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Ballycastle Beach

Ballycastle, Antrim

Ballycastle is a traditional seaside town. An excellent base to explore well known local atractions such as the Giant's Causeway, Glens of Antrim and Rathlin. The beach is very popular with locals and tourists, and offers a 74 berth marina.

Weather and Tides

Tuesday

22 August 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed9mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1015mb
Humidity83%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:11 BST
Sunset20:44 BST

Wednesday

23 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1010mb
Humidity70%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:13 BST
Sunset20:41 BST

Thursday

24 August 2017

Heavy Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1010mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:15 BST
Sunset20:39 BST

Tuesday

Low tide: 02:31 BST
(01:31 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:47 BST
(06:47 22 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:41 BST
(12:41 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:58 BST
(18:58 22 August 2017 GMT)

Wednesday

Low tide: 03:08 BST
(02:08 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:22 BST
(07:22 23 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:10 BST
(13:10 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:34 BST
(19:34 23 August 2017 GMT)

Thursday

Low tide: 03:50 BST
(02:50 24 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:00 BST
(08:00 24 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:42 BST
(13:42 24 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:20 BST
(20:20 24 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Ballycastle Bay) and may not be accurate for this beach. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use.

Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (www.ukho.gov.uk).