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Old Colwyn (Beach)

Wednesday 16 August

High High
05:40 18:23
6.7 m 6.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 15

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Thursday 17 August

High High
07:01 19:45
6.6 m 6.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day SW 17

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Friday 18 August

High High
08:22 20:59
6.7 m 6.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Thunder shower day WSW 22

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Saturday 19 August

High High
09:32 22:01
7.0 m 7.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy W 20

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Sunday 20 August

High High
10:31 22:55
7.4 m 7.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SSW 11

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Regional forecast for Wales

This Evening and Tonight:

Skies will cloud over this evening as rain erratically moves east with strong winds. Rain will continue overnight, with some heavy bursts at times, particularly towards the northwest. However, rain will start to clear towards dawn. Minimum Temperature 13 °C.

Thursday:

After a cloudy start on Thursday, most places will soon brighten up with some warm sunny spells for many. However, some scattered showers will also develop, possibly heavy at times. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Windy on Friday, with a mixture of sunshine and heavy blustery showers. Sunshine and showers Saturday.Rain and strong winds possible on Sunday, mainly in the north. Rather cool for most.

Updated at: 1611 on Wed 16 Aug 2017


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What are tides?

Tides refer to the rise and fall of a body of water, most commonly seen in the oceans; caused by the interaction between the moon, sun and Earth.

As the positions of Earth, sun and moon change in relation to each other, the gravitational pull and centrifugal forces acting upon the oceans vary and it is these differences that cause fluctuation in the height of the sea which we see at the tides going out and in.

In the UK we mostly experience a semi-diurnal tide which means we experience two high tides and two low tides each day. These occur approximately every 12 hours and 25 minutes.