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Helens Bay (Beach)

Saturday 21 October

Low High Low
06:28 12:57 18:52
0.6 m 3.4 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain WSW 5

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Sunday 22 October

High Low High Low
01:10 07:03 13:31 19:28
3.6 m 0.7 m 3.5 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 22

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Monday 23 October

High Low High Low
01:47 07:36 14:06 20:04
3.5 m 0.8 m 3.4 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WSW 9

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Tuesday 24 October

High Low High Low
02:23 08:11 14:41 20:40
3.4 m 0.9 m 3.4 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 11

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Wednesday 25 October

High Low High Low
03:00 08:47 15:17 21:20
3.3 m 1.0 m 3.4 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 7

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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Today:

The best of the limited brighter spells expected at first and along the Causeway Coast and Glens, but it will be a mainly cloudy day with showers or longer periods of rain. Winds strong, occasionally gale over the coast. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Remaining overcast through the evening and night with periods of rain, this most persistent late evening and at first overnight. Northwesterly winds strong to gale force. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Sunday:

Rather cloudy start with showers, frequent at first, gradually dwindling from the west through the afternoon as brighter spells prosper and winds ease. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Rain bands crossing from the west for a time both Monday and Tuesday, most persistent across northern areas, but patchy in south. Rain spreading from south later Wednesday.

Updated at: 0428 on Sat 21 Oct 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.