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Portrush - Curran (East) Strand (Beach)

Monday 27 March

High Low High
06:59 13:03 19:24
2.2 m 0.4 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day E 5
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Tuesday 28 March

Low High Low High
01:16 07:35 13:36 19:57
0.3 m 2.3 m 0.2 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 13
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Wednesday 29 March

Low High Low High
01:50 08:12 14:12 20:32
0.2 m 2.4 m 0.2 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day S 16
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Thursday 30 March

Low High Low High
02:27 08:52 14:49 21:09
0.2 m 2.3 m 0.2 m 2.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day S 14
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Friday 31 March

Low High Low High
03:09 09:36 15:31 21:51
0.2 m 2.2 m 0.4 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day S 14
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Today:

A cold start then another bright and sunny day across most parts. Becoming rather warm again across western counties. Feeling cooler over Down and Antrim with patchy cloud arriving from the Irish Sea on a light southeasterly breeze. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

Clear spells during the evening. Cloud will become more extensive overnight with patchy mist developing, mainly across Tyrone and Fermanagh. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

Tuesday:

Early mist clearing with a few sunny intervals coming through. However, some showers will push up from the south to herald the end of the dry spell. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

The weather will become more unsettled and changeable. There will be showers or longer spells of rain with some drier and brighter interludes. Occasionally windy near the coasts.

Updated at: 0424 on Mon 27 Mar 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.