"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Afan Beach

Port Talbot docks and a working harbour bordered by a sandy beach. Despite it's industrial demeanour, this area provides good fishing and the harbour end of the beach. Some very good surfing.

Beach type: Sand/Port

Nearest town: Port Talbot

Local authority: Neath Port Talbot Council

OS Grid Reference: SS755894

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Afan Beach

  • Go Ape! Margam (4m)
  • Margam Country Park (4m)
  • Neath Afan Gymnastics Centre (5m)
  • Toots Play Centre and Balloon Emporium (5m)
  • Gnoll Estate Country Park (5m)
  • Neath Museum (5m)
  • Afan Argoed (5m)
  • South Wales Miners Museum (5m)
  • Afan Forest Park (5m)
  • BEAUTY and the BEAST (6m)

Tourist Information

Aberdulais Falls
Tourist Information Centre
Aberdulais Falls National Trust property
Aberdulais Neath
Wales
SA10 8EU

Phone 01639 636 674
Email aberdulaistic@nationaltrust.org.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 22 July

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1017
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
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)

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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Port Talbot docks and a working harbour bordered by a sandy beach. Despite it's industrial demeanour, this area provides good fishing and the harbour end of the beach. Some very good surfing.

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