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Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach)

Thursday 24 August

Low High Low High
02:55 08:56 14:38 21:12
0.4 m 2.1 m 0.3 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 12

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Friday 25 August

Low High Low High
03:33 09:33 15:18 21:51
0.5 m 2.0 m 0.4 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 11

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Saturday 26 August

Low High Low High
04:15 10:13 16:00 22:33
0.7 m 1.9 m 0.6 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 8

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Sunday 27 August

Low High Low High
05:05 10:57 16:48 23:25
0.8 m 1.7 m 0.8 m 1.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 12

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Monday 28 August

Low High Low
06:12 11:56 17:45
0.9 m 1.6 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day SW 16

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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

This Evening and Tonight:

Scattered showers this evening with sunny intervals. Tonight showers becoming mainly confined to western counties and the east should become largely dry with clear periods. Some mist and fog patches inland rural areas overnight. Less humid with light winds. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Thursday:

Mainly dry bright start with sunny intervals. However tending to cloud up with showers, these more frequent later over Fermanagh, Tyrone and Derry. Belfast and east drier with fewer showers Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Remaining unsettled; often rather cloudy with showers, some prolonged and heavy during Friday and early Saturday. Later Saturday and Sunday drier with sunny spells, though rain arrives again Sunday night.

Updated at: 1543 on Wed 23 Aug 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.