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"Little islands are all large prisons; one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow."

Waterfoot Beach

Antrim, Northern Ireland

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Glen Ariff or Waterfoot is at the foot of possibly the most famous of Antrims Glens.

The beach is a long strip of sand in a wide bay with an old ruined pier on the south side, and another that's more intact to the north.


Weather and tides for Thursday 17 January

Chance of rain 58%
Min temp. 1°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 9mph
Tomorrow (Friday)
Chance of rain 83%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Waterfoot Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 7:43 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 2:15 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   9.5°C  

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Things to do and see in the area

Carnlough Bay Boat Tours (0.6 miles)
Glenarm Castle (1.8 miles)
Steensons Jewelers (1.9 miles)
Glenarm forest (1.9 miles)
Glenariff Forest Park Caravan Park (5.5 miles)
Coast Road (6.5 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

County: Antrim

Country: Northern Ireland

Local Authority: Larne

Nearest postcode: BT44 0JE

(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)

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Visitor information for Waterfoot Beach, Antrim, Northern Ireland. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:44:55 +0000