FEROCIOUS seas and strong winds are affecting Conwy and Denbighshire.

Mountainous waves have been captured on camera crashing onto the promenade at Rhyl.

A tidal flood alert is in force for areas along the North Wales coast from the Dee estuary to the East coast of Anglesey. Areas affected include Gronant to Tanlan, Prestatyn Beach Road, Prestatyn and East Rhyl, Rhyl Splash Point, Rhyl West Parade Seafront and Rhyl Marina Quay.

Other areas in the Conwy County area affected include: Kinmel Bay Promenade and Sandy Cove, Towyn, Belgrano and Pensarn Seafront, Towyn, Belgrano and Pensarn, Abergele Seafront, Abergele Sea Road, Llandudno North Shore, Llandudno, Llandudno West Shore, Penrhyn Bay and parts of Rhos on Sea and Mochdre.

A spokesperson from Denbighshire County Council said: "We are advising all members of the public to not visit the Rhyl and Prestatyn seafront today due to high tide and wave over-topping."

The Recycling Park at Marsh Road, Rhyl is closed currently due to strong winds.

Giusto Bar and restaurant at the Nova Centre, in Prestatyn, is also closed and hope to reopen later.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning of wind for Wales.

A chief forecaster's assessment reads: "Gusts on Wednesday morning are expected to reach 45 to 50 mph in places inland while along the coasts gusts as high as 65 mph are likely.

"Winds will slowly ease from the West through the day."

The warning is in force until 7pm tonight.