"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

Friday
25 May


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 03:45 BST
(02:45 GMT)

Low Tide 10:10 BST
(09:10 GMT)

High Tide 16:28 BST
(15:28 GMT)

Low Tide 22:33 BST
(21:33 GMT)

Saturday
26 May


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 04:48 BST
(03:48 GMT)

Low Tide 11:06 BST
(10:06 GMT)

High Tide 17:22 BST
(16:22 GMT)

Low Tide 23:23 BST
(22:23 GMT)

Sunday
27 May


Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:39 BST
(04:39 GMT)

Low Tide 11:52 BST
(10:52 GMT)

High Tide 18:07 BST
(17:07 GMT)

Monday
28 May


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1016
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 06:22 BST
(05:22 GMT)

Low Tide 12:32 BST
(11:32 GMT)

High Tide 18:46 BST
(17:46 GMT)

Low Tide 23:05 GMT

Tuesday
29 May


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 07:01 BST
(06:01 GMT)

Low Tide 13:08 BST
(12:08 GMT)

High Tide 19:21 BST
(18:21 GMT)

Low Tide 23:44 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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