British Beaches

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Portrane Beach

Dublin, Dublin

Portrane is a long sandy beach flanked by dunes. A quiet rural area with a cliff walk from Portrane to Donabate beach and spectacular views of Lambay Island. Howth Head and the Dublin Mountains. There are numerous small coves and caves, many used by smugglers in yesteryear.

Weather and Tides

Saturday

19 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature8°C (46°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed20mph
VisibilityExcellent
Pressure1016mb
Humidity59%
UV Risk5
Sunrise06:11 IST
Sunset20:45 IST

Sunday

20 August 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1019mb
Humidity79%
UV Risk2
Sunrise06:13 IST
Sunset20:43 IST

Monday

21 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature21°C (70°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1017mb
Humidity89%
UV Risk3
Sunrise06:14 IST
Sunset20:41 IST

Saturday

Low tide: 03:48 BST
(02:48 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:25 BST
(09:25 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:18 BST
(15:18 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:49 BST
(21:49 19 August 2017 GMT)

Sunday

Low tide: 04:47 BST
(03:47 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:23 BST
(10:23 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:10 BST
(16:10 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:39 BST
(22:39 20 August 2017 GMT)

Monday

Low tide: 05:37 BST
(04:37 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:12 BST
(11:12 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:54 BST
(16:54 21 August 2017 GMT)

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