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Portrush (Beach)

Friday 26 May

Low High Low High
01:12 07:35 13:29 19:57
0.2 m 2.3 m 0.2 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSE 18
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Saturday 27 May

Low High Low High
02:00 08:21 14:11 20:40
0.2 m 2.2 m 0.2 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain NW 11
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Sunday 28 May

Low High Low High
02:51 09:09 14:55 21:27
0.3 m 2.1 m 0.3 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 8
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Monday 29 May

Low High Low High
03:51 10:02 15:42 22:19
0.4 m 1.9 m 0.5 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNE 7
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Tuesday 30 May

Low High Low High
05:04 11:03 16:35 23:32
0.6 m 1.7 m 0.6 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 15
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

This Evening and Tonight:

A mostly fine evening with some late warm sunshine, perhaps a thundery shower in westernmost areas. Cloud increases overnight with a band of heavy showery rain reaching southern counties towards the end of the night. Very mild and muggy. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Saturday:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, some heavy, then brightening up though with scattered heavy and thundery showers in the afternoon. Less warm but still humid. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunday rather cloudy with patchy rain dying out, slowly brightening. Cooler and fresher. Mainly dry on Monday. Rain early Tuesday then brighter.

Updated at: 1552 on Fri 26 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.