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Prestatyn Central (Beach)

Tuesday 21 February

High High
06:33 19:14
6.4 m 6.4 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Overcast WSW 9
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Wednesday 22 February

High High
07:45 20:20
6.7 m 6.8 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain W 17
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Thursday 23 February

High High
08:40 21:07
7.2 m 7.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy shower day W 28
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Friday 24 February

High High
09:23 21:46
7.6 m 7.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NW 13
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Saturday 25 February

High High
10:01 22:22
8.0 m 8.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 19
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Regional forecast for Wales

Today:

It will be a cloudy start to the day with patchy light rain and hill fog. Later, the rain becomes heavy for a time in the west and winds strengthen, however, temperatures remain mild for the time of year. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

It remains mild, windy and damp overnight with outbreaks of mainly light rain continuing. In the second part of the night this rain will once again become heavy. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Wednesday:

Winds become lighter on Wednesday. Heavy rain eases for a time across north Wales during the morning before it becomes wet again across all parts by the evening. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Thursday will be wet with potentially disruptive winds. On Friday, winds fall lighter, also it's chilly though drier with some sunshine. Further wet and windy weather arrives on Saturday.

Updated at: 0123 on Tue 21 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.