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Whitesands (Beach)

Wednesday 22 November

Low High Low High
02:30 08:33 14:48 20:49
1.4 m 4.9 m 1.5 m 4.7 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Heavy rain SSW 39

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Thursday 23 November

Low High Low High
03:00 09:07 15:22 21:23
1.6 m 4.7 m 1.7 m 4.5 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals WSW 37

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Friday 24 November

Low High Low High
03:33 09:43 16:00 22:00
1.9 m 4.5 m 1.9 m 4.3 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Cloudy NNW 10

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Saturday 25 November

Low High Low High
04:12 10:25 16:45 22:47
2.1 m 4.3 m 2.1 m 4.1 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NW 21

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Sunday 26 November

Low High Low High
05:01 11:19 17:44 23:48
2.3 m 4.2 m 2.3 m 4.0 m
Weather conditions Wind speed/direction On/Offshore wind direction
Sunny intervals NW 21

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Regional forecast for Wales

Today:

Heavy rain is likely in most of Wales, particularly Snowdonia though lighter rain will affect Cardiff and the southeast. It will become very windy everywhere for a time, especially on coasts and hills, where gusts of 70mph are likely. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Much of tonight will stay mild, wet and windy with heavy bursts of rain. Rain and cloud will clear before dawn, making the end of the night colder. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

Thursday:

Thursday will be windy, though less so than today. It will start off bright and rather cold, before a few blustery showers blow in, becoming wintry over the Snowdonia mountains. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday is likely to be dry, windy and cold. The weekend will feel cold too with sunshine and showers, falling mostly as rain but perhaps turning to snow on hills.

Updated at: 0220 on Wed 22 Nov 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.