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Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach)

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  • Fri Friday
    16°C 13°C
    Light rain
  • Sat Saturday
    16°C 12°C
    Sunny intervals
  • Sun Sunday
    18°C 13°C
    Light shower day
  • Mon Monday
    16°C 12°C
    Cloudy
  • Tue Tuesday
    17°C 12°C
    Cloudy
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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.

Sunrise: 06:26 Sunset: 20:27 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index*
Saturday
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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.

Sunrise: 06:28 Sunset: 20:25 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index*
Sunday
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Slight Slight Slight Smooth (wavelets) Slight Smooth (wavelets) Slight Slight
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0 0 0 1 1 3 4 1 0

* 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.

Sunrise: 06:30 Sunset: 20:22 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index*
Monday
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Slight Slight Slight Slight Slight Slight Moderate Moderate
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0 0 1 2 3 4 1 0

* 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.

Sunrise: 06:32 Sunset: 20:20 Moon phase: First quarter 2 Daily air quality index*
Tuesday
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0 0 1 2 3 3 1 0

* 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.

Sunrise: 06:34 Sunset: 20:17 Moon phase: First quarter 2 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 1900 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

* Daily index representing the background and regional air quality for a chosen location. Air pollution levels close to roads in urban areas may be higher. For more information please visit our Daily Air Quality Index page.

Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Showers easing to leave a brighter day on Saturday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Scattered showers and sunny intervals this evening. Tonight showers will continue to affect the north and west, with drier clearer conditions overnight across Armagh and Down. Brisk gusty west wind along the north coast. Minimum Temperature 11C.

Saturday:

A bright day with sunny spells and just isolated passing showers, these more likely later. Brisk West winds easing. Maximum Temperature 18C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday will start fine but turning much cloudier with a few spots of rain later. More settled conditions early next week.

Issued at: 1700 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunshine and showers on Saturday; most frequent in the north.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers or bands of rain, heavy in places, will affect northern parts. However, there will be some drier spells in between. Outbreaks of rain or drizzle across Wales and southern England will mostly clear to the south around dawn. Breezy.

Saturday:

Sunny intervals and scattered showers, most likely in the north where some will be heavy. A good deal of dry weather further south with showers more isolated. Remaining rather breezy.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Mainly fine on Sunday, but rain and strengthening winds spreading into northwest. Rain turning patchy as it pushes southeastwards Monday, stalling across the far south into Tuesday. Brighter further north.

Issued at: 1700 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 3 Sep 2014 to Friday 12 Sep 2014:

Dry for many on Wednesday and Thursday with variable cloud amounts and warm sunny spells once early morning low cloud and mist patches clear. However, northwestern Scotland may see some patchy drizzle at times. Temperatures generally above average, particularly across central and southern parts where it could be very warm. The settled conditions should persist into Friday. However, through the weekend, there is likely to be an increasing risk of rain or showers spreading from the west. Rather changeable conditions are most likely into the following week, with northern and western areas most prone to see some rain at times, whilst southeastern areas will see the best of the drier and bright weather, especially later in the period. Temperatures near normal in the north to rather warm in the south.

UK Outlook for Saturday 13 Sep 2014 to Saturday 27 Sep 2014:

During mid to late September most regions can expect to see periods of fine weather, with some warm sunshine at times. However, these fine periods may well be interspersed with occasional spells of cloudier, more unsettled conditions bringing showers or longer spells of rain. Northern and western parts are probably most likely to see the more frequent bouts of unsettled weather, whilst southern and eastern parts should see the better fine and dry spells. Daytime temperatures are likely to be above average during fine weather leaving conditions feeling pleasantly warm. Nights, however, may well be on the chilly side. During any unsettled weather daytime temperatures are more likely to be near or below average leaving conditions feeling cool.

Issued at: 1700 on Fri 29 Aug 2014

Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach) Tide Times

Friday's Tide Times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:27 0.6
High 09:28 2
Low 15:12 0.5
High 21:37 2

Saturday's Tide Times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:00 0.7
High 10:04 1.9
Low 15:51 0.6
High 22:15 1.9

Sunday's Tide Times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:40 0.8
High 10:49 1.8
Low 16:37 0.7
High 23:03 1.8

Monday's Tide Times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:32 0.8
High 11:47 1.7
Low 17:36 0.9
High 00:06 1.7

Tuesday's Tide Times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 06:45 0.9
High 13:30 1.7
Low 18:53 1

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Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach) Heavy shower day 55.2063 -6.6084
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.9952 -7.3227
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.9301
Tarbert Light rain 55.87 -5.42
Stranraer Sunny intervals 54.9033 -5.0228
Enniskillen Light rain 54.3446 -7.6313
Newry Cloudy 54.1707 -6.3348
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Cumnock Cloudy 55.4535 -4.2645
Glasgow Light rain 55.8643 -4.2505
Douglas (Isle of Man) Heavy rain 54.1518 -4.484
Strathyre Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.0708 -3.6038
Biggar Heavy rain 55.6234 -3.5226
Fort William Light rain 56.8199 -5.104
Edinburgh Heavy rain 55.9533 -3.1868
Carlisle Sunny intervals 54.8924 -2.9315
Pitlochry Heavy shower day 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Light shower day 57.4127 -6.1949
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Sunny intervals 57.4836 -7.3599

Location Details

Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach)

Location: 55.2063, -6.6084

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

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