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Christchurch - Friar's Cliff (Beach)

  • Sunny day 8 °C 6 °C
  • Light shower day 9 °C 2 °C
  • Heavy shower day 6 °C 3 °C
  • Cloudy 7 °C 3 °C
  • Heavy rain 11 °C 7 °C
  • Cloudy 10 °C 5 °C
  • Cloudy 10 °C 9 °C
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Heavy rain Heavy rain
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Temperature (°C)
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Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 16:33 Moon phase: New 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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WSW 35 54 WSW 35 53 WSW 29 46 WSW 28 44 WSW 27 43 W 28 44 W 25 41 W 22 35 W 21 33 W 17 27 W 18 28 W 21 32 W 21 33 W 21 32 W 21 33 WNW 20 32 WNW 19 29 WNW 18 29 W 17 26 W 16 25 W 15 24 WNW 15 24 W 14 22 W 14 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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UV index Expand
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Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 16:35 Moon phase: New 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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Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Sunny intervals Light shower day Heavy shower day Clear night Clear night
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Slight Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 16:36 Moon phase: New 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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Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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W 15 23 W 14 21 W 10 15 WNW 8 12 WNW 8 14 WNW 8 14 W 8 12 W 8 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
81% 83% 86% 87% 78% 76% 86% 90%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 16:38 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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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G M M M G G G
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 93% 93% 93% 92% 92% 91%
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Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight Moderate
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 16:40 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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Overcast Light rain Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 90% 88% 82% 79% 86% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 16:41 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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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast
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W 10 16 WSW 11 17 WSW 12 18 SW 13 19 SW 14 22 SW 15 24 SSW 16 25 SSW 17 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
88% 90% 91% 91% 87% 87% 92% 93%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 16:43 Moon phase: First quarter

∗ 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
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

South West England

Headline:

Strong winds and heavy rain overnight

This Evening and Tonight:

The cold and windy weather will continue this evening with scattered showers. Rain will arrive later in the evening with strengthening winds. Gales; perhaps severe, are expected over exposed coasts and hills overnight. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Thursday:

Strong winds will ease through the morning. A mixture of sunny spells and showers will continue through the day, perhaps turning wintry over the hills. Feeling cold in the wind. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunshine and scattered showers will continue through Friday, some wintry; remaining cold and windy. Winds will ease on Saturday with plenty of sunshine; turning wet and windy again on Sunday.

Updated: 14:01 on Wed 17 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain, snow and gales tonight, with showers in the north.

This Evening and Tonight:

Gales, locally severe gales, especially around coasts and hills,will spread across central and southern areas tonight, with occasionally heavy rain. Also, snow is expected for Northern Ireland, northern England and southern Scotland, with snow showers persisting across northwest Scotland.

Thursday:

Gales will clear eastern England early on Thursday leaving a cold and blustery day with sunny spells and scattered wintry showers, these most frequent in the north and west.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday, cold with some wintry showers, mainly in northwest. Saturday, mainly dry and bright after a frosty start but rain in southwest later. Sunday, rain with some snow in east.

Updated: 14:17 on Wed 17 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 22 Jan 2018 to Wednesday 31 Jan 2018:

Mainly dry and bright on Monday, although cloudier for southwestern parts later on Monday leading to a risk of rain and strong winds in the southwest by Tuesday. The latter half of the working week will see some rather unsettled weather with a rain band moving eastward on Wednesday followed by showers. Showers are likely to turn wintry in the north of the UK. There will be milder temperatures in the south on Wednesday, otherwise this period sees temperatures around average with limited overnight frosts. There remains quite a lot of uncertainty as we head into late January but the UK is likely to see a mixture of short-lived spells of rain and showers, with snow possible for some, followed by periods of colder, drier weather. Temperatures fluctuating around average.

UK Outlook for Thursday 1 Feb 2018 to Thursday 15 Feb 2018:

There is low confidence in the UK's weather through the first half of February. However, it is likely to be characterised by a mixture of short-lived spells of unsettled weather interspersed by showery periods and longer periods of more settled and drier weather. The unsettled spells will bring cloud and rain to parts of the UK and the showery periods may give snow in the north, especially over high ground. During the settled spells, it is likely to be cold with overnight frost and fog. Temperatures during this period will fluctuate around the average for the time of year.

Updated: 14:17 on Wed 17 Jan 2018 GMT

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