"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberafan Beach Weather and Tides

Beyond the sea defence and sand dunes, a gently sloping, 4 kilometre long sandy beach extends to the sea. The beach faces south west into Swansea Bay and is located between two large rivers, the River Neath to the north west and River Afan to the south east. Directly behind the beach, is the industrial town of Port Talbot.

Nearest town: Aberafan

Local authority: Neath Port Talbot Council

OS Grid Reference: SS739895

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Wednesday
17 January


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 00:13 GMT

High Tide 06:30 GMT

Low Tide 12:29 GMT

High Tide 18:46 GMT

Thursday
18 January


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1004
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 00:46 GMT

High Tide 07:04 GMT

Low Tide 13:04 GMT

High Tide 19:20 GMT

Friday
19 January


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:19 GMT

High Tide 07:37 GMT

Low Tide 13:37 GMT

High Tide 19:54 GMT

Saturday
20 January


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:50 GMT

High Tide 08:10 GMT

Low Tide 14:10 GMT

High Tide 20:27 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. 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.

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