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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Porthcawl)

Porthcawl forecast
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Wed 20 Aug 2014
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Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night Clear night
14.9 15.8 16.2 16.8 16.0 15.5 15.6 15.5 14.1 12.5 11.1 10.3
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WNW 10 W 13 W 14 W 16 W 15 WNW 13 W 13 W 11 NW 9 WNW 5 NW 6 NNW 3
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VG E E E E E E E E E E E
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1019 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1019 1019 1019
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R R F F F F F F R R R R
Sunrise: 06:07 Sunset: 20:26 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thu 21 Aug 2014
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Sleet Light shower day Overcast Light shower day Heavy rain Light rain Heavy shower day
9.9 8.4 8.3 7.8 8.8 8.6 8.9 9.8 11.7 12.7 12.1 13.1 12.7
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NNW 5 N 5 N 5 N 6 N 5 ENE 2 ENE 5 N 2 ENE 2 W 7 W 13 WNW 7 WSW 14 26
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VG E E E E E VG VG E VG G E M
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1019 1019 1019 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016
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R S F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 06:09 Sunset: 20:24 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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Issued at: 1200 on Thu 21 Aug 2014

Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Mumbles Head 18.4
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 13.5
Lowest minimum temperature Bala 2.7
Highest rainfall Trawsgoed 8.6
Sunniest St Athan 10.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hurn 20.4
Lowest maximum temperature Cluanie Inn 10.5
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 2.1
Highest rainfall Kinlochewe 11.0
Sunniest Yeovilton 11.9

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)

Issued at: 0003 on Thu 21 Aug 2014

Weather Map

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Porthcawl Heavy shower day 51.4786 -3.7039
Barnstaple Overcast 51.0777 -4.0571
Pembroke Cloudy 51.6731 -4.9084
Hereford Sunny intervals 52.056 -2.7146
Yeovil Light shower day 50.9416 -2.632
Aberystwyth Cloudy 52.415 -4.0817
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.5118 -3.3118
Plymouth Sunny intervals 50.3713 -4.1348
Swindon Overcast 51.5556 -1.7784
Birmingham Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Banbury Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Camborne Cloudy 50.2122 -5.2937
Wrexham Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727
Reading Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Stoke-on-Trent Cloudy 53.0024 -2.178
Milton Keynes Sunny intervals 52.0382 -0.7555
Nottingham Cloudy 52.9545 -1.1565

Location Details

Porthcawl

Location: 51.4786, -3.7039

Altitude: 10m above mean sea level

St-Athan

Location: 51.405, -3.44

Altitude: 49 m above mean sea level

Distance from Porthcawl: 20.0 km