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Prestatyn Gronant Dunes (Beach)

Monday 23 October

High High
01:12 13:27
8.2 m 8.2 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Light rain WSW 14

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Tuesday 24 October

High High
01:46 14:01
8.0 m 8.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SW 14

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Wednesday 25 October

High High
02:19 14:38
7.6 m 7.6 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WSW 11

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Thursday 26 October

High High
02:57 15:18
7.2 m 7.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy SSW 7

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Friday 27 October

High High
03:42 16:12
6.8 m 6.9 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy WNW 13

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Regional forecast for Wales

Today:

Rather cloudy skies this morning, with outbreaks of rain. However, the rain will gradually clear eastwards through the morning, with drier and brighter conditions following, allowing sunny spells to develop during the afternoon. Milder than Sunday. Maximum Temperature 16 °C.

Tonight:

Some clear spells this evening. Cloud and rain spreads in from the west overnight, leaving somewhat murky conditions, especially by the coasts, with low cloud and hill fog elsewhere. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Tuesday:

A murky start for many. Breezy but mostly cloudy with rain, turning heavy at times and most persistent over the hills. However, some cloud breaks possible in the east later. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Largely dry and bright on Wednesday. However, often cloudy through Thursday with patchy rain possible. A cloudy start on Friday with occasional rain before becoming drier and brighter.

Updated at: 0259 on Mon 23 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.