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Prestatyn. Gronant Dunes Beach

Prestatyn, y Fflint / Flintshire

The western end of Prestatyns fine sandy beach backed by an area of dunes which are a nature reserve and a designated SSSI.

Weather and Tides


16 August 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature19°C (66°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed13mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk4
Sunrise05:55 BST
Sunset20:40 BST


17 August 2017


Maximum Temperature21°C (70°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
UV Risk6
Sunrise05:56 BST
Sunset20:38 BST


18 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature13°C (55°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed22mph
UV Risk5
Sunrise05:58 BST
Sunset20:36 BST


High tide: 05:45 BST
(04:45 16 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:18 BST
(11:18 16 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:27 BST
(17:27 16 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 01:01 BST
(00:01 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:06 BST
(06:06 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:41 BST
(12:41 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:50 BST
(18:50 17 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 02:27 BST
(01:27 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:25 BST
(07:25 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:01 BST
(14:01 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:02 BST
(20:02 18 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Mostyn Docks) and may not be accurate for this beach. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use.

Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (