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Swanage - Central (Beach)

  • Light shower day 17 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 17 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny day 17 °C

    16 °C

  • Light shower day 18 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny intervals 18 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    14 °C

Thursday (Thursday 21 September 2017)
Now 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
70% 60% 90% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 13 29 SSW 16 31 SW 16 29 SW 15 27 WSW 15 24 WSW 13 21 W 13 22 W 13 22 WNW 10 18 WNW 8 18 WNW 7 16 WNW 7 15 W 7 16 WNW 8 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG E E E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 88% 86% 82% 75% 73% 65% 64% 65% 70% 76% 80% 84% 84%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight Moderate Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:52 Sunset: 19:09 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.

Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 7 16 W 6 13 W 5 11 W 4 8 W 3 6 WSW 3 6 S 3 5 S 4 6 SSW 4 10 SW 8 16 SW 10 18 SW 11 19 SW 11 20 SW 12 21 SW 13 22 SW 13 23 SW 13 23 SW 13 22 SSW 12 21 SSW 10 20 SSW 10 20 SSW 10 20 SSW 11 21 SSW 11 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G M M VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
86% 90% 91% 94% 96% 94% 93% 91% 85% 72% 63% 60% 59% 58% 60% 62% 64% 66% 69% 73% 74% 75% 75% 75%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight Smooth (wavelets)
UV index Expand
1 2 2 3 3 4 3 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:07 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.

Saturday (Saturday 23 September 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 °
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13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 12 22 SSW 11 21 S 9 17 S 9 16 S 12 20 SSE 13 21 SE 14 23 SE 13 21 ESE 15 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
75% 76% 79% 81% 70% 60% 60% 72% 78%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Smooth (wavelets) Slight
UV index Expand
2 4 2
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 19:05 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.

Sunday (Sunday 24 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% <5% 40% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 15 23 SE 13 21 SSE 12 19 SSE 12 19 SSE 10 17 SSE 7 12 SE 10 16 SSW 7 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG G G G G
Humidity Expand
80% 82% 86% 80% 82% 84% 89% 93%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
2 3 1
Sunrise: 06:56 Sunset: 19:02 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 4

∗ 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 (Monday 25 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 50% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 8 12 ESE 8 12 NW 7 11 NE 8 13 ENE 9 15 E 9 14 ENE 7 11 W 8 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G M G G G G G
Humidity Expand
94% 95% 96% 93% 84% 80% 88% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
1 3 1
Sunrise: 06:58 Sunset: 19:00 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.

Tuesday (Tuesday 26 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 9 13 NNW 11 16 NNW 11 16 E 10 16 SE 10 16 SSE 10 16 SSE 10 15 SSE 11 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 96% 89% 80% 79% 89% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
Slight
UV index Expand
2 3 1
Sunrise: 07:00 Sunset: 18:58 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.

Wednesday (Wednesday 27 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 12 18 SE 12 18 SE 13 19 SE 14 21 SSE 15 23 SSE 14 22 SSE 13 19 S 14 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG G
Humidity Expand
92% 93% 93% 87% 81% 81% 87% 88%
On or Off Shore Winds Expand
Offshore Sea State ∗ Expand
No Data
UV index Expand
2 3 1
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 18:56 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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Met Office 10:00, Thu
Tiree Sunny day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Heavy shower day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Light rain 51.556 -1.778
York Light rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light shower day 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy rain 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for South West England

Headline:

Wet and wind this morning, but brightening up

Today:

Rain and wind in the west will gradually move to the rest of the region, including some heavy bursts in places. The rain will gradually clear from the west and the winds will ease, leaving late sunshine. Maximum temperature 17 °C.

Tonight:

After a bright evening with late sunshine and lighter winds, a dry, clear and rather cold night will follow. A few mist and fog patches will form in prone spots. Minimum temperature 5 °C.

Friday:

Mist patches will soon clear and there will be morning sunshine. It will gradually cloud over though and patchy rain will arrive in the west by late afternoon. Maximum temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday will be bright and breezy, and windy on the coast. Sunday and Monday are likely to be cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain concentrated in the west.

Updated: 05:08 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

Location details

Swanage - Central (Beach)

Location
50.613, -1.958
Altitude
0.0 m above mean sea level

Swanage - Central (Beach) tide times

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Swanage)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:50 0.3
High 09:57 2.1
Low 17:10 0.4
High 22:08 2

Friday's tide times

(local port - Swanage)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:28 0.4
High 10:34 2
Low 17:46 0.5
High 22:50 2

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Swanage)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:03 0.5
High 11:24 2
Low 18:21 0.6
High 23:45 2

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Swanage)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:38 0.6
High 12:21 2
Low 18:55 0.7

Monday's tide times

(local port - Swanage)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:49 1.9
Low 07:11 0.7
High 13:27 1.9
Low 19:28 0.8

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Swanage)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:02 1.8
Low 07:44 0.9
High 14:38 1.8
Low 20:02 1

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