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Portstewart (The Strand)(Beach)

Wednesday 13 December

High Low High Low
03:45 09:18 16:29 22:36
1.8 m 1.0 m 2.1 m 0.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain WSW 19

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Thursday 14 December

High Low High Low
04:29 10:09 17:10 23:06
1.9 m 1.0 m 2.1 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day WSW 13

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Friday 15 December

High Low High Low
05:03 10:48 17:39 23:31
1.9 m 0.9 m 2.0 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NNW 15

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Saturday 16 December

High Low High Low
05:33 11:24 18:03 23:57
2.0 m 0.9 m 2.0 m 0.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 8

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Sunday 17 December

High Low High
06:03 11:57 18:25
2.1 m 0.8 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 14

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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Today:

Cloud and rain will clear east early this morning, but frequent showers will follow from the west. These soon turning to snow on high ground and then on lower ground, with some accumulations in places. Local thunder. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

Frequent wintry showers giving moderate falls on high ground, the showers turning more sleety on low ground at times. Windy, with hill blizzards. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

Thursday:

Further showers, still wintry at times in the morning with accumulations on high ground but then turning to rain by the afternoon. Some brighter spells. Maximum Temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday will be quite bright but breezy with occasional showers of rain. Some showers on Saturday morning then dry. Milder on Sunday with occasional rain.

Updated at: 0556 on Wed 13 Dec 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.