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Tuesday   (01 September 2015)
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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   (02 September 2015)
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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.

Saturday   (05 September 2015)
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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: 0400 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Bright with a few showers.

Today:

A bright and mainly dry day with some sunny intervals the best of these towards the east coast, A few showers developing, perhaps the odd fairly heavy one across the south, though many places staying dry. On the cool side. Maximum Temperature 16°C.

Tonight:

Sunny then clear interludes and a few showers, these continuing overnight though should be well scattered. Some mist or fog patches in shelter. Minimum Temperature 6°C.

Wednesday:

Anothe bright day with a mixture of sunny intervals and a few showers. Quite cool especially over coasts facing the fresh northerly breeze. Maximum Temperature 15°C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mainly dry with some bright or sunny spells. On the cool side especially at night, but pleasant in sunnier spells.

Updated at: 0441 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunny spells and scattered showers, feeling cool in northerly breeze.

Today:

Rather cloudy for many but with sunny spells too, best of these in the south and southwest. Scattered, locally heavy, showers will continue, especially in the north and parts of the Midlands. A cool northerly wind, especially in the east.

Tonight:

A dry night with clear spells for many, although some showers persisting chiefly in northern areas. It will be chilly for many under the clear skies and a northerly breeze.

Wednesday:

Mostly dry with variable cloud and sunny spells. Some showers, locally heavy, developing through the day. Breezy around coasts, particularly in the northeast where local gales are possible.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Cool northerly winds will bring a few sunny intervals and showers throughout, these lighter than previous days. Chilly nights, especially in the west, with a touch of frost possible.

Updated at: 0401 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 5 Sep 2015 to Monday 14 Sep 2015:

Saturday is likely to be quite cloudy and cool with a few showers, more especially in the north and east. Sunday remains on the cool side, but there should be more in the way of bright spells, with any showers becoming increasingly confined to the east. Into the following week settled conditions should become established across all parts, bringing mostly fine and dry weather, with some cool misty starts followed by sunny spells followed by spells of bright Autumn sunshine. Temperatures on the whole will be a little below average, although it will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine with generally light winds. Overnight temperatures are likely to be on the chilly side, with a risk of some localised rural grass frosts, most especially in the north.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 15 Sep 2015 to Tuesday 29 Sep 2015:

The second half of September is expected to start with generally fine and settled conditions, with plenty of dry and bright weather with some pleasant sunshine, and with only a brief spells of cloudier, wetter weather. Eventually a northwest to southeast split develops in the weather, with the southeast holding on to the best of the drier weather while the northwest sees occasional bouts of rain and strong winds. Temperatures will be generally close to average, but with some chilly nights, more especially in the north.

Updated at: 0401 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach) tide times

Tuesday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 02:39 0.2
High 08:57 2.2
Low 14:49 0.2
High 21:18 2.5

Wednesday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 03:21 0.4
High 09:38 2.1
Low 15:34 0.3
High 22:06 2.3

Thursday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 04:08 0.5
High 10:24 1.9
Low 16:28 0.5
High 23:02 2.1

Friday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
Low 05:03 0.7
High 11:21 1.7
Low 17:42 0.7

Saturday's tide times

(local port - Portrush)

Tide UK local time Height (m)
High 00:30 1.8
Low 06:09 0.9
High 13:43 1.6
Low 19:48 0.9

Tide times for the next five days.

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach)

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

Location Details

Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach)

Location: 55.2063, -6.6084

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

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