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Old Colwyn (Beach)

Saturday 3 December

High High
00:35 12:52
7.2 m 7.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast ESE 5
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Sunday 4 December

High High
01:10 13:29
7.0 m 7.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny day ESE 15
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Monday 5 December

High High
01:49 14:11
6.8 m 7.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SE 8
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Tuesday 6 December

High High
02:35 15:01
6.6 m 6.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 7
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Wednesday 7 December

High High
03:32 16:03
6.4 m 6.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 15
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Regional forecast for Wales

This Evening and Tonight:

It will stay dry across Wales tonight with some clear spells developing. With the light winds and starry skies a frost is expected though, especially in the south and east. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

Sunday:

Sunday will start bright and dry. There will be some long sunny spells through the day and the winds will be light. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

It'll be largely dry but will become increasingly cloudy on Monday. Cloudy with some patchy rain on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the winds will be fresh. Becoming milder.

Updated at: 1313 on Sat 3 Dec 2016


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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.