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Portrush (Beach)

Sunday 23 April

High Low High Low
05:20 11:31 18:00 23:42
1.9 m 0.6 m 1.7 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 4
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Monday 24 April

High Low High
05:54 12:00 18:27
2.0 m 0.5 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NNW 28
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Tuesday 25 April

Low High Low High
00:14 06:31 12:34 19:00
0.4 m 2.2 m 0.3 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy N 26
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Wednesday 26 April

Low High Low High
00:49 07:10 13:10 19:35
0.3 m 2.3 m 0.2 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy N 12
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Thursday 27 April

Low High Low High
01:27 07:51 13:48 20:12
0.2 m 2.4 m 0.2 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 16
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloudy with some patches of light rain which will turn more persistent later tonight. It will become colder by morning with a freshening northwesterly wind. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

Monday:

Cloudy start but last of overnight rain soon clearing. Then brighter with sunny spells along with scattered showers. Showers turning wintry over hills. Feeling much colder with strengthening northerly winds. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Wintry showers, strong northerly winds for Tuesday. Turning milder from west Wednesday, Thursday as winds ease, with patchy rain to north, while south mainly dry with best of brighter spells.

Updated at: 1638 on Sun 23 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.