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Porthcawl weather

  • Overcast 9 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    2 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    5 °C

  • Heavy rain 11 °C

    8 °C

  • Light shower day 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Light shower day 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Light shower day 11 °C

    8 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 12 December 2018)
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Warnings
Light shower night Heavy shower night Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast
40% 60% 20% 50% 60% 80% 50% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 14 24 ESE 14 22 ESE 14 22 E 14 22 ESE 15 24 ESE 15 24 ESE 17 26 ESE 18 28 ESE 19 29 ESE 19 29 ESE 19 29 SE 19 29 SE 19 29 SE 20 30 ESE 20 31 ESE 20 31 ESE 20 31 ESE 21 33 ESE 22 34 ESE 22 35 ESE 23 35 ESE 24 37 ESE 25 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G M M M M G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 87% 87% 88% 89% 93% 94% 93% 92% 91% 87% 86% 83% 82% 81% 80% 80% 79% 79% 80% 79% 78% 76%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 13 December 2018)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 25 39 ESE 25 39 ESE 25 40 ESE 25 40 ESE 25 39 ESE 25 39 ESE 25 38 ESE 25 39 ESE 24 38 ESE 24 37 ESE 24 37 ESE 24 36 ESE 24 37 E 24 36 E 23 35 E 22 34 E 21 33 E 21 33 E 20 33 E 20 32 E 19 31 E 18 29 E 18 28 E 17 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
74% 74% 73% 74% 73% 74% 74% 73% 73% 73% 73% 72% 71% 71% 70% 71% 71% 71% 73% 74% 76% 78% 80% 81%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:12 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 14 December 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 16 26 E 17 27 E 16 25 E 18 28 ESE 19 28 SE 17 26 SE 19 29 SE 19 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity
82% 83% 85% 81% 75% 73% 77% 79%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:13 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 15 December 2018)
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Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
50% 50% 60% 60% 60% 90% 90% 80%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 20 30 ESE 20 30 ESE 21 32 ESE 23 34 SE 22 34 SSE 20 29 S 20 29 SW 21 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M M P P G
Humidity
83% 85% 88% 90% 89% 91% 89% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
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Warnings
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
30% 10% 30% 30% 30% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 22 32 W 18 25 WSW 16 25 SW 17 25 SW 17 25 SW 17 25 SW 15 22 SW 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG G VG G G
Humidity
86% 85% 84% 84% 83% 83% 85% 86%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: First quarter
Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
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Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 30% 30% 30% 30% 30% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 14 21 WSW 15 21 WSW 13 19 WSW 13 19 SW 14 21 SW 14 21 SSW 14 20 S 16 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
85% 85% 87% 86% 82% 83% 85% 85%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:15 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
10% 20% 30% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 17 25 S 18 26 S 19 28 S 19 28 SSW 19 28 SSW 19 26 SSW 18 25 SSW 17 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M VG VG G G G
Humidity
85% 85% 86% 84% 83% 83% 84% 84%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:16 Sunset: 16:07 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Partly cloudy night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light shower night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Overcast 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Overcast 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light shower night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Overcast 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for Wales

Headline:

Often cloudy with some rain in the southwest.

This Evening and Tonight:

For many in the east it'll be a dry night with variable amounts of cloud. However it will be cloudier in the west, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading into the far southwest towards midnight, and lingering into morning. Minimum temperature 2 °C.

Wednesday:

Cloud and rain linger across southwestern Wales for much of the day. Elsewhere it will be drier and brighter, but with the odd spot of rain possible over the hills. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Often dry on Thursday and Friday but cloudy in the west, perhaps the odd shower, and overnight frosts. Wet and windy on Saturday with rain preceded by some hill snow.

Updated: 14:58 on Tue 11 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Damp and windy in the west. Increasingly sunny elsewhere.

Today:

Wednesday will be rather cloudy and increasingly windy, with patchy rain, across Northern Ireland, central and western Scotland, along with Wales and southwest England. Elsewhere it will be mostly dry and increasingly sunny, after a locally frosty and foggy start.

Tonight:

Cloudy and windy overnight across Northern Ireland, and the southwest corner of Britain, with occasional rain. A few showers in the east and northeast. Elsewhere, clear spells and a frost.

Thursday:

Patchy rain and strong winds will ease across Northern Ireland, west Devon and Cornwall. Plenty of sunshine elsewhere after a frosty start, although cold. Some showers near North Sea coasts.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Mostly fine Friday, although cold with early frost. Some showers northeast. Wet and windy weather moves east Saturday, with snow in north and east. Brighter, showery and less cold Sunday.

Updated: 01:00 on Wed 12 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 16 Dec 2018 to Tuesday 25 Dec 2018:

The middle of the month is likely to remain changeable with a mix of blustery showers and longer spells of rain, and a risk of severe gales at times. Temperatures however will return to near normal for the time of year, with the south and west becoming rather mild at times, although some colder air may move into the north at times to give the risk of some hill snow. Heading into the Christmas week and the most likely scenario is for a continuation of the changeable theme, with some further spells of wind and rain, but interspersed by some brighter but showery weather. Temperatures on the whole look likely to remain around normal, although turning briefly mild in any wet and windy spells, but cooler in any drier interludes.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 26 Dec 2018 to Wednesday 9 Jan 2019:

The end of 2018 is likely to remain fairly changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, possibly wintry over higher ground. Temperatures look likely to be around normal for the time of year. However, as we head into the New Year, there is the chance of high pressure becoming established close to the UK. This would bring drier and colder weather, but also an increasing chance of some snow showers and nighttime frosts.

Updated: 01:00 on Wed 12 Dec 2018 GMT

Location details

Porthcawl

Location
51.479, -3.704
Altitude
10 m above mean sea level

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