"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

Sunday
22 July


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:25 BST
(01:25 GMT)

Low Tide 08:44 BST
(07:44 GMT)

High Tide 15:05 BST
(14:05 GMT)

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

Monday
23 July


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 03:36 BST
(02:36 GMT)

Low Tide 09:54 BST
(08:54 GMT)

High Tide 16:18 BST
(15:18 GMT)

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

Tuesday
24 July


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 04:42 BST
(03:42 GMT)

Low Tide 10:53 BST
(09:53 GMT)

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

Low Tide 23:14 BST
(22:14 GMT)

Wednesday
25 July


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 05:35 BST
(04:35 GMT)

Low Tide 11:41 BST
(10:41 GMT)

High Tide 18:03 BST
(17:03 GMT)

Low Tide 23:58 BST
(22:58 GMT)

Thursday
26 July


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 22°C
(feels like 21°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1014
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 06:19 BST
(05:19 GMT)

Low Tide 12:21 BST
(11:21 GMT)

High Tide 18:42 BST
(17:42 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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