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Charmouth - West (Beach) last 24 hours
  • 18°C 14°C
    Heavy rain
  • 16°C 12°C
    Heavy shower day
  • 19°C 14°C
    Light shower day
  • 22°C 14°C
    Sunny intervals
  • 20°C 15°C
    Sunny intervals
  • 19°C 16°C
    Cloudy
  • 18°C 14°C
    Cloudy
Friday   (21 July 2017)
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SSW 27 42 S 28 42 S 27 41 S 27 41 S 28 43 S 27 42 S 27 42 S 27 42 S 28 43 S 27 42 S 25 42 S 25 41 S 21 36 S 20 33 S 17 29 S 18 29 SSW 13 22 SSW 12 20 SSW 12 20 SW 11 19 SW 10 17
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Saturday   (22 July 2017)
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Sunday   (23 July 2017)
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Monday   (24 July 2017)
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NW 12 18 NW 12 20 NW 13 22 NNW 14 25 NNW 13 24 NW 13 23 NW 13 21 NW 11 16
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Slight Slight Slight Slight Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Slight Smooth (wavelets)
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0 0 1 4 6 4 1 0

* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Tuesday   (25 July 2017)
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Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets)
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0 0 1 4 7 4 1 0

* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Wednesday   (26 July 2017)
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Smooth (wavelets)
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0 0 1 3 4 2 1 0

* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Thursday   (27 July 2017)
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WSW 13 21 WSW 13 20 WSW 12 19 WSW 13 22 WSW 15 26 WSW 16 26 WSW 16 25 WSW 15 23
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0 0 1 2 5 3 1 0

* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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Issued at: 0200 on Fri 21 Jul 2017

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for South West England

Wet and windy with the risk of thunder. Unseasonably cool.

Today:

Heavy and persistent rain will arrive from the west this morning. The heavy rain will persist through the day, with the risk of hail and thunder. It will also be windy, with coastal gales likely. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Tonight:

The wind and rain will clear eastwards this evening. There will be some dry spells, however heavy showers will move in from the west through the early hours. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Saturday:

The heavy showers will continue through Saturday, with the risk of hail and thunder. It should become drier and brighter by the evening though. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Mainly cloudy with the risk of further showers on Sunday. Monday and Tuesday will then be largely dry and bright, with some sunny spells and light winds.

Updated at: 0402 on Fri 21 Jul 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Wet and windy in the west. Sunny in the east.

Today:

A band of heavy and persistent rain will affect the west and southwest from dawn, with the risk of thunder and coastal gales. It will edge slowly eastwards, however eastern parts will be bright with scattered showers.

Tonight:

The rain band will slowly move across western and central parts tonight, still with some heavy outbreaks. Heavy showers in the southwest later, but for many it will become dry.

Saturday:

There will be sunshine and scattered showers for many on Saturday, with the risk of hail and thunder. The far north will stay dry, with the best of the sunshine.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Further thundery showers are likely on Sunday. Monday and Tuesday will then be mostly dry and bright, perhaps with some showers in central and eastern parts.

Updated at: 0353 on Fri 21 Jul 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 25 Jul 2017 to Thursday 3 Aug 2017:

Many areas will be dry on Tuesday with some sunny spells but there is the chance of a few showers, especially in the east. Early on Wednesday, there is an increasing chance of cloud and rain spreading into western areas, accompanied by strengthening winds. Staying unsettled through the rest of the week as bands of rain continue to move in from the west, interspersed by brighter and showery interludes. Rain or showers could be heavy at times, especially in the northwest, with the driest weather further south and east. It will be windy at times with the risk of gales across the north, and often rather cool, especially in the west. This changeable weather is likely to continue into the start of August, especially in the north.

Updated at: 1231 on Thu 20 Jul 2017

UK Outlook for Thursday 3 Aug 2017 to Thursday 17 Aug 2017:

There is low confidence throughout this period. We are likely to see some fine, dry spells of weather across the United Kingdom, but also some unsettled weather at times, mainly in the north. Temperatures are likely to recover to some extent with warmer than average temperatures at times through to mid-August, but there may be cooler conditions at times, especially in the northwest.

Updated at: 1232 on Thu 20 Jul 2017