Portstewart Strand Beach

The Strand at Portstewart is a large sandy beach backed by a sand dune system that reaches heights of up to 30 metres (100ft). Neolithic pottery and implements have also been found within the sand dunes, along with bronze pins and Roman jewellery, revealing a long history of human habitation.

The Strand protects the mouth of the River Bann that is an important nature conservation site.

The beach is managed by the National Trust and provides lots of things to do, including; beach games, sunbathing, swimming, walking and surfing.

Unusually cars can be brought on and parked on the beach.

Portstewart Strand Beach is a Blue Flag Beach & has a seaside award
Portstewart Strand Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Portstewart Strand Beach has dog restrictions.
Dog restrictions in place between posts - check signage.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches at Coleraine, 5 beaches in Derry, or check our list of Derry Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 3.6℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NW)
Sunday, Dec 11partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 4.8℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (NE)
Monday, Dec 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -0.5℃ to 0℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Dec 13partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.5℃ to 0.5℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Dec 14lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.6℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (NNE)
Thursday, Dec 15lightsleetshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.5℃ to 3.3℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (N)
Friday, Dec 16cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.4℃ to 2.9℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (SW)

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

Portstewart Strand Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Portstewart Strand Beach is at Portrush 5.62 km (3.49 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Sat 10 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:10 (Height 0.75m)
   High Tide at 07:39 (Height 2.06m)
   Low Tide at 14:11 (Height 0.95m)
   High Tide at 20:00 (Height 1.90m)
Sun 11 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:43 (Height 0.78m)
   High Tide at 08:13 (Height 2.03m)
   Low Tide at 15:04 (Height 1.01m)
   High Tide at 20:40 (Height 1.82m)
Mon 12 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:18 (Height 0.82m)
   High Tide at 08:51 (Height 1.98m)
   Low Tide at 16:12 (Height 1.05m)
   High Tide at 21:25 (Height 1.73m)
Tue 13 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:56 (Height 0.88m)
   High Tide at 09:38 (Height 1.91m)
   Low Tide at 17:26 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 22:18 (Height 1.65m)
Wed 14 Dec
   Low Tide at 03:38 (Height 0.94m)
   High Tide at 10:48 (Height 1.86m)
   Low Tide at 18:29 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 23:26 (Height 1.58m)
Thu 15 Dec
   Low Tide at 04:27 (Height 1.01m)
   High Tide at 12:23 (Height 1.84m)
   Low Tide at 19:29 (Height 1.03m)
Fri 16 Dec
   High Tide at 00:35 (Height 1.54m)
   Low Tide at 05:28 (Height 1.06m)
   High Tide at 13:27 (Height 1.84m)
   Low Tide at 20:30 (Height 0.99m)

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