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Helens Bay (Beach)

Monday 27 March

Low High Low High
05:12 11:27 17:38 23:50
0.6 m 3.4 m 0.3 m 3.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ESE 10
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Tuesday 28 March

Low High Low
05:48 12:05 18:15
0.5 m 3.5 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 12
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Wednesday 29 March

High Low High Low
00:30 06:27 12:46 18:54
3.4 m 0.4 m 3.6 m 0.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain S 17
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Thursday 30 March

High Low High Low
01:14 07:07 13:33 19:36
3.5 m 0.3 m 3.6 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy S 15
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Friday 31 March

High Low High Low
02:00 07:51 14:21 20:21
3.5 m 0.3 m 3.6 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day S 15
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

This Evening and Tonight:

Clear spells this evening. Cloud will become more extensive overnight with patchy mist and fog developing, mainly across Tyrone and Fermanagh. It will be a chilly night with light winds. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Tuesday:

Early mist clearing with a few sunny intervals coming through. However, some showers will push up from the south during the morning, becoming more frequent and heavier in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

The weather will become more unsettled and changeable. There will be showers or longer spells of rain with some drier and brighter interludes. Occasionally windy near the coasts.

Updated at: 1623 on Mon 27 Mar 2017


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What are tides?

Tides refer to the rise and fall of a body of water, most commonly seen in the oceans; caused by the interaction between the moon, sun and Earth.

As the positions of Earth, sun and moon change in relation to each other, the gravitational pull and centrifugal forces acting upon the oceans vary and it is these differences that cause fluctuation in the height of the sea which we see at the tides going out and in.

In the UK we mostly experience a semi-diurnal tide which means we experience two high tides and two low tides each day. These occur approximately every 12 hours and 25 minutes.