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Portstewart (The Strand)(Beach)

Thursday 25 May

High Low High
06:57 12:54 19:18
2.5 m 0.4 m 2.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SSE 14
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Friday 26 May

Low High Low High
01:16 07:41 13:35 20:00
0.4 m 2.5 m 0.3 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSE 19
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Saturday 27 May

Low High Low High
02:03 08:25 14:18 20:44
0.4 m 2.5 m 0.4 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SW 8
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Sunday 28 May

Low High Low High
02:51 09:12 15:02 21:32
0.5 m 2.4 m 0.4 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 10
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Monday 29 May

Low High Low High
03:45 10:04 15:50 22:27
0.6 m 2.2 m 0.6 m 2.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 7
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Today:

Any coastal mist or fog across Down and Antrim will soon clear, with hot sunshine developing for all. Hot inland during the afternoon, especially across mid Ulster and western counties. Southeast winds keeping eastern coastal districts cooler with some mist. Maximum Temperature 25 °C.

Tonight:

Dry with clear skies this evening and overnight. Very mild and muggy especially across the western areas. Again cooler near the eastern coasts. Minimum Temperature 14 °C.

Friday:

A dry day with plenty of hot sunshine. Sunshine becoming hazy from the west later in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 25 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Dry start for most, but soon heavy thundery showers spreading from the west. Dry on Sunday and Monday with sunny spells.

Updated at: 0210 on Thu 25 May 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.