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Ballycastle weather

  • Sunny intervals 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Light rain 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Heavy rain 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 9 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    6 °C

  • Overcast 9 °C

    5 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
Now 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 21 35 SSW 19 35 S 19 35 S 17 32 S 15 28 S 15 27 S 14 25 S 16 27 S 13 24 S 12 23 S 13 24 S 13 24 S 13 24 S 12 22 SSW 12 22 SSW 10 19 SSW 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 84% 84% 84% 82% 82% 82% 84% 83% 86% 87% 88% 89% 89% 90% 92% 93%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:48 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 40% 40% 50% 20% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 9 17 SSW 10 18 SW 10 18 SW 11 19 SW 12 21 SW 12 22 SW 13 23 SW 13 25 SW 13 25 SW 14 27 SW 14 26 SW 15 27 SW 16 29 SW 16 29 SW 16 29 SW 16 30 SW 17 30 SW 16 29 SW 16 29 SW 15 28 SW 14 27 SSW 14 26 SSW 14 25 SSW 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
93% 92% 93% 93% 92% 92% 91% 90% 90% 90% 88% 87% 87% 87% 86% 86% 86% 87% 87% 88% 89% 88% 89% 89%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 80% 80% 80% 50% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 12 22 S 8 13 SSE 7 11 S 8 14 SW 8 16 SW 9 17 SW 10 16 SW 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG M M G M G G
Humidity
90% 91% 94% 93% 92% 91% 93% 93%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
20% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 13 23 WSW 15 27 WSW 14 25 SW 15 26 WSW 14 25 SW 13 22 SSW 11 19 SSW 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity
92% 90% 90% 90% 86% 85% 91% 93%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 23 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
20% 20% 50% 50% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 9 14 S 8 13 S 7 12 S 9 14 S 8 14 SSE 8 13 SSE 9 13 SSW 10 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M M G G M
Humidity
94% 95% 95% 95% 94% 94% 95% 94%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:50 Sunset: 15:58 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 24 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 11 16 WSW 11 17 ESE 12 18 N 11 18 SSW 11 19 ESE 12 19 S 12 19 S 11 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G G G G G G
Humidity
94% 93% 93% 92% 89% 90% 92% 93%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:51 Sunset: 15:58 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 40%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 11 19 S 12 20 S 12 20 S 12 21 S 13 22 SSW 12 23 SSW 12 22 SW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
93% 93% 93% 92% 89% 89% 91% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:51 Sunset: 15:59 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Heavy shower night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Partly cloudy night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Heavy rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Heavy shower night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy rain 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy shower night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Clear night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Clear night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Heavy shower night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy shower night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Light rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for Northern Ireland

Headline:

Dry bright start. Turning cloudy with some showers for afternoon.

Today:

A fine, dry and bright start to the day. However cloud increasing from the west from mid-morning, bringing some scattered showers for the afternoon. Winds south to southwest, fresh across the coasts. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Showers spreading from southwest, most frequent early to mid-evening, before dwindling overnight. Rather cloudy but clear spells increasing towards dawn. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Thursday:

A day of showers, these isolated early morning and again from late afternoon, but heavier outbreaks either side of noon, particularly across northern districts. Rainband spreading from south overnight. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain linger for much of Friday, before clearing to showers later. Saturday mostly dry and bright. Sunday unsettled with showers or longer periods of rain.

Updated: 02:36 on Wed 19 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Heavy showers, especially in the west and near southern coasts.

Today:

Morning sunshine will be interrupted by frequent showers in the south. With time, the showers will focus on western areas and southern coasts but become heavy, blustery and perhaps thundery, leaving eastern parts with the best of the afternoon sunshine.

Tonight:

Heavy and blustery showers will affect most areas during the first part of the night but they will pull back to southern and western coasts by morning.

Thursday:

Early frost in northern Scotland will be followed by sunshine and showers across the UK. The heaviest and most frequent showers will affect Northern Ireland, western Scotland and northwest England.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Heavy rain and strong winds will sweep from southwest to northeast on Friday morning, leaving brighter drier weather by Saturday. More rain is likely on Sunday everywhere except northern Scotland.

Updated: 00:40 on Wed 19 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 23 Dec 2018 to Tuesday 1 Jan 2019:

Sunday will see a band of cloud and rain move northeastwards, followed by a mixture of sunny spells and further organised bands of rain or heavy showers. It'll be windy too, especially towards the coasts in the south and west. Temperatures will tend to stay mild for the time of year. The north and west is likely to stay rather wet and windy on Christmas Eve, with the rest of the UK looking drier. For Christmas Day itself, it may be drier, brighter and colder for most, followed by some rain later. As we head towards the New Year, dry cold and bright weather becomes more likely, with any weather systems becoming increasingly confined to the north or northeast.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 2 Jan 2019 to Wednesday 16 Jan 2019:

Through the first half of January, there is an increasing likelihood that colder weather may begin to dominate with a greater chance of seeing east or northeasterly winds. Should this occur, then wintry conditions are possible in eastern, southern and central areas with western parts of the UK staying relatively drier. Though should any Atlantic frontal systems try to make inroads western areas could also see some snow. Although signals suggest that a cold spell is the most likely scenario in early January, the extent and longevity of the cold weather is uncertain. Wet, windy and mild weather may still be possible at times.

Updated: 00:40 on Wed 19 Dec 2018 GMT

Location details

Ballycastle

Location
55.206, -6.239
Altitude
4 m above mean sea level

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