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The Met Office’s forecast for The Open Golf Championship in Kent

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Kent is set for sun amid one of the world's biggest sporting events this week, according to the Met Office weather forecast.

The 149th Open Golf Championship, which will see players from all over the world compete for the Claret Jug, will run at the Royal St George’s Golf Course in Sandwich from Sunday (July 11) to Sunday (July 18).

During this period, Sandwich could be blessed with sunny spells after weeks of rain, if the Met Office forecast is correct.

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The sun is expected to shine on Sandwich on Thursday, with highs of 22C predicted – the highest temperature predicted for the tournament.

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But will the nice weather last throughout the whole tournament?

Here’s an hour by hour forecast for Sandwich in full for Thursday morning and afternoon, all of Friday, Saturday and Sunday – when the tournament will end – as it stands:

Thursday (July 15)

7am

Sunny day, 17C, chance of precipitation <5%

10am

Sunny day, 20C, chance of precipitation <5%

1pm

Sunny intervals, 22C, chance of precipitation <5%

4pm

Sunny intervals, 21C, chance of precipitation <5%

7pm

Sunny intervals, 19C, chance of precipitation <5%

10pm

Clear night, 17C, chance of precipitation <5%

Friday (July 16)

1am

Partly cloudy, 16C, chance of precipitation <5%

4am

Cloudy, 15C, chance of precipitation 10%

7am

Overcast, 15C, chance of precipitation 10%

10am

Sunny intervals, 17C, chance of precipitation <5%

1pm

Sunny day, 19C, chance of precipitation <5%

4pm

Sunny day, 19C, chance of precipitation <5%

7pm

Sunny day, 17C, chance of precipitation <5%

10pm

Clear night, 16C, chance of precipitation <5%

Saturday (July 17)

1am

Clear night, 15C, chance of precipitation <5%

4am

Clear night, 15C, chance of precipitation <5%

7am

Sunny day, 16C, chance of precipitation <5%

10am

Sunny day, 18C, chance of precipitation <5%

1pm

Sunny day, 19C, chance of precipitation <5%

4pm

Sunny day, 19C, chance of precipitation <5%

7pm

Sunny day, 17C, chance of precipitation <5%

10pm

Clear night, 16C, chance of precipitation <5%

Sunday (July 18)

1am

Clear night, 15C, chance of precipitation <5%

4am

Partly cloudy, 15C, chance of precipitation <5%

7am

Sunny intervals, 16C, chance of precipitation <5%

10am

Sunny day, 18C, chance of precipitation <5%

1pm

Sunny day, 20C, chance of precipitation <5%

4pm

Sunny day, 20C, chance of precipitation <5%

7pm

Sunny day, 19C, chance of precipitation <5%

10pm

Clear night, 17C, chance of precipitation <5%

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