Ballyhalbert Beach

Ballyhalbert beach is sandy in a small village with a harbour on the east (Irish Sea) coast of the Ards Peninsula between Ballywalter and Portavogie. Just past the harbour is mainland Irelands most easterly point – Burr Point.

Ballywalter also has a nature reserve, an old castle mound and the ruins of an old church.

Ballyhalbert Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Ballyhalbert Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches at Ards Peninsula, 15 beaches in Down, or check our list of Down Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (NNE)
Friday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 10.4℃ to 11℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (SW)

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

Ballyhalbert Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Ballyhalbert Beach is at Portavogie 5.53 km (3.43 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.

Thu 29 Sep
   High Tide at 00:36 (Height 4.92m)
   Low Tide at 06:56 (Height 0.64m)
   High Tide at 12:53 (Height 4.54m)
   Low Tide at 19:16 (Height 0.86m)
Fri 30 Sep
   High Tide at 01:20 (Height 4.87m)
   Low Tide at 07:34 (Height 0.74m)
   High Tide at 13:36 (Height 4.53m)
   Low Tide at 19:57 (Height 0.92m)
Sat 01 Oct
   High Tide at 02:09 (Height 4.72m)
   Low Tide at 08:17 (Height 0.92m)
   High Tide at 14:26 (Height 4.44m)
   Low Tide at 20:43 (Height 1.05m)
Sun 02 Oct
   High Tide at 03:05 (Height 4.46m)
   Low Tide at 09:06 (Height 1.17m)
   High Tide at 15:22 (Height 4.25m)
   Low Tide at 21:41 (Height 1.24m)
Mon 03 Oct
   High Tide at 04:12 (Height 4.12m)
   Low Tide at 10:06 (Height 1.46m)
   High Tide at 16:34 (Height 4.04m)
   Low Tide at 23:00 (Height 1.39m)
Tue 04 Oct
   High Tide at 05:34 (Height 3.83m)
   Low Tide at 11:30 (Height 1.67m)
   High Tide at 18:00 (Height 3.93m)
Wed 05 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:52 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 07:07 (Height 3.76m)
   Low Tide at 13:15 (Height 1.62m)
   High Tide at 19:34 (Height 4.06m)

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