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Tra And Oil In Beach

An Ceathr Rua, Galway

The beach is noted for its very fine golden sand and clear water. It is located in an area of great natural beauty in the Connemara Gaeltacht (area of native Irish speakers but most bilingual).

Weather and Tides


30 May 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Minimum Temperature8°C (46°F)
Wind DirectionWest North Westerly
Wind Speed22mph
UV Risk5
Sunrise04:57 BST
Sunset21:53 BST


31 May 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed9mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise04:56 BST
Sunset21:54 BST


Low tide: 05:13 BST
(04:13 30 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:12 BST
(10:12 30 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:35 BST
(15:35 30 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:49 BST
(22:49 30 May 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 06:51 BST
(05:51 31 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:33 BST
(11:33 31 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:36 BST
(16:36 31 May 2017 GMT)


High tide: 01:33 BST
(00:33 1 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:25 BST
(07:25 1 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 13:48 BST
(12:48 1 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:47 BST
(17:47 1 June 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.

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