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Weather Outlook for Southend and Rochford District


Monday: Light Rain Showers, Minimum Temperature: 4°C (38°F) Maximum Temperature: 9°C (49°F)
Maximum Temperature: 9°C (49°F), Minimum Temperature: 4°C (38°F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 15mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 83%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:44 GMT, Sunset: 16:37 GMT
Tuesday: Sunny Intervals, Minimum Temperature: 2°C (35°F) Maximum Temperature: 7°C (45°F)
Maximum Temperature: 7°C (45°F), Minimum Temperature: 2°C (35°F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 21mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 995mb, Humidity: 74%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:42 GMT, Sunset: 16:39 GMT
Today: Light Rain, Minimum Temperature: 5°C (42°F) Maximum Temperature: 10°C (49°F)
Maximum Temperature: 10°C (49°F), Minimum Temperature: 5°C (42°F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1008mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:45 GMT, Sunset: 16:35 GMT

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