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Prestatyn Central Beach Weather and Tides

Denbighshire, Wales

Latest Observations



Sea Temperature


Latest weather observations are for the nearest Met Office observation point and may not necessarily be accurate for this beach, especially when the weather is very changeable. Sea temperatures are the latest satellite surface temperature measurement for open water closest to the beach. Sea temperatures are a guideline only and can be affected by local conditions.











First light 05:56 Dawn 06:36 Sunrise 07:11 Sunset 18:56 Dusk 19:31 Nightfall 20:12 Last Quarter Moon

28 September Midnight 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Chance of Rain 0% 73% 49% 87% 91% 85% 84% 44%
Humidity 81% 81% 87% 83% 86% 87% 88% 82%
Visibility Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good Good Good Very Good Good
Temperature 11°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 12°C 12°C
Feels like 10°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 10°C 9°C
Wind Direction
Wind Speed 7mph 11mph 13mph 11mph 11mph 7mph 9mph 13mph
Gusting to 13mph 20mph 20mph 22mph 20mph 13mph 13mph 20mph
Beaufort Scale
Light Breeze: 2
Gentle Breeze: 3
Moderate Breeze: 4
Gentle Breeze: 3
Gentle Breeze: 3
Light Breeze: 2
Gentle Breeze: 3
Moderate Breeze: 4
Max UV Index

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Weather forecast and current observations are supplied by the Met Office. Forecast is for the nearest Met Office forecast location: Prestatyn Barkby Beach (Beach). Sea surface temperatures are generated using E.U. Copernicus Marine Service Information.

Seven Day Tides

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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 (

Location: Prestatyn

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SJ062841

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Denbighshire

Parish: Prestatyn

Nearest postcode: LL19 7LF

(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)

Prestatyn Central Beach weather and tides. Includes 7 day weather forecast, current weather observations, 7 day tide charts, sunrise, sunset, moon phases, air quality forecast and UV index.

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