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Portrush - Curran (East) Strand (Beach)

Friday 9 December

High Low High Low
03:00 08:28 14:51 21:16
1.7 m 1.0 m 2.1 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 13
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Saturday 10 December

High Low High Low
03:48 09:21 15:40 21:57
1.8 m 0.9 m 2.1 m 0.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SW 17
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Sunday 11 December

High Low High Low
04:27 10:09 16:27 22:36
1.9 m 0.7 m 2.2 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 14
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Monday 12 December

High Low High Low
05:05 10:54 17:13 23:16
2.1 m 0.6 m 2.3 m 0.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast S 10
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Tuesday 13 December

High Low High Low
05:45 11:41 17:59 23:55
2.2 m 0.5 m 2.4 m 0.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast SE 12
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

This Evening and Tonight:

Any patchy rain in Armagh and Down soon clearing east. Then a mainly dry evening and night with some clear spells though the odd shower may affect the far west. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Saturday:

A bright day with some sunny spells. Many places staying mainly dry but a few showers could blow through on the light to moderate southwesterly winds. Less mild. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Mostly dry on Sunday, though rather cloudy. Some rain on Monday then clearer and colder in evening. Tuesday cloudy with rain, heavy at times, mild but windy.

Updated at: 1432 on Fri 9 Dec 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.