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Helens Bay (Beach)

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Tuesday   (06 December 2016)
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Wednesday   (07 December 2016)
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

Friday   (09 December 2016)
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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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* Offshore sea state reflects conditions beyond the zone where waves are breaking on final approach to the shore and up to several kilometres from the shore. It is not, however, meant to represent conditions in the open ocean, far from land.

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Issued at: 1500 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Cloudy with some rain, strengthening winds and increasingly mild temperatures.

This Evening and Tonight:

Staying cloudy and misty with some rain, mostly of wich will be light and increasingly patchy but the odd heavier outbreak is possible early evening. A mild night with fresh southerly winds, strong at times near the Down coast. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Wednesday:

Remaining cloudy and breezy with some light rain at times, mainly affecting western areas. Staying very mild. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mostly dry and bright on Thursday with lighter winds. Rain spreading east on Friday and becoming breezy again. Sunshine and showers on Saturday.

Updated at: 1423 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Staying cloudy tonight with patchy mist and fog reforming.

This Evening and Tonight:

Tonight will be mostly cloudy but much less cold than recent nights. Scotland and Northern Ireland will continue to have outbreaks of rain accompanied with gusty winds. England and Wales will once again see fog patches, especially on the hills.

Wednesday:

Early fog will lift with some brightness developing. Elsewhere, often cloudy with rain slowly edging south-east, it'll be windy too with gales in exposure. Feeling mild, especially in north-east Scotland.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Remaining unsettled with outbreaks of rain at times, mainly in the north and west, where it'll also be windy. Drier and bright interludes are likely too. Feeling mild for all.

Updated at: 1502 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 11 Dec 2016 to Tuesday 20 Dec 2016:

Sunday will start generally dry and bright for most, but it is likely to turn wetter from the north-west later in the day as a frontal band arrives from the Atlantic. Into the following week, further periods of wet and windy weather are expected to move across the UK. The most unsettled conditions are likely across the north and west with drier and brighter weather for southern and eastern areas. By mid December there will probably be some longer, drier spells between the wet weather, perhaps heralding a change to something generally more settled. It will also be fairly mild initially but temperatures are likely to return closer to normal, although passing weather systems may raise them at times.

Updated at: 1516 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Wednesday 21 Dec 2016 to Wednesday 4 Jan 2017:

Whilst there is a good deal of uncertainty, it is most likely during this period that more settled conditions may dominate associated with high pressure affecting the UK. If the pressure does build, then we can expect drier than average conditions for most areas with lighter winds. Temperatures are also then likely to be below average with an increased risk of frost and fog, especially where skies remain clear overnight. However, there will probably also be some milder, unsettled interludes too, and as we head into the New Year this may become more of a feature in our weather.

Updated at: 1439 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Helens Bay (Beach) tide times

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Bangor)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 03:12 3.1
Low 09:00 1.1
High 15:23 3.4
Low 21:45 0.9

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Bangor)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:09 3.1
Low 10:01 1.2
High 16:20 3.3
Low 22:53 0.9

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Bangor)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:12 3.1
Low 11:12 1.2
High 17:25 3.3

Friday's tide times

(local port - Bangor)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 00:04 0.8
High 06:18 3.2
Low 12:23 1.1
High 18:33 3.3

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Bangor)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:09 0.7
High 07:21 3.3
Low 13:28 1.0
High 19:38 3.4

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Bangor)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:06 0.6
High 08:18 3.4
Low 14:25 0.9
High 20:36 3.5

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

Tue 1700

Weather forecast map for Helens Bay (Beach)

Helens Bay (Beach) Helens Bay (Beach) – Light shower night 54.672 -5.7342
Stranraer Stranraer – Heavy rain 54.9033 -5.0228
Newry Newry – Cloudy 54.1707 -6.3348
Douglas (Isle of Man) Douglas (Isle of Man) – Light shower night 54.1518 -4.484
Londonderry (Derry) Londonderry (Derry) – Light rain 54.9952 -7.3227
Cumnock Cumnock – Heavy rain 55.4535 -4.2645
Enniskillen Enniskillen – Overcast 54.3446 -7.6313
Tarbert Tarbert – Heavy rain 55.87 -5.42
Dumfries Dumfries – Heavy rain 55.0708 -3.6038
Glasgow Glasgow – Heavy rain 55.8643 -4.2505
Biggar Biggar – Heavy rain 55.6234 -3.5226
Carlisle Carlisle – Light shower night 54.8924 -2.9315
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727
Kendal Kendal – Light shower night 54.3279 -2.7449
Strathyre Strathyre – Heavy rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Heavy rain 55.9533 -3.1868
Tiree Tiree – Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Heavy shower night 55.4777 -2.5534
Preston Preston – Cloudy 53.763 -2.7017

Location Details

Helens Bay (Beach)

Location: 54.672, -5.7342

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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