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Portrush, Whiterocks (Beach)

Friday 30 September

Low High Low High
01:03 07:00 12:45 19:17
0.6 m 2.0 m 0.5 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 14
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Saturday 1 October

Low High Low High
01:32 07:33 13:18 19:47
0.6 m 2.1 m 0.5 m 2.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals N 8
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Sunday 2 October

Low High Low High
02:03 08:04 13:51 20:16
0.6 m 2.1 m 0.5 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SSE 12
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Monday 3 October

Low High Low High
02:33 08:35 14:23 20:45
0.6 m 2.1 m 0.6 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 23
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Tuesday 4 October

Low High Low High
03:03 09:06 14:57 21:16
0.7 m 2.1 m 0.7 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 11
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Today:

Often cloudy along the north coast with showers, occasionally heavy. Some brighter spells at times too though. Elsewhere, especially over the south and east, fewer showers with some good sunny spells developing. Breezy along coasts. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Showers easing in the evening, with clear spells developing especially in the north. Towards dawn turning cloudier over the south, with some showers developing. Minimum Temperature 2 °C.

Saturday:

Showers across the south tending to clear to the east, then a mostly dry day with sunny spells and light winds. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

After a cold start, Sunday mainly dry with light winds and sunny spells. Similar on Monday, but cloudier in the west with some rain, this spreading east into Tuesday.

Updated at: 0426 on Fri 30 Sep 2016


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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.