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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Porthcawl)

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Porthcawl forecast
Thu 03 Sep 2015
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
14.6 14.5 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.3 13.0 12.4 11.9 11.6
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NW 13 WNW 15 W 16 NW 11 NW 11 NW 8 NNW 13 NNW 6 E 1 NW 2
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60% 64% 66% 65% 64% 64% 66% 69% 72% 74%
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Fri 04 Sep 2015
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Clear night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day
11.1 11.4 11.3 9.9 8.5 10.0 10.6 11.3 11.1 12.8 13.8 14.9 16.1 16.7 17.4
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SW 1 NW 3 WNW 7 NW 6 NNW 6 NNW 5 NW 6 NW 5 N 2 W 5 WNW 7 N 6 WNW 6 WNW 10 WNW 11
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E E E VG VG E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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77% 78% 80% 84% 87% 80% 80% 81% 83% 81% 75% 64% 62% 55% 54%
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1019 1019 1018 1018 1019 1019 1018 1019 1019 1019 1020 1020 1019 1019 1019
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R R R F F R S F R R R R R F F
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Issued at: 1400 on Fri 04 Sep 2015

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Usk No.2 16.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 13.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tredegar Bryn Bach Park 6.8 °C
Highest rainfall Hawarden 5.4 mm
Sunniest Valley 5.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Glasgow 18.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 9.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumalbin 3.8 °C
Highest rainfall Cromer 12.6 mm
Sunniest Glasgow 8.3 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 Fri 04 Sep 2015

Weather map

Fri 1400

Weather observation map for Porthcawl

Porthcawl Porthcawl – Sunny day 51.4786 -3.7039
Chivenor Chivenor – Sunny intervals 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 – Cloudy 52.083 -2.8
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Cloudy 51.006 -2.64
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Overcast 52.344 -3.947
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Cloudy 52.757 -3.464
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Overcast 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) – Sunny intervals 51.86 -1.692
Camborne Camborne – Light shower day 50.218 -5.33
Hawarden Hawarden – Cloudy 53.174 -2.986
Valley Valley – Overcast 53.252 -4.537
Benson Benson – Cloudy 51.62 -1.097
Leek Leek – Cloudy 53.12755 -1.97993
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25

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