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Sunrise: 06:05 Sunset: 20:14 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2

∗ 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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Sunrise: 06:06 Sunset: 20:12 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2

∗ 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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Sunrise: 06:08 Sunset: 20:10 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2

∗ 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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Sunrise: 06:09 Sunset: 20:08 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2

∗ 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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UV index
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Sunrise: 06:11 Sunset: 20:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3

∗ 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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Sunrise: 06:12 Sunset: 20:04 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

∗ 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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Sunrise: 06:14 Sunset: 20:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

∗ 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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Forecast Summary

Regional Forecast for South West England

Headline:

Fine and warm with the odd shower.

Today:

It will be a fine, warm and rather humid day with plenty of sunny spells. Odd showers are possible, but most will remain dry and winds will be light. Maximum temperature 26 °C.

Tonight:

Any showers will fade through the evening to leave a generally dry and warm night. Cloud will thicken in the west later bringing hill fog and patchy rain and drizzle. Minimum temperature 14 °C.

Wednesday:

Cloud and patchy drizzle will move eastwards through the morning, leaving behind a fresher but bright day, with plenty of sunny spells and light winds. Maximum temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Generally dry through the rest of the week with plenty of warm sunny spells and mostly light winds. A few light showers are possible, but most should stay dry.

Updated: 06:01 on Tue 22 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the northwest. Mostly dry, warm and humid elsewhere.

Today:

Damp start across Scotland, but rain easing. However, showery rain returning to Northern Ireland and western Scotland; heavy and thundery later. After a murky start for England and Wales, becoming brighter, very warm and humid with the odd heavy shower.

Tonight:

Heavy, thundery rain will move across Scotland and northern England. Elsewhere, generally dry with clear spells and some hill fog. Warm and humid, but turning slightly fresher from the west.

Wednesday:

Heavy rain becoming confined to northeast Scotland. Further south, some patchy rain, but sunny and very warm in the southeast. A fresher day elsewhere with sunny spells and scattered showers.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Staying changeable, with showers or longer spells of rain across the north and west, whilst generally dry in the south. Perhaps more widely drier by Saturday with isolated showers.

Updated: 02:57 on Tue 22 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 26 Aug 2017 to Monday 4 Sep 2017:

Saturday is likely to be dry for most of us and warm in the east. One or two showers remain possible. Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday will probably become changeable again, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain, particularly in the north and west. However, parts of the southeast may stay mainly dry with some sunny spells. It will be windy at times, especially in the north, with a risk of gales here. Into the following week, there remains a lot of uncertainty, although we may continue to see spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest, with drier spells, mainly in the south. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps rather warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 to Tuesday 19 Sep 2017:

During this period, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south.

Updated: 02:57 on Tue 22 Aug 2017 BST