Beaches across the South and South East have been judged as the best in the UK, which is good news for many residents and businesses. Water quality and sand cleanliness are the main two deciding factors but, as Martin Dowse reports, more bad weather this summer could be detrimental for the sea.
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Helen Plint has the latest weather forecast for the west of the ITV Meridian region.
Helen Plint has the latest forecast for the east of the ITV Meridian region.
Aisling has Tuesday's forecast for the west of the ITV Meridian region.