"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
20 September


Chance of rain 89%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:05 BST
(00:05 GMT)

High Tide 07:18 BST
(06:18 GMT)

Low Tide 13:17 BST
(12:17 GMT)

High Tide 19:33 BST
(18:33 GMT)

Thursday
21 September


Chance of rain 89%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:42 BST
(00:42 GMT)

High Tide 07:55 BST
(06:55 GMT)

Low Tide 13:53 BST
(12:53 GMT)

High Tide 20:10 BST
(19:10 GMT)

Friday
22 September


Chance of rain 89%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 02:16 BST
(01:16 GMT)

High Tide 08:30 BST
(07:30 GMT)

Low Tide 14:27 BST
(13:27 GMT)

High Tide 20:44 BST
(19:44 GMT)

Saturday
23 September


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 02:48 BST
(01:48 GMT)

High Tide 09:02 BST
(08:02 GMT)

Low Tide 14:59 BST
(13:59 GMT)

High Tide 21:16 BST
(20:16 GMT)

Sunday
24 September


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:16 BST
(02:16 GMT)

High Tide 09:33 BST
(08:33 GMT)

Low Tide 15:27 BST
(14:27 GMT)

High Tide 21:46 BST
(20:46 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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