Swanage

10-day forecast

Last Updated 15:05

Sunrise 08:03

Sunset 16:33

Day overview

Today

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High C 45°F Low C 34°F

Light Rain Shower

Wind speed 20 mph 32 km/h Westerly

Environmental forecast

  • UV Low
  • Pollution Low

Hourly forecast

South West England

Today

Bitterly cold with sunny spells and frequent showers, these heavy and blustery with the risk of hail and thunder. Showers will turn increasingly wintry with snow perhaps settling over the hills. Windy with gales, especially around coasts and hills later.

Tonight

Wintry showers will continue overnight, leading to some accumulations over the hills. It will remain windy with gales or severe gales, especially in the far southwest.

Met Office warnings issued for Dorset

  1. Active

    Yellow warning of snow

    Updated 16 January at 11:32
    From:
    1135 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1100 on Wed 17 January

    Showers are falling as sleet, snow and hail already in the north of the warning area, and this threat spreads to parts of Wales, the Midlands and southern England on Tuesday evening and overnight into Wednesday.

    The warning has been extended further south and east to cover small amounts of snow, for example in parts of southern England.Delays to travel are possible, with a lower likelihood of cancellations of public transport. Some roads and pavements will turn icy, with an increased likelihood of some accidents and injuries.

  2. Active

    Yellow warning of ice

    Updated 16 January at 11:32
    From:
    1135 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1100 on Wed 17 January

    Showers are falling as sleet, snow and hail already in the north of the warning area, and this threat spreads to parts of Wales, the Midlands and southern England on Tuesday evening and overnight into Wednesday.

    The warning has been extended further south and east to cover small amounts of snow, for example in parts of southern England.Delays to travel are possible, with a lower likelihood of cancellations of public transport. Some roads and pavements will turn icy, with an increased likelihood of some accidents and injuries.

  3. Yellow warning of wind

    Updated 16 January at 11:39
    From:
    2100 on Wed 17 January
    To:
    1100 on Thu 18 January

    Very strong winds will affect parts of the UK during Wednesday night and into Thursday. The strongest winds are expected to transfer eastwards across the warning area before clearing by late morning.

    Road, rail and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations. There is also a possibility that some bridges may close. Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage. Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible, along with some damage to buildings.

    In addition, large waves are expected to affect some western coasts with beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

Key

  • Yellow:
    Be aware
  • Amber:
    Be prepared
  • Red:
    Take action
  • Rain
  • Wind
  • Snow
  • Ice
  • Fog

Issued by the Met Office