British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

This website will be moving soon! We have a new domain name, and a new design. The current site will close later this year, but in the meantime you can check out the new version at BritishBeaches.uk.

Ballywalter Beach

Ballywalter, Down

Ballywalter is an old fishing village and now a popular day-trip destination. It has a long sandy beach with a large breakwater and slipways.

Weather and Tides

Thursday

17 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1005mb
Humidity75%
UV Risk6
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:01 BST
Sunset20:50 BST

Friday

18 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1002mb
Humidity74%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:03 BST
Sunset20:48 BST

Saturday

19 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1015mb
Humidity63%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:05 BST
Sunset20:46 BST

Thursday

High tide: 07:29 BST
(06:29 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:01 BST
(13:01 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:14 BST
(19:14 17 August 2017 GMT)

Friday

Low tide: 02:31 BST
(01:31 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:55 BST
(07:55 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:14 BST
(14:14 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:26 BST
(20:26 18 August 2017 GMT)

Saturday

Low tide: 03:44 BST
(02:44 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:06 BST
(09:06 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:13 BST
(15:13 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:26 BST
(21:26 19 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Portavogie) 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).