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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 18:59 Moon phase: New

∗ 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: 06:55 Sunset: 18:57 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
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

London & South East England

Headline:

Dry with warm sunny spells today.

Today:

Any early fog patches will quickly clear to leave a fine and dry day with sunny spells and light winds. It will feel a little warmer than of late. Maximum temperature 18 °C.

Tonight:

It will remain mostly dry with some clear spells overnight. This will allow it to become chilly in places, perhaps with some mist or fog patches forming. Minimum temperature 7 °C.

Wednesday:

A few light showers are possible at first, but these will soon ease to leave a mostly dry and bright day. Cloud will tend to increase later though. Maximum temperature 20 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Dry and warm with sunny spells Thursday, but rain moving eastwards later. Friday and Saturday will see any early fog patches slowly clearing to dry, sunny and warm conditions.

Updated: 02:53 on Tue 19 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A mostly pleasant and settled day.

Today:

A chilly morning with some patchy mist and fog and the odd coastal shower. Mist, fog and showers will clear to leave a dry day with plenty of sunny spells. With light winds it will feel pleasant in the sunshine.

Tonight:

A mostly dry night across the UK, although some cloud and rain pushing into Northern Ireland and western Scotland and the odd light shower in the southwest.

Wednesday:

Cloud and rain, at times heavy, in northwestern parts, along with some locally strong winds for western coasts and hills. Dry with sunny spells in the southeast.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Rain clearing eastward through Thursday. Mostly dry and sunny on Friday but rain arriving in the northwest, and then west later. Dry and fine on Saturday, cloudier in the north.

Updated: 03:04 on Tue 19 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 24 Sep 2017 to Tuesday 3 Oct 2017:

Through to the end of September it will probably stay rather unsettled in the north and western half of the UK, with rain and stronger winds at times, perhaps even gales for the far northwest next week. Further south and east there will be more in the way of sunshine and lighter winds. It is likely to become quite warm during the day at times, especially in the south and east, but with chilly nights in the forecast. There may be some mist and fog patches around first thing and these may last well into the morning on some days. Early in October the rather unsettled weather in the northwest will probably extend into the rest of the UK.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 4 Oct 2017 to Wednesday 18 Oct 2017:

As we head further into October there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast, although it looks most likely to be settled in the south and southeast at first, with the best of the dry and sunny weather. A more marked northwest-southeast split could develop again across the UK, bringing rain and strong winds across the northwest, with more unsettled conditions probably reaching all areas by the second half of the week. Temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal, with the south and southeast perhaps rather warm by day at first. However,there will be some chilly nights with early morning mist and fog as well as an increased chance of frost, most likely in the north.

Updated: 03:04 on Tue 19 Sep 2017 BST

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