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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Porthcawl)

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Porthcawl forecast
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Thu 23 Oct 2014
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Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast
15.3 15.1 14.5 14.7 14.7 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6
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WSW 13 WSW 13 WSW 13 WSW 14 WSW 10 WSW 14 WSW 14 WSW 13 WSW 13
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Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 18:04 Moon phase: New
Fri 24 Oct 2014
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Light rain Light shower night Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Drizzle Heavy rain Overcast Drizzle Drizzle Heavy shower day Overcast
14.5 14.1 14.1 14.3 14.4 14.2 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.5 14.1 14.4 14.6 14.7 14.3 14.0
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WSW 13 WSW 15 WSW 13 WSW 15 WSW 11 WSW 10 WSW 10 WSW 10 SW 8 SSW 6 W 10 WSW 7 WSW 6 W 8 W 9 WNW 11
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Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 18:02 Moon phase: New
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Issued at: 1500 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 17.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tredegar Bryn Bach Park 12.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 9.3 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 16.8 mm
Sunniest Valley 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Leeming 17.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fylingdales 7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 35.6 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 3.4 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)

Issued at: 0003 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

Weather Map

Fri 1500

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