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  • Mon Monday
    13°C 10°C
    Cloudy
  • Tue Tuesday
    12°C 10°C
    Light rain
  • Wed Wednesday
    12°C 3°C
    Sunny intervals
  • Thu Thursday
    6°C 0°C
    Sunny day
  • Fri Friday
    6°C 6°C
    Cloudy
Monday (22 December 2014)
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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: 07:56 Sunset: 15:50 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index:3
Tuesday (23 December 2014)
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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: 07:57 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index:3
Wednesday (24 December 2014)
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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: 07:57 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 3 Daily air quality index:3
Thursday (25 December 2014)
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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: 07:58 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 3 Daily air quality index:3
Friday (26 December 2014)
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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: 07:58 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index:2
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Issued at: 1100 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for London & South East England

Windy and rather cloudy, but mild. Light drizzle at times.

Today:

A mild, windy and often cloudy day with perhaps some brief breaks in the cloud. The cloud may be thick enough at times for light drizzle at times. Strongest southwesterly winds along the south coast with local gales. Maximum Temperature 12C.

Tonight:

Staying windy with gusty southwesterlies, especially along the south coast, and remaining mild and mostly cloudy. Mostly dry, but perhaps some heavier rain affecting the south during the early hours. Minimum Temperature 10C.

Tuesday:

Remaining windy and mild with strong southwesterlies and spells of rain and drizzle at times. Winds continuing strongest along the south coast with local gales possible. Maximum Temperature 13C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Rain clearing early Wednesday to colder, sunny and dry conditions. Frosty start Christmas Day, but mainly dry and cold with sunshine. Dry and cold morning Friday, wind and rain later.

Updated at: 0321 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Windy with rain slowly sinking southwards. Colder, clearer in north.

Today:

Rain across northern England and Northern Ireland, heavy over western hills, moves slowly south. Further south remaining mild and cloudy with patchy rain. To the north, colder, clearer with showers, wintry over hills. Remaining windy, especially across northern England/Wales.

Tonight:

Rain stalling over northern England and Wales. Colder, clearer with showers, wintry over hills, to the north. To the south, remaining mild, cloudy and windy with patchy rain.

Tuesday:

Rain continues to erratically move south, locally heavy across western hills. Mild, cloudy and windy in the south with increasing rain in the west. Colder with showers in the north.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Rain erratically clearing southwards during Christmas Eve. Colder, clearer conditions with showers, wintry over northern hills, reaching all areas by Christmas Day. Further rain late Boxing Day in the west.

Updated at: 0241 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 27 Dec 2014 to Monday 5 Jan 2015:

Most places will be wet and windy on Saturday, with gales or sever gales developing in places. Southeastern areas of England may stay dry at first, however. Cloud and rain are expected to clear erratically eastwards during Sunday leaving sunny spells and scattered blustery showers. These will be most frequent across northern and western Britain, becoming wintry with snow in the north. Temperatures will initially be above average but fall below as the rain clears. It will become colder into the following week with snow showers developing across the north. These may spread southwards at times and it will be frosty with freezing fog patches possible. It may turn more unsettled with time, with wetter and windier conditions returning from the west, and temperatures becoming nearer normal.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 6 Jan 2015 to Tuesday 20 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 southern 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 possible, particularly over the high ground.

Updated at: 0241 on Mon 22 Dec 2014

Folkestone (Beach) Tide Times

Monday's Tide Times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:02 1
High 10:25 7.1
Low 18:21 0.9
High 22:51 7.2

Tuesday's Tide Times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:44 0.8
High 11:08 7.2
Low 19:01 0.8
High 23:37 7.3

Wednesday's Tide Times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 07:23 0.8
High 11:57 7.2
Low 19:40 0.8

Thursday's Tide Times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:27 7.3
Low 08:03 0.7
High 12:49 7.2
Low 20:22 0.8

Friday's Tide Times

(local port - Folkestone)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 01:18 7.2
Low 08:48 0.8
High 13:45 7
Low 21:06 1

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Folkestone (Beach)

Folkestone (Beach) Folkestone (Beach) – Cloudy 51.0816 1.191
Rochester Rochester – Cloudy 51.3875 0.5084
Brighton Brighton – Cloudy 50.822 -0.1356
London London – Overcast 51.5081 -0.1248
Ipswich Ipswich – Cloudy 52.0563 1.1499
Cambridge Cambridge – Cloudy 52.2075 0.124
Reading Reading – Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Cloudy 52.0382 -0.7555
Norwich Norwich – Cloudy 52.6305 1.2991
Southampton Southampton – Cloudy 50.9093 -1.403
Peterborough Peterborough – Cloudy 52.569 -0.2388
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Swindon Swindon – Light rain 51.5556 -1.7784
Boston Boston – Cloudy 52.9786 -0.0249
Nottingham Nottingham – Overcast 52.9545 -1.1565
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Lincoln Lincoln – Overcast 53.2304 -0.539
Yeovil Yeovil – Cloudy 50.9416 -2.632
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.056 -2.7146
Cardiff Cardiff – Light rain 51.4812 -3.1778

Location Details

Folkestone (Beach)

Location: 51.0816, 1.191

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

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