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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Porthcawl)

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Porthcawl forecast
Sat 24 Sep 2016
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Sunny day Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Heavy shower night Cloudy Light shower night Heavy rain
17.7 ° 17.5 ° 17.9 ° 19.0 ° 18.9 ° 18.2 ° 18.0 ° 18.0 ° 16.5 ° 16.5 ° 16.5 ° 16.0 °
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SSE 13 ESE 10 SSE 6 S 7 S 9 S 9 S 9 S 10 S 9 S 11 SSE 10 SE 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
E VG VG VG G G VG VG M VG G M
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73% 79% 81% 74% 73% 79% 78% 77% 91% 92% 96% 98%
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1014 1013 1013 1012 1011 1010 1010 1009 1009 1009 1009 1008
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Sun 25 Sep 2016
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Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals
16.3 ° 13.3 ° 13.4 ° 14.6 ° 14.5 ° 15.0 ° 14.8 ° 14.3 ° 14.2 ° 14.6 ° 15.5 ° 15.3 °
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SSE 10 W 9 WSW 8 WSW 16 W 13 33 WSW 15 WSW 18 31 WSW 19 32 W 16 30 W 16 31 W 19 W 16 30
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P P VG VG G G G G VG VG G VG
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99% 97% 97% 90% 91% 83% 79% 78% 79% 74% 67% 68%
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1100 on Sun 25 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Rhyl 21.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 17.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Llysdinam 8.7 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 11.8 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 1.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 24.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 13.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature East Malling 6.3 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 41.6 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 9.7 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: 0002 on Sun 25 Sep 2016

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Porthcawl

Porthcawl Porthcawl – Sunny intervals 51.4786 -3.7039
St-Athan St-Athan – Sunny intervals 51.405 -3.44
Chivenor Chivenor – Cloudy 51.089 -4.149
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Sunny intervals 50.7366 -3.40458
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Sunny intervals 51.708 -5.055
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.083 -2.8
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Sunny intervals 51.006 -2.64
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Cloudy 52.344 -3.947
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Sunny day 52.757 -3.464
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Sunny day 50.354 -4.121
Lyneham Lyneham – Cloudy 51.5031 -1.9924
Coleshill Coleshill – Cloudy 52.48 -1.689
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Cloudy 51.149 -1.57
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – No data 51.86 -1.692
Camborne Camborne – Sunny intervals 50.218 -5.33
Hawarden Hawarden – Sunny intervals 53.174 -2.986
Mona Mona – Sunny day 53.26 -4.376
Benson Benson – Cloudy 51.62 -1.097
Leek Leek – Overcast 53.12755 -1.97993

Location Details

Porthcawl

Location: 51.4786, -3.7039

Altitude: 10.0 m 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