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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Porthcawl)

Porthcawl forecast
  • Wed
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Wed 23 Jul 2014
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Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast
25.8 25.2 23.4 22.2 22.5
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E 10 ENE 6 NNE 6 NNE 8 NE 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1017 1017 1017 1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising) arrow down
F F F R R
Sunrise: 05:25 Sunset: 21:15 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thu 24 Jul 2014
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
22.5 22.4 21.1 20.1 19.1 18.4 18.2 18.5 19.5 20.8 21.6 22.8 23.5 24.1 25.3 25.8 27.0 27.3 27.1
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ENE 13 E 13 ENE 11 ENE 10 NE 11 NE 7 ENE 13 ENE 13 ENE 13 ENE 16 ENE 16 ENE 14 ENE 13 ENE 13 E 13 E 13 E 10 E 10 E 8
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Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1017 1017 1018 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising) arrow down
R R R R F F F R R R R R R F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:26 Sunset: 21:14 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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Issued at: 1900 on Thu 24 Jul 2014

Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Porthmadog 29.2
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 23.9
Lowest minimum temperature Bala 10.1
Highest rainfall Aberdaron 0.2
Sunniest Valley 14.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 29.8
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.4
Lowest minimum temperature Carterhouse 7.8
Highest rainfall Inverbervie 0.4
Sunniest Tiree 15.2

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: 0002 on Thu 24 Jul 2014

Weather Map

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