The Paralympic flame will be welcomed into Weymouth later as the town prepares to host the sailing events.
Members of Team GB are already based in the sailors village and have been getting in some last minute practice off the coast of Portland.
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Team SCA, which includes two sailors from Hampshire, has passed Cape Horn in the Volvo Ocean Race. They paid tribute to their late coach.
Delays are expected around the region over the Easter break. Rail engineering works mean that some services are suspended.
Thursday mornings weather for the east of the region