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Portrush. Whiterocks Beach

Portrush, Antrim

A long sandy beach backed by sand dunes stretching 3 miles from Portrush East Strand, popular with surfers because the waves can be very powerful.

Weather and Tides

Thursday

17 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1003mb
Humidity70%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:03 BST
Sunset20:57 BST

Friday

18 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed14mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1000mb
Humidity74%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:05 BST
Sunset20:55 BST

Saturday

19 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature10°C (50°F)
Wind DirectionWest North Westerly
Wind Speed20mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1014mb
Humidity69%
UV Risk4
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:07 BST
Sunset20:52 BST

Thursday

High tide: 03:38 BST
(02:38 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 09:49 BST
(08:49 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:47 BST
(15:47 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:51 BST
(21:51 17 August 2017 GMT)

Friday

High tide: 04:46 BST
(03:46 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:55 BST
(09:55 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:32 BST
(16:32 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:45 BST
(22:45 18 August 2017 GMT)

Saturday

High tide: 05:40 BST
(04:40 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:38 BST
(10:38 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:10 BST
(17:10 19 August 2017 GMT)

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