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Portstewart (The Strand)(Beach)

Tuesday 16 January

Low High Low High
00:13 06:25 12:27 18:43
0.7 m 2.1 m 0.9 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sleet SW 20

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Wednesday 17 January

Low High Low High
00:42 06:56 12:57 19:09
0.6 m 2.2 m 0.8 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain W 22

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Thursday 18 January

Low High Low High
01:12 07:27 13:27 19:39
0.6 m 2.3 m 0.8 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 16

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Friday 19 January

Low High Low High
01:42 08:01 14:01 20:12
0.6 m 2.3 m 0.7 m 2.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sleet shower day W 18

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Saturday 20 January

Low High Low High
02:15 08:38 14:37 20:47
0.6 m 2.2 m 0.8 m 1.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 11

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Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

This Evening and Tonight:

This evening will see further heavy snow showers, becoming prolonged, giving further moderate falls in places, even heavy over higher ground with drifting. The rest of the night will continue windy with occasional snow showers, some heavy. Minimum Temperature -1 °C.

Wednesday:

Cold, bright and windy with scattered sleet and snow showers, snow becoming mainly confined to hills by afternoon. Rain and snow developing in evening, with chance of severe gales later. Maximum Temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Cold northwesterly winds will bring sleet and snow showers on Thursday and Friday. Dry on Saturday.

Updated at: 1428 on Tue 16 Jan 2018


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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.