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Wind, waves & weather forecast Ballard Down

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Last update: 10:50 local time
Local date Wednesday, Jan 28 Thursday, Jan 29
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 11
17
20
22
22
20
16
16
18
18
17
17
20
19
20
19
Wind gusts (kts)
19
27
31
36
37
33
27
27
30
30
30
30
34
34
35
34
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
0.9
1.2
1.7
2.1
2.4
2.4
2.0
1.8
1.8
1.9
1.9
2.1
2.4
2.5
2.3
2.2
Wave period (s)
7
5
6
7
7
7
7
7
6
6
7
7
7
7
7
7
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
1
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1015 1010 1005 1001 1001 1000 1000 998 995 992 989 984 980 977 977 976
Air temperature (°C)
8
9
10
11
8
6
5
5
5
5
5
6
6
5
4
4
Local date Friday, Jan 30 Saturday, Jan 31
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 19
24
27
24
23
20
17
17
17
12
12
16
11
13
18
20
Wind gusts (kts)
32
39
45
39
35
30
28
27
26
21
21
27
17
20
28
31
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.2
2.4
2.6
2.6
2.4
2.2
2.0
1.8
1.6
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.3
1.3
1.2
1.3
Wave period (s)
6
7
7
7
7
6
6
6
6
6
6
7
6
6
6
5
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 974 972 971 971 973 973 973 973 973 973 975 978 982 984 987 991
Air temperature (°C)
4
6
6
7
8
7
5
5
5
5
4
3
5
6
4
3
Local date Sunday, Feb 01 Monday, Feb 02
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 20
19
19
20
21
19
15
12
10
6
2
7
12
16
16
16
Wind gusts (kts)
33
32
33
33
31
28
25
21
16
8
2
8
14
19
23
24
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.4
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.6
1.5
1.3
1.1
0.8
0.7
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.1
1.1
1.2
Wave period (s)
5
5
6
5
5
5
5
5
7
9
8
8
8
8
7
6
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 992 994 996 998 999 1000 1002 1003 1003 1002 1000 999 997 995 997 1000
Air temperature (°C)
3
2
2
3
5
5
3
2
2
2
1
3
4
4
2
2
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Local date Tuesday, Feb 03 Wednesday, Feb 04
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 12
11
17
24
24
22
18
15
12
10
10
10
10
11
12
11
Wind gusts (kts)
20
21
30
39
35
32
29
25
20
18
16
18
15
15
20
19
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.2
1.1
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
0.9
0.9
1.0
1.1
1.2
1.2
1.2
Wave period (s)
7
6
7
7
7
8
8
8
8
8
7
7
7
8
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1001 1000 997 999 1001 1003 1006 1007 1007 1006 1007 1008 1009 1009 1011 1012
Air temperature (°C)
1
1
4
2
2
3
2
2
1
1
0
1
3
4
1
1
Local date Thursday, Feb 05 Friday, Feb 06
Local time 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h 00h 03h 06h 09h 12h 15h 18h 21h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 11
11
11
12
11
11
11
10
9
9
9
9
8
8
9
9
Wind gusts (kts)
18
19
18
18
15
14
17
16
14
13
13
13
11
11
15
14
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
Wave period (s)
10
11
13
14
14
14
12
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1013 1014 1015 1017 1017 1017 1018 1020 1020 1019 1019 1020 1020 1018 1019 1019
Air temperature (°C)
0
0
0
1
4
5
2
1
0
0
0
1
4
5
2
1

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This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Ballard Down in England, United Kingdom. Windfinder specializes in wind, waves, tides and weather reports & forecasts for wind related sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, sailing or paragliding.

The Forecast is based on the GFS model. Forecasts are available worldwide. The horizontal resolution is about 13 km. Forecasts are computed 4 times a day, at about 5am, 11am, 5pm and 11pm UTC. Predictions are available in time steps of 3 hours for up to 7 days into the future. The arrows point in the direction that the wind is blowing.

Check the wind forecast for Ballard Down when you want to find the best last minute travel destination for your kiteboarding, windsurfing or sailing vacation in United Kingdom.

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