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Magilligan - Downhill (Beach)

Sunday 4 December

Low High Low High
03:02 09:33 15:29 21:41
0.8 m 2.1 m 0.9 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals E 5
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Monday 5 December

Low High Low High
03:48 10:27 16:30 22:45
0.9 m 2.0 m 1.0 m 1.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 6
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Tuesday 6 December

Low High Low
04:46 11:33 17:47
1.0 m 2.0 m 1.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSE 17
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Wednesday 7 December

High Low High Low
00:22 05:58 12:47 19:07
1.6 m 1.1 m 2.0 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 16
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Thursday 8 December

High Low High Low
01:51 07:12 13:55 20:12
1.6 m 1.0 m 2.0 m 1.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 13
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Today:

Early cloudy skies will soon clear to the northwest, then a brighter day with sunny spells. Mainly light winds but a fresher southeasterly breeze will affect the Down and Antrim coasts. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

A dry night with variable cloud and some clear spells. A moderate east to southeast breeze, fresh along the east coast. A touch of frost in sheltered inland spots. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Monday:

A dry day but early brightness fading as cloud thickens up from the south. A moderate to fresh southeasterly breeze. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Cloudy on Tuesday and Wednesday with outbreaks of rain and freshening winds and turning milder. Thursday looks brighter and mainly dry.

Updated at: 0233 on Sun 4 Dec 2016


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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.