"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Fairbourne Beach Weather and Tides

The beach is a 5 kilometre stretch of sand, backed by a large embankment of pebbles, which provides a natural and effective flood defence. At the north of the beach is the Mawddach Estuary, whilst the south is backed by steep cliffs. A short distance along the shore are tank traps dating from the second world war, known locally as "Dragon's Teeth". The bathing water lies within the Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau Special Area of Conservation. The northern end of the beach is designated as part of the Mawddach Estuary Site of Special Scientific Interest, whilst the area to the south of the beach is designated the Glannau Tonfanau I Friog Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Nearest town: Fairbourne

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH609130

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

15 December

Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:07 GMT

High Tide 06:11 GMT

Low Tide 13:22 GMT

High Tide 18:30 GMT

16 December

Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 01:47 GMT

High Tide 06:55 GMT

Low Tide 14:02 GMT

High Tide 19:13 GMT

17 December

Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 02:20 GMT

High Tide 07:35 GMT

Low Tide 14:37 GMT

High Tide 19:51 GMT

18 December

Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1029
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 02:52 GMT

High Tide 08:12 GMT

Low Tide 15:11 GMT

High Tide 20:26 GMT

19 December

Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1032
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:24 GMT

High Tide 08:46 GMT

Low Tide 15:45 GMT

High Tide 20:59 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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