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Old Colwyn (Beach)

Monday 27 February

High High High High
11:24 11:24 23:43 23:43
8.0 m 8.0 m 7.8 m 7.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain WSW 11
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Tuesday 28 February

High High
12:01 12:01
8.1 m 8.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 21
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Wednesday 1 March

High High High High
00:22 00:22 12:40 12:40
7.9 m 7.9 m 8.2 m 8.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain SW 10
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Thursday 2 March

High High High High
01:01 01:01 13:20 13:20
7.8 m 7.8 m 8.1 m 8.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 16
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Friday 3 March

High High High High
01:41 01:41 14:03 14:03
7.7 m 7.7 m 7.8 m 7.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 10
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Regional forecast for Wales

Today:

A colder day than of late, with frequent blustery showers throughout the day. The showers could be heavy and wintry at times, particularly over higher ground, with thunder and hail also a risk. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Continuing outbreaks of showers are likely overnight, again these wintry at times. It will be much colder than recent nights, with a risk of ice forming on untreated surfaces. Minimum Temperature -2 °C.

Tuesday:

Staying unsettled, with showers possible throughout the day, sometimes merging into longer spells of rain and becoming wintry over higher ground. Very windy at times, particularly near the coast. Maximum Temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Staying unsettled and often windy, with showers or some longer spells of rain. A few sunny spells are likely at times. Frosts are possible for some overnight.

Updated at: 0129 on Mon 27 Feb 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.