Bournemouth - Hengistbury West (Beach) (Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole) weather

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Forecast days

Seven day forecast for Bournemouth - Hengistbury West (Beach)

Time 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Weather symbols Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night Clear night
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
15°
15°
14°
15° 16° 16° 16° 16° 16° 15° 15° 14°
WSW 8
WSW 6
WSW 6
SW 4
SW 4
WSW 4
W 3
W 3
WNW 3
11 8 8 6 6 5 4 5 4
0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
11 11 11 11 8 8 6 6 6
Direction of waves offshore
G G G G G M M M M
Humidity
83% 84% 84% 83% 84% 86% 91% 92% 94%
UV
3 3 2 2 1 1 - - -
Time 00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
Chance of precipitation
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5%
15°
14°
12°
11°
16°
18°
18°
18°
16°
13° 12° 10° 14° 16° 16° 16° 14°
NNE 9
NE 9
NNE 10
NNE 11
NE 10
E 10
ESE 8
NNE 8
ENE 9
17 17 17 16 15 16 14 14 13
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
17 16 16 16 16 16 10 10 6
Direction of waves offshore
G G G G VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
76% 79% 86% 84% 69% 60% 60% 63% 73%
UV
- - - 1 5 7 4 1 -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10%
14°
12°
11°
14°
16°
17°
17°
15°
12° 10° 10° 13° 16° 16° 16° 14°
NE 9
NE 10
NNE 10
NNE 7
NNW 6
W 7
WNW 8
NW 8
13 15 15 12 11 12 12 12
0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
6 6 4 4 4 4 3 9
Direction of waves offshore
VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity
80% 79% 81% 74% 70% 70% 74% 80%
UV
- - 1 4 6 3 1 -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower (day) Light shower (day) Partly cloudy (night)
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 30% <5%
14°
13°
13°
16°
17°
17°
16°
15°
12° 12° 12° 14° 15° 14° 14° 12°
NW 9
NW 9
WNW 10
WNW 11
W 12
W 13
W 14
WNW 13
13 13 15 17 20 21 21 19
0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3
14 14 14 2 2 2 5 5
Direction of waves offshore
G VG VG VG VG G VG VG
Humidity
84% 88% 87% 77% 65% 65% 71% 78%
UV
- - 1 4 6 3 1 -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
Chance of precipitation
<5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
13°
12°
12°
14°
15°
16°
15°
14°
11° 10° 10° 12° 13° 13° 13° 12°
WNW 12
WNW 12
WNW 12
WNW 12
WNW 12
W 12
WNW 12
NW 10
18 17 18 19 19 20 17 15
0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4
5 5 6 5 5 4 4 4
Direction of waves offshore
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 86% 83% 73% 67% 66% 68% 76%
UV
- - 1 4 6 4 1 -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
Chance of precipitation
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
12°
12°
11°
13°
15°
15°
15°
13°
10° 10° 10° 11° 13° 13° 13° 12°
NW 9
NNE 9
NE 8
NE 9
WNW 10
WSW 9
SW 9
W 8
14 13 13 14 16 15 14 12
0.4
4
Direction of waves offshore
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 82% 83% 74% 65% 66% 67% 76%
UV
- - 2 4 5 3 2 -

Tide times

Tide times for Sat 18 May
Low 0.8m
01:51
High 1.4m
07:01
Low 0.7m
14:03
High 1.6m
19:51
Low 0.8m
01:51
High 1.4m
07:01
Low 0.7m
14:03
High 1.6m
19:51
Low 0.8m
01:51
High 1.4m
07:01
Low 0.7m
14:03
High 1.6m
19:51
Low 0.8m
01:51
High 1.4m
07:01
Low 0.7m
14:03
High 1.6m
19:51

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Tide times

Tide times for Sun 19 May
Low 0.7m
02:37
High 1.4m
07:36
Low 0.7m
14:46
High 1.6m
20:11
Low 0.7m
02:37
High 1.4m
07:36
Low 0.7m
14:46
High 1.6m
20:11
Low 0.7m
02:37
High 1.4m
07:36
Low 0.7m
14:46
High 1.6m
20:11
Low 0.7m
02:37
High 1.4m
07:36
Low 0.7m
14:46
High 1.6m
20:11

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Tide times

Tide times for Mon 20 May
Low 0.6m
03:19
High 1.4m
08:11
Low 0.7m
15:23
High 1.7m
20:39
Low 0.6m
03:19
High 1.4m
08:11
Low 0.7m
15:23
High 1.7m
20:39
Low 0.6m
03:19
High 1.4m
08:11
Low 0.7m
15:23
High 1.7m
20:39
Low 0.6m
03:19
High 1.4m
08:11
Low 0.7m
15:23
High 1.7m
20:39

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Tide times

Tide times for Tue 21 May
Low 0.6m
03:57
High 1.5m
08:46
Low 0.7m
15:56
High 1.7m
21:07
Low 0.6m
03:57
High 1.5m
08:46
Low 0.7m
15:56
High 1.7m
21:07
Low 0.6m
03:57
High 1.5m
08:46
Low 0.7m
15:56
High 1.7m
21:07
Low 0.6m
03:57
High 1.5m
08:46
Low 0.7m
15:56
High 1.7m
21:07

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Tide times

Tide times for Wed 22 May
Low 0.5m
04:30
High 1.5m
09:18
Low 0.7m
16:28
High 1.8m
21:37
Low 0.5m
04:30
High 1.5m
09:18
Low 0.7m
16:28
High 1.8m
21:37
Low 0.5m
04:30
High 1.5m
09:18
Low 0.7m
16:28
High 1.8m
21:37
Low 0.5m
04:30
High 1.5m
09:18
Low 0.7m
16:28
High 1.8m
21:37

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Tide times

Tide times for Thu 23 May
Low 0.5m
05:00
High 1.5m
09:50
Low 0.7m
17:03
High 1.8m
22:10
Low 0.5m
05:00
High 1.5m
09:50
Low 0.7m
17:03
High 1.8m
22:10
Low 0.5m
05:00
High 1.5m
09:50
Low 0.7m
17:03
High 1.8m
22:10
Low 0.5m
05:00
High 1.5m
09:50
Low 0.7m
17:03
High 1.8m
22:10

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Tide times

Tide times for Fri 24 May
Low 0.5m
05:30
High 1.6m
10:25
Low 0.7m
17:43
High 1.8m
22:48
Low 0.5m
05:30
High 1.6m
10:25
Low 0.7m
17:43
High 1.8m
22:48
Low 0.5m
05:30
High 1.6m
10:25
Low 0.7m
17:43
High 1.8m
22:48
Low 0.5m
05:30
High 1.6m
10:25
Low 0.7m
17:43
High 1.8m
22:48

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Tide times

Tide times for Sat 25 May
Low 0.5m
06:05
High 1.6m
11:04
Low 0.7m
18:26
High 1.8m
23:31
Low 0.5m
06:05
High 1.6m
11:04
Low 0.7m
18:26
High 1.8m
23:31
Low 0.5m
06:05
High 1.6m
11:04
Low 0.7m
18:26
High 1.8m
23:31
Low 0.5m
06:05
High 1.6m
11:04
Low 0.7m
18:26
High 1.8m
23:31

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Tide times

Tide times for Sun 26 May
Low 0.5m
06:42
High 1.5m
11:47
Low 0.7m
19:13
High 1.7m
00:17
Low 0.5m
06:42
High 1.5m
11:47
Low 0.7m
19:13
High 1.7m
00:17
Low 0.5m
06:42
High 1.5m
11:47
Low 0.7m
19:13
High 1.7m
00:17
Low 0.5m
06:42
High 1.5m
11:47
Low 0.7m
19:13
High 1.7m
00:17

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Tide times

Tide times for Mon 27 May
Low 0.5m
07:23
High 1.5m
12:33
Low 0.7m
20:01
Low 0.5m
07:23
High 1.5m
12:33
Low 0.7m
20:01
Low 0.5m
07:23
High 1.5m
12:33
Low 0.7m
20:01
Low 0.5m
07:23
High 1.5m
12:33
Low 0.7m
20:01

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

Tide times

Tide times for Tue 28 May
High 1.7m
01:03
Low 0.5m
08:08
High 1.4m
13:23
Low 0.8m
20:53
High 1.7m
01:03
Low 0.5m
08:08
High 1.4m
13:23
Low 0.8m
20:53
High 1.7m
01:03
Low 0.5m
08:08
High 1.4m
13:23
Low 0.8m
20:53
High 1.7m
01:03
Low 0.5m
08:08
High 1.4m
13:23
Low 0.8m
20:53

Tide times and heights are from Christchurch (Entrance) tidal station which is 0.9 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

UK video forecast

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South West England weather forecast

Headline:

Bright spells with heavy, possibly thundery, showers by the afternoon.

Today:

Dry and cloudy in the west with showery rain moving into the east to start. Brighter spells developing in the afternoon with heavy, thundery showers. These merging into longer spells of rain in the south. Feeling warm in the sunshine. Maximum temperature 22 °C.

Tonight:

A few heavy showers continuing this evening before easing for most through the early hours. Clear spells overnight with low cloud, mist and fog developing. Staying rather mild. Minimum temperature 11 °C.

Sunday:

Any low cloud, mist and fog lifting to leave another day of warm sunny spells and showers. These could be heavy and thundery at times through the afternoon. Maximum temperature 22 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

A mixture of cloud and warm sunny spells during this period. Low cloud is possible in the mornings with a few showers, particularly by Tuesday. Cloudier for most on Wednesday.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

Most likely an unsettled start to the period with western showers and eastern rain, potentially heavy in the northeast, before a transient settled spell late in the week. Early in the bank holiday weekend a band of rain, heavy at times moves in from the west, becoming weaker as it moves east becoming more showery in nature with scattered showers also following. Into the new week increasingly settled conditions more likely for most, though rain may threaten north-western areas early on whilst some southern or eastern areas occasionally less settled with showers more likely later in the period though there will be some sunshine between times, the best of this in south-western parts. Temperatures are likely to be a little above average, but some large spatial differences are likely.

Updated:

There is nothing to suggest that conditions will be massively different to climatology at the end of the current month and though the first half of June. That said, both temperatures and rainfall are more-likely to be a little above average overall, with further rain or showers (possibly heavy/thundery at times) but also some spells of warm sunshine.

Updated:

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