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South West England regional forecast

South West England forecast map

Exeter Heavy rain 50.718 -3.533
Camborne Light shower day 50.212 -5.294
Lyme Regis Heavy rain 50.725 -2.935
Wadebridge Cloudy 50.516 -4.835
Bristol Heavy rain 51.454 -2.587
Bath Heavy rain 51.375 -2.358
Dartmouth Heavy rain 50.352 -3.578
Plymouth Cloudy 50.371 -4.135
Launceston Cloudy 50.64 -4.357
Tavistock Cloudy 50.551 -4.141
Taunton Heavy rain 51.015 -3.106
Barnstaple Light rain 51.078 -4.057
Minehead Heavy rain 51.204 -3.48
Bude Light shower day 50.826 -4.543
Bournemouth Heavy shower night 50.719 -1.879
Chulmleigh Light rain 50.913 -3.868
Devizes Heavy rain 51.349 -1.993
Gillingham (Dorset) Heavy rain 51.036 -2.276
Dorchester Heavy rain 50.714 -2.438
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Exeter Heavy rain 14 °C
Dartmeet Heavy rain 13 °C
Adventure Wonderland Heavy rain 15 °C
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Green Ore Heavy rain 12 °C
Dorset Snowsport Centre Heavy rain 14 °C
Christchurch Heavy shower night 15 °C
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Colebrooke Heavy rain 13 °C
Middle Winterslow Heavy rain 13 °C
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Regional Forecast for South West England


Unsettled with spells of rain, and some very windy weather.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be mostly cloudy and mild with outbreaks of rain, some heavy. Windy, with gales possible in exposed areas. Drier, locally clearer and less blustery weather should develop later. Minimum temperature 10 °C.


Most areas will have a dry morning with some bright spells. However, thicker cloud and rain will arrive from the west during the afternoon, with gales starting to develop later. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday will be very windy with sunshine and heavy showers. Severe gales in places. Remaining windy on Sunday with sunshine and showers. A spell of persistent rain expected on Monday.

Updated: 15:12 on Thu 19 Oct 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days


Unsettled with some wet and very windy weather.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain, some heavy, will spread north and eastwards across Britain overnight, accompanied by strong winds, with a risk of severe gales affecting coasts in southwest England. Clearer skies will follow into Northern Ireland later, possibly allowing some fog to form.


Friday will begin mostly cloudy and damp, although rain will become confined towards the northeast. Elsewhere, skies will brighten. However, further wind and rain will arrive in the west later.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday will be very windy with rain clearing to sunshine and heavy showers. Severe gales are possible. Sunday will remain windy with sunshine and showers. Further unsettled weather on Monday.

Updated: 15:00 on Thu 19 Oct 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 24 Oct 2017 to Thursday 2 Nov 2017:

Tuesday and Wednesday look generally rather windy with gales possible in exposed areas, especially in the northwest. There will be showers or longer spells of rain for many, perhaps persistent in the south. Confidence in the forecast reduces during the remainder of October into early November. However, a northwest to southeast split is most likely. The northwest should continue with some wet and windy weather interspersed by brief brighter, showery interludes, whilst the southeast will be best placed to have more prolonged drier spells. Temperatures are most likely to be slightly above normal. Having said this there is a chance of more settled, colder conditions becoming established with morning fog patches, especially in the south.

UK Outlook for Friday 3 Nov 2017 to Friday 17 Nov 2017:

Confidence in the forecast during this period is very low. However, on balance it appears that the early part of November will most likely be changeable with near average temperatures. There is an increasing chance of more prolonged settled spells developing by the end of the first week of November, which may continue into mid month, especially in the south. This would lead to an increased chance of frost and fog. However, northern areas could hold onto more in the way of wind and rain at times. Temperatures should stay mostly near or perhaps slightly above average, although probably dipping to below average in any more settled spells.

Updated: 15:00 on Thu 19 Oct 2017 BST

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