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Prestatyn Ffrith Beach (Beach)

Friday 21 July

High High
09:31 22:02
8.0 m 8.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SE 23

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Saturday 22 July

High High
10:29 22:55
8.3 m 8.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals E 6

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Sunday 23 July

High High
11:22 23:44
8.5 m 8.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light shower day NW 11

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Monday 24 July

High
12:11
8.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NW 13

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Tuesday 25 July

High High
00:32 12:58
8.8 m 8.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NW 9

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Regional forecast for Wales

Today:

There will be heavy and persistent rain this morning, but this slowly clearing through the afternoon and evening to be followed by showers and sunny spells. It will also be windy, with gales likely along coasts and over higher ground. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Tonight:

The rain will continue to clear east this evening. Through the early hours it will be drier with clear spells, although some showers are likely, mainly in the west. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Saturday:

The showers will spread across Wales tomorrow. They will be often heavy, with the risk of hail and thunder. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

The heavy and locally thundery showers will continue on Sunday. Monday and Tuesday will then be largely dry and bright, with some sunny spells and light winds.

Updated at: 0528 on Fri 21 Jul 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.