
Swindon Swindon – Sunny intervals 51.5556 -1.7784
Reading Reading – Sunny intervals 51.4523 -0.9724
Brighton Brighton – Cloudy 50.822 -0.1356
Exeter Exeter – Sunny intervals 50.7179 -3.5327
Cardiff Cardiff – Sunny day 51.4812 -3.1778
London London – Cloudy 51.5081 -0.1248
Banbury Banbury – Sunny intervals 52.0625 -1.3383
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Sunny intervals 52.0382 -0.7555
Hereford Hereford – Sunny intervals 52.056 -2.7146
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Sunny intervals 51.0777 -4.0571
Rochester Rochester – Sunny intervals 51.3875 0.5084
Jersey Jersey – Sunny intervals 49.2079 -2.1955
Plymouth Plymouth – Sunny intervals 50.3713 -4.1348
Swansea Swansea – Cloudy 51.621 -3.9424
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Cambridge Cambridge – Cloudy 52.2075 0.124
Dover Dover – Sunny intervals 51.1259 1.3179
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Cloudy 52.5118 -3.3118

Location Details

Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle (Beach)

Location: 50.7361, -1.7137

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

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