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Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach)

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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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* 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: 1100 on Fri 1 Jul 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Sunshine and showers on Friday, occasionally heavy with thunder.

Today:

Another day of sunshine and showers, the showers becoming heavy with the chance of hail and the odd rumble of thunder. Moderate west to southwesterly winds. Rather cool. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Sunny then clear intervals and further showers, these most frequent in the north and west, and still on the heavy side. Moderate, locally fresh westerly winds. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Saturday:

A day of sunny intervals and occasional showers, some heavy with the chance of thunder. A cool and rather windy day, with strong westerly winds towards Rathlin and Portrush. Cool. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Mainly dry and bright on Sunday with just the odd shower. Quite changeable early next week with some showers, and a chance of a longer spell of rain.

Updated at: 0429 on Fri 1 Jul 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunny spells and blustery showers, although drier for south-eastern parts.

Today:

Rain will clear the south-east to leave a day of sunny spells and blustery showers for all, particularly for northern parts of the UK where some heavy thundery downpours are possible. Drier further south and east, feeling cool.

Tonight:

Showers will continue to affect Northern Ireland and western parts of Scotland through the night. Elsewhere, it turns drier with some clear spells developing, although it stays rather windy.

Saturday:

Sunny spells with scattered showers in the north-west, soon extending to other parts through the morning turning heavy and blustery in places. Windy, but easing in south-west later. Feeling cool.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Winds will ease but it stays unsettled with showers, sometimes merging into longer spells of rain. There will be some drier interludes around too, feeling warm in any sunshine.

Updated at: 0424 on Fri 1 Jul 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 6 Jul 2016 to Friday 15 Jul 2016:

Conditions look to remain on the changeable side and often rather unsettled as bands of cloud and rain try to push eastwards across the UK, these interspersed with drier and brighter periods with sunshine but also some showers. In general the wettest weather is most likely to occur across the west and northwest, where it will also be windy at times, while the south and east is favoured to see the best of any more prolonged drier and brighter spells, more especially towards the middle of the month. The temperature is expected to be mostly on the cool side for the time of year, particularly in western and northern parts. However it will feel warmer in any drier, sunnier periods, especially in the south and east.

Updated at: 1221 on Fri 1 Jul 2016

UK Outlook for Saturday 16 Jul 2016 to Saturday 30 Jul 2016:

It is likely that the changeable weather will persist for many parts of the UK through the second half of July, with spells of rain pushing in from the west, interspersed by drier spells with sunshine, but still some showers. The wettest and most unsettled conditions are most likely across north-western parts, whilst the southeast should see more in the way of the drier and brighter weather, however there is also a chance of more humid continental air moving up across the south and southeast at times, which would bring very warm temperatures and perhaps a risk of some thundery showers. Temperatures will generally be close to, or below normal for the time of year, but with some warm, or very warm conditions possible in the south at times.

Updated at: 1221 on Fri 1 Jul 2016

Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach) tide times

Friday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 04:49 1.9
Low 11:04 0.6
High 17:33 1.8
Low 23:29 0.6

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 05:40 2.0
Low 11:48 0.5
High 18:15 1.9

Sunday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 00:19 0.5
High 06:27 2.1
Low 12:27 0.5
High 18:56 2.1

Monday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:06 0.4
High 07:12 2.1
Low 13:05 0.4
High 19:36 2.2

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 01:51 0.4
High 07:56 2.1
Low 13:42 0.3
High 20:15 2.2

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:35 0.4
High 08:37 2.0
Low 14:21 0.3
High 20:55 2.2

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

Fri 1300

Weather forecast map for Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach)

Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach) Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach) – Light shower day 55.2063 -6.6084
Londonderry (Derry) Londonderry (Derry) – Light shower day 54.9952 -7.3227
Belfast Belfast – Heavy shower day 54.596 -5.9301
Tarbert Tarbert – Overcast 55.87 -5.42
Stranraer Stranraer – Heavy rain 54.9033 -5.0228
Enniskillen Enniskillen – Light rain 54.3446 -7.6313
Newry Newry – Heavy shower day 54.1707 -6.3348
Tiree Tiree – Heavy rain 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) – Heavy rain 54.1518 -4.484
Strathyre Strathyre – Heavy rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Dumfries Dumfries – Cloudy 55.0708 -3.6038
Biggar Biggar – Heavy rain 55.6234 -3.5226
Fort William Fort William – Light shower day 56.8199 -5.104
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Sunny intervals 55.9533 -3.1868
Carlisle Carlisle – Light shower day 54.8924 -2.9315
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Light rain 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Heavy shower day 57.4127 -6.1949
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Cloudy 57.4836 -7.3599

Location Details

Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach)

Location: 55.2063, -6.6084

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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