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Christchurch Bay (Barton-on-Sea) (Beach)

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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: 1500 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for London & South East England

Murky, with low cloud and locally persistent mist and fog.

This Evening and Tonight:

Remaining murky with mist and fog reforming through the evening, this starting to clear by dawn as a breeze picks up. Feeling much milder than of late as temperatures rise through the early hours. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Wednesday:

Starting mild but dull and grey although the developing breeze will start to clear the low cloud and mist allowing some brightness later, especially in the south and east. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Less windy on Thursday but heavy rain at times. Winds strengthening again Friday but dry with bright spells. Overnight rain slow to clear on Saturday, winds easing. Remaining mild throughout.

Updated at: 1425 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Staying cloudy tonight with patchy mist and fog reforming.

This Evening and Tonight:

Tonight will be mostly cloudy but much less cold than recent nights. Scotland and Northern Ireland will continue to have outbreaks of rain accompanied with gusty winds. England and Wales will once again see fog patches, especially on the hills.

Wednesday:

Early fog will lift with some brightness developing. Elsewhere, often cloudy with rain slowly edging south-east, it'll be windy too with gales in exposure. Feeling mild, especially in north-east Scotland.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Remaining unsettled with outbreaks of rain at times, mainly in the north and west, where it'll also be windy. Drier and bright interludes are likely too. Feeling mild for all.

Updated at: 1502 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 11 Dec 2016 to Tuesday 20 Dec 2016:

Sunday will start generally dry and bright for most, but it is likely to turn wetter from the north-west later in the day as a frontal band arrives from the Atlantic. Into the following week, further periods of wet and windy weather are expected to move across the UK. The most unsettled conditions are likely across the north and west with drier and brighter weather for southern and eastern areas. By mid December there will probably be some longer, drier spells between the wet weather, perhaps heralding a change to something generally more settled. It will also be fairly mild initially but temperatures are likely to return closer to normal, although passing weather systems may raise them at times.

Updated at: 1516 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Wednesday 21 Dec 2016 to Wednesday 4 Jan 2017:

Whilst there is a good deal of uncertainty, it is most likely during this period that more settled conditions may dominate associated with high pressure affecting the UK. If the pressure does build, then we can expect drier than average conditions for most areas with lighter winds. Temperatures are also then likely to be below average with an increased risk of frost and fog, especially where skies remain clear overnight. However, there will probably also be some milder, unsettled interludes too, and as we head into the New Year this may become more of a feature in our weather.

Updated at: 1439 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Christchurch Bay (Barton-on-Sea) (Beach) tide times

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:22 1.6
Low 07:53 0.7
High 14:45 1.6
Low 20:18 0.7

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:59 1.6
Low 08:52 0.7
High 16:24 1.5
Low 21:23 0.7

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:48 1.6
Low 10:11 0.7
High 18:09 1.5
Low 22:44 0.7

Friday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 07:07 1.6
Low 11:29 0.7
High 19:20 1.5
Low 23:56 0.7

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 07:43 1.7
Low 12:32 0.7
High 19:50 1.6

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Christchurch (Entrance))

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 00:57 0.6
High 07:58 1.8
Low 13:31 0.6
High 20:03 1.7

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Christchurch Bay (Barton-on-Sea) (Beach)

Christchurch Bay (Barton-on-Sea) (Beach) Christchurch Bay (Barton-on-Sea) (Beach) – Overcast 50.7341 -1.6559
Yeovil Yeovil – Mist 50.9416 -2.632
Swindon Swindon – Mist 51.5556 -1.7784
Reading Reading – Mist 51.4523 -0.9724
Brighton Brighton – Overcast 50.822 -0.1356
Exeter Exeter – Overcast 50.7179 -3.5327
Cardiff Cardiff – Cloudy 51.4812 -3.1778
London London – Overcast 51.5081 -0.1248
Banbury Banbury – Fog 52.0625 -1.3383
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Fog 52.0382 -0.7555
Hereford Hereford – Fog 52.056 -2.7146
Rochester Rochester – Cloudy 51.3875 0.5084
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Cloudy 51.0777 -4.0571
Jersey Jersey – Cloudy 49.2079 -2.1955
Plymouth Plymouth – Overcast 50.3713 -4.1348
Swansea Swansea – Partly cloudy night 51.621 -3.9424
Birmingham Birmingham – Overcast 52.4859 -1.889
Cambridge Cambridge – Overcast 52.2075 0.124
Dover Dover – Partly cloudy night 51.1259 1.3179

Location Details

Christchurch Bay (Barton-on-Sea) (Beach)

Location: 50.7341, -1.6559

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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