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Portstewart (The Strand)(Beach)

Tuesday 25 April

High Low High
06:40 12:39 19:03
2.4 m 0.5 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals N 29
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Wednesday 26 April

Low High Low High
00:54 07:19 13:16 19:38
0.4 m 2.5 m 0.4 m 2.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals N 25
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Thursday 27 April

Low High Low High
01:35 08:00 13:56 20:16
0.3 m 2.6 m 0.3 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 9
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Friday 28 April

Low High Low High
02:17 08:42 14:37 20:58
0.3 m 2.6 m 0.4 m 2.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 15
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Saturday 29 April

Low High Low High
03:03 09:28 15:21 21:44
0.4 m 2.4 m 0.5 m 2.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 6
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

This Evening and Tonight:

Clear spells and wintry showers continuing with a ground frost developing in shelter. Some lying snow possible over higher ground and it will remain windy around the coasts. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Tuesday:

Remaining cold with bright spells and wintry showers. Winds will be moderate to fresh from the north, but strong around the coast. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

The winds will ease and the showers well scattered on Wednesday with bright or sunny spells. Bright with occasional showers Thursday and Friday and temperatures beginning to recover.

Updated at: 1629 on Mon 24 Apr 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.