Swanage - Central (Beach) (Dorset) weather

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Forecast days

Seven day forecast for Swanage - Central (Beach)

Time 00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbols Partly cloudy (night) Partly cloudy (night) Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Clear night
Chance of precipitation
<5% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5%
10°
10°
10°
12°
14°
14°
15°
14°
12°
11° 13° 12° 13° 13° 11°
W 7
W 7
W 6
W 6
SW 7
SW 10
SW 11
SW 9
SW 6
14 15 12 10 14 19 19 14 9
0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2
5 5 5 5 5 5 3 17 17
Direction of waves offshore
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 83% 85% 81% 67% 67% 65% 66% 80%
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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
11°
11°
13°
14°
15°
15°
15°
14°
10° 10° 12° 13° 13° 13° 13° 12°
SW 6
SW 5
SE 5
SE 8
SSE 10
SSE 10
SE 9
SE 10
8 8 9 14 18 17 15 15
0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5
17 17 16 16 16 3 3 3
Direction of waves offshore
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 85% 81% 70% 68% 68% 71% 81%
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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Clear night
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
14°
14°
14°
15°
16°
16°
16°
14°
13° 13° 13° 14° 14° 14° 14° 13°
SE 10
SSE 9
SSE 9
S 10
S 11
SSW 11
SSW 10
SW 8
14 13 13 17 20 20 17 12
0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
4 4 11 11 10 10 10 10
Direction of waves offshore
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 87% 87% 83% 79% 77% 79% 87%
UV
- - 1 4 5 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 Light shower (day) Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
Chance of precipitation
10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 10% 10% <5%
13°
12°
13°
15°
16°
16°
16°
14°
12° 11° 11° 13° 14° 14° 14° 12°
W 8
W 8
NNW 8
WNW 9
NW 11
WSW 12
W 11
W 10
12 12 13 17 21 21 19 15
0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7
9 9 9 9 9
Direction of waves offshore
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 91% 88% 76% 68% 66% 69% 79%
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 Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy
Chance of precipitation
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
13°
12°
13°
14°
16°
16°
16°
14°
11° 11° 11° 13° 14° 14° 14° 13°
W 9
W 9
W 9
W 11
SW 12
SW 12
SW 12
WSW 11
14 14 15 18 21 22 20 17
Direction of waves offshore
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 87% 86% 79% 74% 74% 76% 84%
UV
- - 1 4 6 3 1 -

Tide times

Tide times for Wed 22 May
Low 1m
03:22
High 1.9m
08:14
Low 1m
15:32
High 2.1m
20:32
Low 1m
03:22
High 1.9m
08:14
Low 1m
15:32
High 2.1m
20:32
Low 1m
03:22
High 1.9m
08:14
Low 1m
15:32
High 2.1m
20:32
Low 1m
03:22
High 1.9m
08:14
Low 1m
15:32
High 2.1m
20:32

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 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 0.9m
03:55
High 2m
08:54
Low 0.9m
16:07
High 2.2m
21:10
Low 0.9m
03:55
High 2m
08:54
Low 0.9m
16:07
High 2.2m
21:10
Low 0.9m
03:55
High 2m
08:54
Low 0.9m
16:07
High 2.2m
21:10
Low 0.9m
03:55
High 2m
08:54
Low 0.9m
16:07
High 2.2m
21:10

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 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 0.8m
04:31
High 2.1m
09:32
Low 0.9m
16:46
High 2.2m
21:47
Low 0.8m
04:31
High 2.1m
09:32
Low 0.9m
16:46
High 2.2m
21:47
Low 0.8m
04:31
High 2.1m
09:32
Low 0.9m
16:46
High 2.2m
21:47
Low 0.8m
04:31
High 2.1m
09:32
Low 0.9m
16:46
High 2.2m
21:47

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 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 0.8m
05:10
High 2.1m
10:12
Low 0.9m
17:26
High 2.2m
22:24
Low 0.8m
05:10
High 2.1m
10:12
Low 0.9m
17:26
High 2.2m
22:24
Low 0.8m
05:10
High 2.1m
10:12
Low 0.9m
17:26
High 2.2m
22:24
Low 0.8m
05:10
High 2.1m
10:12
Low 0.9m
17:26
High 2.2m
22:24

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 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 0.8m
05:50
High 2m
10:56
Low 1m
18:09
High 2.1m
23:02
Low 0.8m
05:50
High 2m
10:56
Low 1m
18:09
High 2.1m
23:02
Low 0.8m
05:50
High 2m
10:56
Low 1m
18:09
High 2.1m
23:02
Low 0.8m
05:50
High 2m
10:56
Low 1m
18:09
High 2.1m
23:02

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 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 0.8m
06:33
High 1.9m
11:48
Low 1.1m
18:55
High 2.1m
23:51
Low 0.8m
06:33
High 1.9m
11:48
Low 1.1m
18:55
High 2.1m
23:51
Low 0.8m
06:33
High 1.9m
11:48
Low 1.1m
18:55
High 2.1m
23:51
Low 0.8m
06:33
High 1.9m
11:48
Low 1.1m
18:55
High 2.1m
23:51

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 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
Low 0.9m
07:19
High 1.8m
12:47
Low 1.2m
19:43
High 2m
00:50
Low 0.9m
07:19
High 1.8m
12:47
Low 1.2m
19:43
High 2m
00:50
Low 0.9m
07:19
High 1.8m
12:47
Low 1.2m
19:43
High 2m
00:50
Low 0.9m
07:19
High 1.8m
12:47
Low 1.2m
19:43
High 2m
00:50

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 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 29 May
Low 0.9m
08:07
High 1.7m
13:46
Low 1.3m
20:36
Low 0.9m
08:07
High 1.7m
13:46
Low 1.3m
20:36
Low 0.9m
08:07
High 1.7m
13:46
Low 1.3m
20:36
Low 0.9m
08:07
High 1.7m
13:46
Low 1.3m
20:36

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 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 30 May
High 1.9m
01:46
Low 1m
09:01
High 1.7m
14:48
Low 1.4m
21:43
High 1.9m
01:46
Low 1m
09:01
High 1.7m
14:48
Low 1.4m
21:43
High 1.9m
01:46
Low 1m
09:01
High 1.7m
14:48
Low 1.4m
21:43
High 1.9m
01:46
Low 1m
09:01
High 1.7m
14:48
Low 1.4m
21:43

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 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 31 May
High 1.9m
02:42
Low 1.1m
10:12
High 1.9m
19:33
Low 1.4m
23:18
High 1.9m
02:42
Low 1.1m
10:12
High 1.9m
19:33
Low 1.4m
23:18
High 1.9m
02:42
Low 1.1m
10:12
High 1.9m
19:33
Low 1.4m
23:18
High 1.9m
02:42
Low 1.1m
10:12
High 1.9m
19:33
Low 1.4m
23:18

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 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 1 Jun
High 1.8m
03:42
Low 1.1m
11:50
High 1.9m
20:33
Low 1.3m
00:31
High 1.8m
03:42
Low 1.1m
11:50
High 1.9m
20:33
Low 1.3m
00:31
High 1.8m
03:42
Low 1.1m
11:50
High 1.9m
20:33
Low 1.3m
00:31
High 1.8m
03:42
Low 1.1m
11:50
High 1.9m
20:33
Low 1.3m
00:31

Tide times and heights are from Swanage tidal station which is 0.4 miles away. So times may be different at this beach. What does this mean?

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

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South West England weather forecast

Headline:

Sunny spells and heavy showers for some. Breezier.

Today:

A mixture of bright or sunny spells and showers, with patchy rain in the east. Showers in the south could turn heavy at times with the chance of becoming thundery with hail and lightning. Breezier. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

Tonight:

Heavy showers easing though remaining rather cloudy in the north and east with some patchy rain. Drier in the south. Minimum temperature 11 °C.

Thursday:

Largely dry on Thursday with some sunnier spells. Rain perhaps returning to some by the evening. Winds easing. Maximum temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Largely dry on Friday with a few showers around. Fine and dry to start on Saturday with perhaps some thicker cloud and rain arriving later. Sunshine and showers on Sunday.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

On Sunday, the weather is likely to be a mix of showers and warm sunshine. A band of rain may move in from the west later, but this will become weak as it pushes east across the UK. By Bank Holiday Monday, there may still be some showers around, otherwise it will be dry and fine, and feeling warm in the sunshine. Into the following week, once any showers have cleared, more settled conditions are more likely for most, with the best of the weather likely in the southwest. Rain may threaten northwestern areas at times, and there is a chance that southern or eastern areas may see the odd heavy or thundery outbreak of showers. Temperatures are likely to remain a little above average, with some regional variation.

Updated:

The signal for any meaningful high (or low) pressure regime to become established remains elusive, which suggests that the weather could remain fairly changeable through June, with variations on what this will look like across the country. Signals for both temperature and rainfall indicate a 'more-likely above average' overall. This suggests that further rain or showers are likely, possibly heavy or thundery at times. As is normal for the time of year there is likely to be some spells of warm sunshine between these showers.

Updated:

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