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Saunton Sands (Beach) weather

  • Light shower day 10 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Heavy rain 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Light rain 11 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    5 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
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Warnings
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy shower day Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy shower night
<5% <5% 10% 80% 70% 60% 80% 90% 90% 90% 60% 80% 70%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 15 22 SSW 17 24 SSW 18 25 SSW 20 29 SSW 19 28 SW 21 30 SSW 20 30 SSW 18 27 SW 24 34 SW 22 31 SW 20 30 SW 21 31 SW 21 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E G E E E E G E VG E VG
Humidity
85% 81% 78% 83% 85% 86% 86% 89% 87% 89% 86% 86% 86%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate Rough
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:17 Sunset: 16:11 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 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.

Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
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
Heavy rain Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain
90% 60% 40% 30% 40% 10% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 20% 50% 60% 60% 60% ≥95%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 25 38 WSW 22 34 WSW 26 38 W 25 38 W 25 37 W 24 36 W 22 33 W 21 32 W 20 31 W 19 30 WSW 20 30 WSW 19 30 WSW 20 31 WSW 20 31 WSW 20 32 WSW 20 32 WSW 19 29 SW 16 25 SW 13 22 SSW 12 21 S 12 20 SSW 14 23 SSW 15 24 SSW 14 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E E E E VG VG G G G P
Humidity
84% 86% 83% 83% 81% 80% 81% 81% 81% 80% 78% 77% 76% 77% 77% 77% 77% 79% 81% 85% 89% 91% 91% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Rough Moderate
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:17 Sunset: 16:11 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous 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 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy
≥95% 90% 50% 10% 10% 10% 40% 20%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 14 24 WSW 26 43 WSW 28 46 WSW 27 44 WSW 24 39 WSW 21 36 WSW 23 39 WSW 29 49
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
P M G VG E G VG VG
Humidity
93% 94% 90% 83% 78% 81% 85% 80%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Very rough
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:18 Sunset: 16:12 Moon phase: Full 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 22 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 24 39 W 20 34 W 18 31 WSW 17 28 WSW 16 26 SW 13 22 SSW 12 19 S 12 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
82% 86% 86% 85% 86% 87% 94% 93%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Rough Moderate
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:18 Sunset: 16:12 Moon phase: Full 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 23 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain
10% 20% 60% 40% 50% 80% 80% 60%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 12 21 SSW 13 21 SSW 14 23 SSW 14 24 SW 16 27 SW 14 23 SW 12 21 SW 14 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M M M M M
Humidity
93% 94% 94% 94% 94% 95% 95% 94%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:19 Sunset: 16:13 Moon phase: Full 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.

Monday (Monday 24 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
60% 60% 20% 50% 50% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 15 25 SW 14 22 WSW 14 23 WNW 12 19 WNW 14 23 W 13 22 W 12 20 W 12 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G M G VG G G G
Humidity
94% 93% 92% 90% 85% 86% 89% 89%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
Moderate
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:19 Sunset: 16:13 Moon phase: Full

∗ 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 25 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 11 17 WNW 10 15 WNW 9 13 SE 9 15 SE 10 17 SSE 9 16 S 9 15 SSW 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G M M VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 93% 94% 93% 89% 89% 91% 92%
On or Off Shore Winds
Offshore Sea State ∗
No Data
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:20 Sunset: 16:14 Moon phase: Waning gibbous

∗ 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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Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny intervals 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy shower day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Heavy shower day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny intervals 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny intervals 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for South West England

Headline:

Sunshine and increasingly frequent and heavy showers.

Today:

There will be some sunshine in the morning but southwest England will become increasingly cloudy and breezy. Blustery showers will become heavy, blustery and perhaps thundery during the afternoon. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

Blustery, heavy and sometimes thundery showers will continue during the first part of the night, easing later in the night. Minimum temperature 6 °C.

Thursday:

Longer sunny spells are likely on Thursday but a brisk breeze will develop along with a few showers. Persistent rain will move into Cornwall and Devon in the late afternoon. Maximum temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Following heavy rain and strong winds in the early hours of Friday, brighter mainly dry weather is expected during Friday and Saturday. More wind and rain is likely on Sunday.

Updated: 00:44 on Wed 19 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Heavy showers, especially in the west and near southern coasts.

Today:

Morning sunshine will be interrupted by frequent showers in the south. With time, the showers will focus on western areas and southern coasts but become heavy, blustery and perhaps thundery, leaving eastern parts with the best of the afternoon sunshine.

Tonight:

Heavy and blustery showers will affect most areas during the first part of the night but they will pull back to southern and western coasts by morning.

Thursday:

Early frost in northern Scotland will be followed by sunshine and showers across the UK. The heaviest and most frequent showers will affect Northern Ireland, western Scotland and northwest England.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Heavy rain and strong winds will sweep from southwest to northeast on Friday morning, leaving brighter drier weather by Saturday. More rain is likely on Sunday everywhere except northern Scotland.

Updated: 00:40 on Wed 19 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 23 Dec 2018 to Tuesday 1 Jan 2019:

Sunday will see a band of cloud and rain move northeastwards, followed by a mixture of sunny spells and further organised bands of rain or heavy showers. It'll be windy too, especially towards the coasts in the south and west. Temperatures will tend to stay mild for the time of year. The north and west is likely to stay rather wet and windy on Christmas Eve, with the rest of the UK looking drier. For Christmas Day itself, it may be drier, brighter and colder for most, followed by some rain later. As we head towards the New Year, dry cold and bright weather becomes more likely, with any weather systems becoming increasingly confined to the north or northeast.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 2 Jan 2019 to Wednesday 16 Jan 2019:

Through the first half of January, there is an increasing likelihood that colder weather may begin to dominate with a greater chance of seeing east or northeasterly winds. Should this occur, then wintry conditions are possible in eastern, southern and central areas with western parts of the UK staying relatively drier. Though should any Atlantic frontal systems try to make inroads western areas could also see some snow. Although signals suggest that a cold spell is the most likely scenario in early January, the extent and longevity of the cold weather is uncertain. Wet, windy and mild weather may still be possible at times.

Updated: 00:40 on Wed 19 Dec 2018 GMT

Location details

Saunton Sands (Beach)

Location
51.099, -4.223
Altitude
0 m above mean sea level

Saunton Sands (Beach) tide times

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 02:43 5.9
Low 09:03 1.3
High 15:07 6.4
Low 21:36 1.1

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:34 6.5
Low 10:09 1
High 15:56 6.9
Low 22:38 0.8

Friday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:20 7
Low 11:06 0.7
High 16:43 7.3
Low 23:33 0.5

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:05 7.5
Low 12:02 0.5
High 17:29 7.6

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 00:26 0.4
High 05:51 7.8
Low 12:53 0.3
High 18:16 7.8

Monday's tide times

(local port - Appledore)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:14 0.3
High 06:37 8
Low 13:39 0.2
High 19:03 7.8

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