"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 Wednesday 20 September

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1018
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1015
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 80%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1014
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
S
Pressure 1014
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
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)

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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