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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Porthcawl)

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Porthcawl forecast
Sun 07 Feb 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light rain Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Light rain Light rain Overcast Heavy shower night Light shower night Heavy rain Overcast Light shower night
5.6 6.7 6.6 6.4 8.0 6.7 8.6 8.5 7.8 6.4 6.7 7.0 8.5 9.4 10.3 9.4 10.0 9.8
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SW 19 33 SW 26 37 W 26 43 W 24 43 W 21 38 W 24 43 WSW 24 36 WSW 25 38 WSW 26 44 WSW 25 41 SW 19 32 SSW 17 31 SSW 24 34 SW 22 39 SW 31 47 WSW 36 66 WSW 28 48 WSW 32 47
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VG VG M VG VG M VG VG VG VG VG G E G G M G M
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82% 80% 85% 85% 76% 80% 73% 68% 75% 84% 84% 86% 87% 91% 89% 92% 80% 78%
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989 989 990 991 993 994 994 994 994 993 992 990 987 985 984 984 984 983
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R R R R R R R R F F F F F F F F F F
Mon 08 Feb 2016
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Light shower night Overcast Light shower night Overcast Overcast Light shower night
6.5 7.8 6.7 8.1 7.3 6.1
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W 38 54 WSW 28 39 W 33 49 WSW 29 53 WSW 30 56 W 32 52
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M G G P G G
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90% 84% 82% 80% 79% 87%
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984 983 984 983 983 982
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F F R F F F
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Issued at: 0500 on Mon 8 Feb 2016

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St Athan 10.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 7.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 32.6 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 3.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 3.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 40.6 mm
Sunniest Manston 5.7 hours

About extremes

Highest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest minimum temperature - (2100 on the previous day to 0900 on the date shown)

Highest rainfall -(2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

Sunniest - (2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

Issued at: 2302 on Sun 7 Feb 2016

Weather map

Mon 0500

Weather observation map for Porthcawl

Porthcawl Porthcawl – Light shower night 51.4786 -3.7039
St-Athan St-Athan – Light shower night 51.405 -3.44
Chivenor Chivenor – Overcast 51.089 -4.149
Exeter Airport Exeter Airport – No data 50.737 -3.405
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Overcast 51.708 -5.055
Hereford Hereford – Heavy shower night 52.083 -2.8
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Cloudy 51.006 -2.64
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Overcast 52.344 -3.947
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Overcast 52.757 -3.464
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Light shower night 50.354 -4.121
Lyneham Lyneham – Overcast 51.5031 -1.9924
Coleshill Coleshill – Light shower night 52.48 -1.689
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Overcast 51.149 -1.57
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Cloudy 51.86 -1.692
Camborne Camborne – Light shower night 50.218 -5.33
Hawarden Hawarden – Cloudy 53.174 -2.986
Benson Benson – Cloudy 51.62 -1.097
Leek Leek – Drizzle 53.12755 -1.97993

Location Details

Porthcawl

Location: 51.4786, -3.7039

Altitude: 10.0m above mean sea level

St-Athan

Location: 51.405, -3.44

Altitude: 49.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Porthcawl: 20.0 km