"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

Thursday
20 July


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 59%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 03:50 BST
(02:50 GMT)

Low Tide 10:04 BST
(09:04 GMT)

High Tide 16:24 BST
(15:24 GMT)

Low Tide 22:44 BST
(21:44 GMT)

Friday
21 July


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1002
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 04:58 BST
(03:58 GMT)

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

High Tide 17:28 BST
(16:28 GMT)

Low Tide 23:45 BST
(22:45 GMT)

Saturday
22 July


Chance of rain 67%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1005
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:59 BST
(04:59 GMT)

Low Tide 12:09 BST
(11:09 GMT)

High Tide 18:25 BST
(17:25 GMT)

Sunday
23 July


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 06:55 BST
(05:55 GMT)

Low Tide 13:01 BST
(12:01 GMT)

High Tide 19:16 BST
(18:16 GMT)

Low Tide 23:40 GMT

Monday
24 July


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:30 BST
(00:30 GMT)

High Tide 07:46 BST
(06:46 GMT)

Low Tide 13:49 BST
(12:49 GMT)

High Tide 20:05 BST
(19:05 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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