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Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle (Beach)

Christchurch - Highcliffe Castle (Beach) last 24 hours
  • 20°C 16°C
    Sunny intervals
  • 19°C 14°C
    Light rain
  • 17°C 13°C
    Light shower day
  • 19°C 13°C
    Light shower day
  • 21°C 14°C
    Sunny intervals
  • 21°C 14°C
    Sunny intervals
  • 19°C 16°C
    Cloudy
Thursday   (20 July 2017)
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Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
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W 12 19 WSW 14 22 WSW 20 29 WSW 20 30 WSW 19 28 WSW 19 28 WSW 18 28 WSW 18 27 WSW 15 24 SW 15 23 SW 16 24
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VG VG E E E E E E E E E
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Slight Slight Slight Slight
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6 5 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 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.

Friday   (21 July 2017)
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Temperature (°C)
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13 13 13 13 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 14 14 14 14 15 15 14 14 13 13 13
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SSW 18 27 SSW 19 29 SSW 20 31 SSW 21 33 SSW 22 34 SSW 21 34 S 21 33 S 21 33 S 22 34 S 22 34 S 22 35 S 22 35 S 22 35 SSE 21 35 SSE 22 36 SSE 21 34 SSE 20 32 SSE 19 30 SSE 19 33 S 19 30 S 17 27 S 15 25 S 15 23 SSW 15 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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Slight Slight Slight Moderate Moderate Slight Slight Slight
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0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 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.

Saturday   (22 July 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Thunder Heavy shower day Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
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13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
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SW 11 17 SSW 12 19 SSW 12 19 SSW 15 22 SSW 16 27 S 18 30 S 19 29 SSW 17 27 S 12 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
E VG E E VG G VG VG VG
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87% 84% 78% 78% 76% 77% 79% 81% 86%
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Slight Slight Slight Slight Slight Slight Slight Moderate
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0 0 0 1 3 4 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.

Sunday   (23 July 2017)
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Temperature (°C)
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13 12 12 15 15 15 16 15
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10% <5% <5% 10% 20% 40% 60% 10%
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W 9 14 WNW 10 16 W 10 16 W 11 19 WSW 15 24 WSW 16 25 W 11 17 W 8 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG
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90% 92% 89% 72% 70% 71% 79% 86%
On or Off Shore Winds [BETA] arrow down
Offshore Sea State* [Beta] arrow down
Slight Slight Slight Slight Slight Slight Slight Slight
UV index arrow down
0 0 1 4 6 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.

Monday   (24 July 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
Temperature (°C)
15 14 14 18 20 20 20 17
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14 12 13 16 17 18 18 16
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<5% <5% <5% 10% 30% 30% 10% <5%
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WNW 9 13 NW 9 15 NW 9 15 NW 11 20 NW 12 22 NW 13 22 NW 10 18 NW 8 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G VG VG G VG VG VG
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90% 93% 89% 76% 68% 64% 70% 83%
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Slight Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) 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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Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
Temperature (°C)
15 15 15 18 20 21 20 17
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14 13 14 18 19 19 19 17
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<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
NW 9 13 NNW 9 14 NNW 8 14 NW 7 14 W 9 17 W 9 16 WNW 9 15 WNW 8 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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89% 91% 88% 74% 68% 64% 68% 82%
On or Off Shore Winds [BETA] arrow down
Offshore Sea State* [Beta] arrow down
Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets) Smooth (wavelets)
UV index arrow down
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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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
15 15 15 17 19 18 18 17
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15 14 14 16 17 16 16 15
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<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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NW 7 11 WNW 7 11 WNW 7 12 W 10 17 SW 13 22 SW 14 23 WSW 14 22 WSW 14 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G VG VG VG VG VG M
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87% 90% 89% 82% 75% 76% 80% 86%
On or Off Shore Winds [BETA] arrow down
Offshore Sea State* [Beta] arrow down
UV index arrow down
0 0 1 3 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: 1300 on Thu 20 Jul 2017

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for South West England

Sunny spells today. Feeling fresher than of late.

Today:

A largely dry and bright start away from the far east. Sunny spells continuing through the day, accompanied by an occasional shower for some, most likely across western counties. Feeling fresher than Wednesday for most. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Tonight:

Eastern parts seeing a mostly dry night with some clear spells. However, the skies will cloud over further west overnight, with showers or longer spells of rain for most. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

Friday:

Heavy rain slowly spreading eastwards through Friday, clearing western counties during the afternoon, leaving drier and brighter conditions here to end the day. Very windy to begin with. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Unsettled with showers, sometimes heavy and thundery, or longer spells of rain at times. However, some sunshine also likely. Feeling rather cool for most. Breezy at times too, especially Saturday.

Updated at: 0343 on Thu 20 Jul 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Unsettled at times over the coming days.

Today:

Cloud and patchy rain moving eastwards, clearing all but the far northeast during the day. Fresher and brighter conditions following in from the west. However, showers, perhaps thundery then spreading across Northern Ireland by the afternoon, reaching southwestern parts later.

Tonight:

Northeastern parts becoming drier overnight. Staying mostly dry elsewhere in the north and east, with clear spells. Further west, cloudy and windy with showers or longer spells of rain.

Friday:

A mostly dry and bright day for central and eastern counties. Meanwhile, rain, heavy at times, will spread across western parts, inching eastwards as the day progresses. Windy in west.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Unsettled with showers, sometimes heavy and thundery, or longer spells of rain at times. However, some sunshine also likely. Feeling rather cool for most. Breezy at times too.

Updated at: 0327 on Thu 20 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