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Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index:3
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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.

Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index:3
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Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 3 Daily air quality index:3
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Issued at: 2300 on Sat 20 Dec 2014

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for London & South East England

Dry and chilly overnight. Winds strengthening Sunday and becoming milder.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be a dry evening and night with winds gradually easing, and becoming quite chilly under mainly clear skies. Cloud will thicken again by dawn with winds also picking up, perhaps with some drizzle in the west. Minimum Temperature 3C.

Sunday:

Some early brightness in places, then, becoming cloudier, milder and windier through the day with gales possible along the south coast. Some drizzle at times from thicker cloud. Maximum Temperature 11C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Windy, mild and often cloudy with light rain at times on Monday and Tuesday, gales possible along the south coast. Rain perhaps clearing during Christmas Eve to colder, clearer conditions.

Updated at: 1529 on Sat 20 Dec 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Becoming wet and windy in the northwest. Largely dry elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

Clear spells in the east this evening will allow a patchy frost to develop for a time. However, thicker cloud and milder conditions in the west will spread east with occasional rain and strong winds developing in the northwest.

Sunday:

Cloud and rain in the north and west, heavy and persistent western Scotland. Windy across northern parts, especially to the east of high ground. Elsewhere, largely fine and breezy. Mild.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Cloudy, mild and windy with rain across central parts Monday. These conditions will slowly move south, perhaps clearing to colder conditions through Christmas Eve. Northern parts colder with wintry showers.

Updated at: 1532 on Sat 20 Dec 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 25 Dec 2014 to Saturday 3 Jan 2015:

Largely fine, bright and cold on Christmas Day with many places starting with a frost. Across northern parts there will be some wintry showers, these most likely across northern Scotland. Showers will ease later with a widespread frost overnight, leading to a cold and bright day for many on Boxing Day. However, northern/northwestern parts will become increasingly unsettled with rain, perhaps transient snow, and strong winds developing; risk of gales/severe gales. Into the weekend, low pressure looks likely to become established over the UK bringing periods of rain/showers along with potentially very strong winds. There will also be the risk of some snow, most likely in the north. Into the following week, the most likely solution is for periods of frontal rain and milder temperatures interspersed by colder, showery conditions.

UK Outlook for Sunday 4 Jan 2015 to Sunday 18 Jan 2015:

The most likely scenario for the coming New Year is for a continuation of changeable, and at times, windy weather coming from the Atlantic with the wettest weather probably across western parts of the UK, and eastern parts most likely to see the best of any dry weather. In between the wetter periods there should be drier, brighter, and colder spells. Temperatures are most likely to be around, or slightly below, average for the time of year with overnight frosts and some snow expected, particularly over the high ground.

Updated at: 1532 on Sat 20 Dec 2014

Birling Gap (Beach) Tide Times

Sunday's Tide Times

(local port - Eastbourne)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:34 1.3
High 10:13 7.1
Low 16:57 1.1
High 22:40 7.2

Monday's Tide Times

(local port - Eastbourne)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:20 1.1
High 10:56 7.4
Low 17:44 0.9
High 23:23 7.4

Tuesday's Tide Times

(local port - Eastbourne)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:06 1
High 11:38 7.6
Low 18:30 0.8

Wednesday's Tide Times

(local port - Eastbourne)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:09 7.6
Low 06:52 0.8
High 12:23 7.7
Low 19:16 0.7

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Weather forecast map for Birling Gap (Beach)

Birling Gap (Beach) Birling Gap (Beach) – Partly cloudy night 50.743 0.2004
Rochester Rochester – Partly cloudy night 51.3875 0.5084
London London – Clear night 51.5081 -0.1248
Dover Dover – Partly cloudy night 51.1259 1.3179
Reading Reading – Clear night 51.4523 -0.9724
Southampton Southampton – Clear night 50.9093 -1.403
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Partly cloudy night 52.0382 -0.7555
Ipswich Ipswich – Clear night 52.0563 1.1499
Cambridge Cambridge – Partly cloudy night 52.2075 0.124
Swindon Swindon – Clear night 51.5556 -1.7784
Banbury Banbury – Partly cloudy night 52.0625 -1.3383
Yeovil Yeovil – Clear night 50.9416 -2.632
Peterborough Peterborough – Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.2388
Norwich Norwich – Partly cloudy night 52.6305 1.2991
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Jersey Jersey – Cloudy 49.2079 -2.1955
Boston Boston – Partly cloudy night 52.9786 -0.0249
Hereford Hereford – Partly cloudy night 52.056 -2.7146
Cardiff Cardiff – Clear night 51.4812 -3.1778
Exeter Exeter – Cloudy 50.7179 -3.5327

Location Details

Birling Gap (Beach)

Location: 50.743, 0.2004

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

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