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  • Mon Monday 27th
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  • Tue Tuesday 28th
    9°C 3°C
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  • Wed Wednesday 29th
    9°C 5°C
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  • Thu Thursday 30th
    9°C 3°C
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    10°C 4°C
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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: 1200 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Bright with sunny spells and wintry showers.

Today:

Starting bright, but thicker cloud and wintry showers quickly developing, some heavy with hail and thunder. Some temporary snowfalls on high ground but melting in sun. Freshening southwesterly winds, strong around coasts, with northwesterly gales on Derry coast by evening. Maximum Temperature 10C.

Tonight:

A mixture of clear intervals and showers some of these wintry and bringing some snowfalls mainly over the higher ground. Strong northwesterly winds with coastal gales gradually easing. Minimum Temperature 0C.

Tuesday:

A bright day with some sunshine, but also some showers and still cold enough for these to be wintry over higher ground. Fresh westerly winds, strong near coasts, gradually easing. Maximum Temperature 11C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Overnight rain then sunshine and showers on Wednesday, and similar on Thursday. Friday will be dry with some sunshine. Still rather cold with some overnight frost.

Updated at: 0443 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Unsettled and feeling cold for most this week.

Today:

Sunny spells and showers for many. Showers most frequent in the north and west, locally heavy and turning wintry in parts of the north, mainly on hills. Becoming windy in the north and west, with gales likely for a time.

Tonight:

Showers continuing for many northern and western parts, wintry over hills in the north and occasionally to lower levels. Drier elsewhere, and cold for most with a local frost developing.

Tuesday:

A bright, breezy day with showers, mainly across northern and western parts, but also some lengthy sunny spells. Showers may be heavy at times and wintry over some hills.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Strong winds and rain for most on Wednesday, clearing eastwards to sunshine and showers by Thursday. Drier for many on Friday. Staying rather cold, with some hill snow in north.

Updated at: 0437 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 2 May 2015 to Monday 11 May 2015:

Northern and eastern parts of the UK should remain mainly dry with some sunny spells, though a few showers are possible on Saturday, these perhaps turning wintry over higher ground in Scotland. It will turn increasingly cloudy in the south and west from Saturday onwards with outbreaks of rain at times. These will probably move northeastwards to affect all parts by Bank Holiday Monday. The rest of the period is expected to remain unsettled, with the wettest conditions in the north and west, and the best of the drier and brighter spells in the south. It is expected to be windy at times with a risk of gales in places. Temperatures throughout the period are likely to be below average with local night frosts, especially in the northeast.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 12 May 2015 to Tuesday 26 May 2015:

Changeable and often unsettled conditions are most likely to persist for much of this period, though it may turn more settled for a time from around mid-May onwards. Conditions will be fairly typical for the time of year, with most areas experiencing spells of fine and bright weather interspersed with more changeable conditions. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across central and northern areas, with the best of the settled weather more likely in the in the south and southeast. Daytime temperatures are likely to be near or a little below average, throughout. Spells of more settled weather are likely to be accompanied by chilly evenings with isolated overnight frost in rural areas.

Updated at: 1215 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Portrush - Mill (West) Strand (Beach) Tide Times

Monday's Tide Times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:03 1.7
Low 10:25 0.8
High 15:54 1.4
Low 21:12 1

Tuesday's Tide Times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:48 1.7
Low 11:05 0.8
High 16:41 1.5
Low 22:12 0.9

Wednesday's Tide Times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:19 1.7
Low 11:31 0.8
High 17:18 1.6
Low 22:57 0.8

Thursday's Tide Times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:45 1.8
Low 11:57 0.7
High 17:52 1.7
Low 23:34 0.7

Friday's Tide Times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 06:11 1.8
Low 12:27 0.6
High 18:24 1.8
Low 00:09 0.6

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Portrush - Mill (West) Strand (Beach)

Portrush - Mill (West) Strand (Beach) Portrush - Mill (West) Strand (Beach) – Heavy rain 55.2045 -6.655
Londonderry (Derry) Londonderry (Derry) – Heavy rain 54.9952 -7.3227
Belfast Belfast – Heavy rain 54.596 -5.9301
Tarbert Tarbert – Heavy rain 55.87 -5.42
Stranraer Stranraer – Heavy rain 54.9033 -5.0228
Enniskillen Enniskillen – Light shower day 54.3446 -7.6313
Newry Newry – Heavy shower day 54.1707 -6.3348
Tiree Tiree – Light shower day 56.497 -6.887
Cumnock Cumnock – Heavy rain 55.4535 -4.2645
Glasgow Glasgow – Light rain 55.8643 -4.2505
Douglas (Isle of Man) Douglas (Isle of Man) – Cloudy 54.1518 -4.484
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Dumfries Dumfries – Light shower day 55.0708 -3.6038
Biggar Biggar – Sunny intervals 55.6234 -3.5226
Fort William Fort William – Heavy rain 56.8199 -5.104
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Sunny intervals 55.9533 -3.1868
Carlisle Carlisle – Sunny day 54.8924 -2.9315
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Heavy rain 57.4127 -6.1949
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Light rain 57.4836 -7.3599

Location Details

Portrush - Mill (West) Strand (Beach)

Location: 55.2045, -6.655

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

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