West Strand Beach

Portrush West Strand beach is a sheltered sandy beach in the town next to the harbour.

Watersports include windsurfing, canoeing and sailing.

The west beach is closer to Portrush amenities than Whiterocks (East Strand) beach.

Facilities include car parking, shops, harbour, toilets and places to eat.

West Strand Beach is a Blue Flag Beach
West Strand Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
West Strand Beach has dog restrictions.
West Strand beach has dog restrictions.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches at Portrush, 13 beaches in Antrim, or check our list of Antrim Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (SSE)
Thursday, Dec 01lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (S)
Friday, Dec 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (SSE)
Saturday, Dec 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.5℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SSE)
Sunday, Dec 04lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (ESE)
Monday, Dec 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Dec 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (ENE)

Portrush weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

West Strand Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to West Strand Beach is at Portrush 0.58 km (0.36 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Wed 30 Nov
   High Tide at 00:13 (Height 1.56m)
   Low Tide at 05:09 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 12:31 (Height 2.04m)
   Low Tide at 19:50 (Height 0.91m)
Thu 01 Dec
   High Tide at 01:49 (Height 1.52m)
   Low Tide at 06:36 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 13:45 (Height 2.05m)
   Low Tide at 21:13 (Height 0.88m)
Fri 02 Dec
   High Tide at 03:07 (Height 1.55m)
   Low Tide at 07:59 (Height 0.99m)
   High Tide at 14:49 (Height 2.06m)
   Low Tide at 22:01 (Height 0.86m)
Sat 03 Dec
   High Tide at 03:56 (Height 1.60m)
   Low Tide at 09:04 (Height 0.92m)
   High Tide at 15:37 (Height 2.07m)
   Low Tide at 22:28 (Height 0.86m)
Sun 04 Dec
   High Tide at 04:31 (Height 1.69m)
   Low Tide at 09:54 (Height 0.84m)
   High Tide at 16:18 (Height 2.07m)
   Low Tide at 22:48 (Height 0.84m)
Mon 05 Dec
   High Tide at 05:01 (Height 1.80m)
   Low Tide at 10:38 (Height 0.78m)
   High Tide at 16:56 (Height 2.08m)
   Low Tide at 23:11 (Height 0.80m)
Tue 06 Dec
   High Tide at 05:32 (Height 1.91m)
   Low Tide at 11:21 (Height 0.76m)
   High Tide at 17:33 (Height 2.08m)
   Low Tide at 23:39 (Height 0.76m)

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