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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Porthcawl)

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Porthcawl forecast
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Fri 30 Jan 2015
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Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
6.3 6.7 6.7 5.5 5.2 4.4 4.1 4.2 4.1 3.2 3.3 3.6
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WNW 21 31 WNW 19 WNW 17 29 WNW 15 WNW 11 WNW 9 WNW 11 WNW 9 WNW 15 WNW 11 WNW 14 WNW 14
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
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Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 16:59 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Sat 31 Jan 2015
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Clear night Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower night Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day
2.9 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.8 4.1 5.2 6.1 6.3
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WNW 13 WNW 17 WNW 22 32 WNW 17 WNW 16 W 16 WNW 16 WNW 18 WNW 16 WNW 7 NW 8 NNW 9 NNW 14
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81% 79% 81% 81% 82% 83% 82% 88% 90% 86% 75% 68% 63%
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983 983 983 983 983 983 983 983 984 985 987 988 989
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R R R F R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 17:00 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Issued at: 1200 on Sat 31 Jan 2015

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 8.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Sennybridge 3.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy -0.4 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 16.0 mm
Sunniest St Athan 3.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 8.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 0.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tulloch Bridge -11.0 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 31.4 mm
Sunniest Edinburgh Gogarbank 7.0 hours

About extremes

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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: 2303 on Fri 30 Jan 2015

Weather map

Sat 1200

Weather observation map for Porthcawl

Porthcawl Porthcawl – Light shower day 51.4786 -3.7039
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Cloudy 51.0777 -4.0571
Exeter Exeter – No data 50.7179 -3.5327
Pembroke Pembroke – Overcast 51.6731 -4.9084
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.056 -2.7146
Yeovil Yeovil – Cloudy 50.9416 -2.632
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Sunny intervals 52.415 -4.0817
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Overcast 52.5118 -3.3118
Plymouth Plymouth – Heavy rain 50.3713 -4.1348
Swindon Swindon – Cloudy 51.5556 -1.7784
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Southampton Southampton – No data 50.9093 -1.403
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Camborne Camborne – Light shower day 50.2122 -5.2937
Wrexham Wrexham – Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727
Reading Reading – Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Overcast 53.0024 -2.178
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Light rain 52.0382 -0.7555
Nottingham Nottingham – Sunny intervals 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