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Prestatyn Barkby Beach (Beach)

Tuesday 17 October

High High
09:58 22:17
8.0 m 8.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 20

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Wednesday 18 October

High High
10:40 22:57
8.3 m 8.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy ESE 13

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Thursday 19 October

High High
11:18 23:33
8.4 m 8.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSE 14

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Friday 20 October

High
11:51
8.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SW 13

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Saturday 21 October

High High
00:07 12:24
8.6 m 8.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 20

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Regional forecast for Wales

Today:

It will be a dry and bright day with lighter winds and some decent sunny spells making it feel pleasantly warm. However, the sunshine will turn hazy later as the cloud increases from the south. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

After a mainly dry evening, outbreaks of rain will spread north over eastern parts. Drier with some clear spells in the north and west. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

Wednesday:

Cloud and rain will gradually clear eastwards through the day. Drier and brighter conditions will follow with the odd sunny spell possible later. Feeling chilly in northern parts. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Wet and windy weather arriving from west through Thursday. Unsettled on Friday with morning showers, before further strong winds and rain arrive on Saturday. Feeling cooler than of late.

Updated at: 0201 on Tue 17 Oct 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.