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Ballygally (Beach)

Sunday 23 April

Low High Low High
03:06 09:18 15:42 21:54
0.8 m 2.6 m 0.5 m 2.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 6
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Monday 24 April

Low High Low High
03:57 10:09 16:27 22:36
0.7 m 2.7 m 0.4 m 2.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NNW 25
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Tuesday 25 April

Low High Low High
04:41 10:52 17:07 23:16
0.5 m 2.8 m 0.3 m 2.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NNW 22
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Wednesday 26 April

Low High Low High
05:21 11:34 17:47 23:57
0.4 m 2.8 m 0.3 m 2.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 12
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Thursday 27 April

Low High Low
06:02 12:17 18:29
0.3 m 2.8 m 0.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 13
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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Today:

Some early brighter spells during the morning, particularly over the Causeway Coast and Glens. But otherwise it will be an increasingly cloudy day with patchy light rain spreading from the west late morning and through the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Cloudy with patchy light rain which gradually turns more persistent late evening and overnight. Clearing to isolated showers towards dawn across the northern coastal areas. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

Monday:

Cloud and rain soon clearing to the south. Otherwise turning cold, in brisk north to northwest winds which bring scattered showers which turn increasingly wintry from north during the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Wintry showers, strong northerly winds for Tuesday. Turning milder from west Wednesday, Thursday as winds ease, with patchy rain to north, while south mainly dry with best of brighter spells.

Updated at: 0517 on Sun 23 Apr 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.