18 Oct 2019 -

Chief Forecaster

Local Weather Forecast

Issued from the Essex Weather Centre
at 05:19 BST on Friday, 18th October 2019


Rather cloudy to start with outbreaks of heavy and blustery rain soon clearing. A dry, bright morning follows with strengthening winds. Further showers and gusty winds then likely through this afternoon.

Maximum temperature: 14 deg C
Wind: South-West 18 mph, gusting 33 mph

Friday Night

Staying rather windy with further showers along the Essex coast. Turning drier with clear spells inland, perhaps the odd patch of mist or fog developing where winds ease.

Minimum temperature: 9 deg C
Wind: South-West 13 mph, gusting 28 mph


Mist and fog soon clearing to sunny spells. The odd afternoon shower possible, but most places staying dry.

Maximum temperature: 14 deg C
Wind: South-West 14 mph, gusting 23 mph

Sunday to Tuesday

Patchy fog early on Sunday, slowly clearing, then sunny spells and isolated showers. Cloudier and breezier on Monday with showers. Dry with sunny spells on Tuesday, but chance of rain later.

Sunrise: 07:27 | Sunset: 17:59

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