Portland Bill Lighthouse

Portland Bill Lighthouse, Weymouth, Dorset

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  • Portland Bill and Chesil Beach are the graveyards of many vessels that failed to reach Weymouth or Portland Roads. The Portland Race is caused by the meeting of the tides between the Bill and the Shambles sandbank about 3 miles SE. Strong currents break the sea so fiercely that from the shore a continuous disturbance can be seen. Portland Bill Lighthouse guides vessels heading for Portland and Weymouth through these hazardous waters as well as acting as a waymark for ships navigating the English Channel. The Shambles sandbank is marked by a red sector light.

    Lighthouse has a visitor centre.

  • Portland Bill Lighthouse 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 18°C next Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
    13
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    17
       54%  88%   10 mph
      6:55 am    7:12 pm
    Friday, Sep 22nd
     Drizzle in the evening.
     
    11
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    17
       16%  35%   13 mph
      6:57 am    7:10 pm

    Saturday, Sep 23rd
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
    15
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    18
       12%  60%   13 mph
      6:58 am    7:08 pm
    Sunday, Sep 24th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    15
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    18
       8%  82%   14 mph
      7:00 am    7:05 pm

    Monday, Sep 25th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    15
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    18
       26%  64%   10 mph
      7:02 am    7:03 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 26th
     Light rain starting in the evening.
     
    14
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    18
       16%  24%   5 mph
      7:03 am    7:01 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 27th
     Light rain starting in the evening.
     
    15
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    18
       33%  89%   11 mph
      7:05 am    6:59 pm
    Thursday, Sep 28th
     Light rain overnight.
     
    15
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    18
       32%  97%   16 mph
      7:06 am    6:56 pm

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