Coxswain Martin Jones, from Rhyl lifeboat who provided the Daily Post with these pictures, said: "What with the water temperature, the distance they were off the shore, the strong offshore winds and ebbing tide
, the mother and her son were very lucky to survive.
The second division was again raced upstream into a head wind, also against the ebbing tide
and over a slightly shorter course of 4km due to the deteriorating conditions towards the finish line.
To spot a tiny seahorse, its delicate fins fluttering like wings in the ebbing tide
, is to see a creature from a fairy tale--improbable, ethereal and mysterious.
The Starry Smooth Hound was tempted by hermit crab bait on an ebbing tide
in the Solway Firth.
Loyal ballet supporters had largely receded, like an ebbing tide
, to the very back of the amphitheater.
Sign On a Door IN my daydreams we sit side by side, Eating seasiders, watching the ebbing tide
They wrote: "Female was clinging onto a marker buoy in the flowing ebbing tide
With a high, ebbing tide
the crew of the Cullercoats lifeboat were forced to dive into the icy North Sea and swim the last 40ft, all the while dragging a first aid kit, just to get to the shore.
The craft had developed a rudder fault and the pair had tried to paddle the craft back to the shore but had found themselves making little headway against the ebbing tide
This could be switched on by the rising tide and switched off by the ebbing tide
Alan Sharp, press officer for Llandudno RNLI said: "The men, understood to be visitors, had put their small craft into the water near the pier, but soon hit problems when they found themselves struggling to make headway rowing against a strong offshore wind and ebbing tide
It's inevitable that any party in power for a number of years runs into difficulties, but many of Labour's current difficulties can be attributed to errors of judgment rather than the ebbing tide
of political popularity.
Peter Corker from Baghilt won with nine fish consisting of one sole, five flounders and three eels, all caught on the ebbing tide
on peeler crab.