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Ballygally (Beach)

Thursday 29 September

Low High Low High
04:48 11:12 17:05 23:09
0.5 m 2.7 m 0.7 m 3.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day W 31
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Friday 30 September

Low High Low High
05:24 11:46 17:42 23:47
0.5 m 2.7 m 0.6 m 3.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 11
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Saturday 1 October

Low High Low
05:55 12:17 18:15
0.5 m 2.7 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals N 11
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Sunday 2 October

High Low High Low
00:22 06:25 12:47 18:47
3.0 m 0.5 m 2.7 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals SSE 12
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Monday 3 October

High Low High Low
00:57 06:55 13:17 19:18
2.9 m 0.5 m 2.7 m 0.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 23
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

This Evening and Tonight:

There will be clear periods and a few showers, these mainly towards the North Coast. It will be a colder night than last night with light westerly winds. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Friday:

There will be a lot of dry, bright weather with some sunshine. Just a few showers breaking out during the day. Light westerly winds. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Rather cloudy on Saturday with further showers, dying out later. Cold night Saturday night followed by dry Sunday with sunny spells. Cloudy on Monday with rain edging eastwards. Freshening winds.

Updated at: 1541 on Thu 29 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.