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Sunrise: 06:39 Sunset: 18:57 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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Sunrise: 06:41 Sunset: 18:54 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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Sunrise: 06:42 Sunset: 18:52 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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Sunrise: 06:44 Sunset: 18:50 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 5

∗ 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: 06:45 Sunset: 18:48 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: 06:47 Sunset: 18:45 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: 06:49 Sunset: 18:43 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:

Sunny morning with rain edging eastwards. Cold and clear overnight.

Today:

Mostly dry and breezy with sunny spells through the morning, and gusty coastal winds. A band of cloud and rain will slowly edge into western counties by midday, continuing eastwards but perhaps not reaching Kent until dusk. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

Tonight:

The rain should eventually clear the east by midnight, leaving clear skies and light winds behind. Becoming quite cold with perhaps some mist and fog in places by dawn. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Friday:

A chilly start with any isolated fog patches clearing. A dry and sunny morning, then cloud will thicken during the afternoon, especially across western areas, but likely remaining dry. Maximum temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Perhaps cloudy initially Saturday, but dry, and soon becoming warm and sunny. Mostly dry and warm Sunday and Monday with sunny spells, but with an increasing chance of showers Monday.

Updated: 02:36 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the west moving east later.

Today:

Morning wind and rain in Scotland, Wales and western England will move eastwards, leaving brighter weather behind it later. Eastern England will be dry and bright all morning but become cloudier later. Northern Ireland will have sunshine and showers.

Tonight:

Rain in central England will move further east and then clear, leaving the UK with a mainly dry, clear and cold night. A few mist and fog patches will form.

Friday:

Morning mist patches may be slow to clear but it will become dry and bright in the east. Rain in Northern Ireland will move into Scotland, Wales and western England.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday will be bright and breezy for most, and windy in the northwest. Sunday and Monday are likely to be wet in the west, but largely dry in the east.

Updated: 04:13 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 25 Sep 2017 to Wednesday 4 Oct 2017:

Next week there will be plenty of dry weather, but there will be light rain for a time. It will be rather warm during the day time, but it is likely to be chilly at night with some mist or fog patches possible, which may last well into the morning on some days. The second half of the week will be more unsettled with wet and windy weather more likely in the northwest, with a risk of gales or perhaps severe gales. The best of the drier and brighter weather will be in the southeast. Into the start of October there is an increased chance of all parts seeing the unsettled conditions, with rain and stronger winds likely at times.

UK Outlook for Thursday 5 Oct 2017 to Thursday 19 Oct 2017:

Through early October there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast. It will be changeable, with the northwest likely to see more unsettled conditions with strong winds or gales possible, with perhaps more settled interludes in the southeast. Temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal. 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: 04:13 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

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