"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Limpert Bay Beach

A wide bay overlooked by Aberthaw Power Station. At low tides this is a vast expanse of rocks and pebbles. Rich in fossils and interspersed with rock-pools and patches of sand. In the water there are two large cooling water outlets from the local power station.

Beach type: Rock/sand

Nearest town: Cardiff

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: ST019661

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Things to see and do near Limpert Bay Beach

  • Porthkerry Country Pk (4m)
  • Three Horseshoes (4m)
  • Amelia Trust Farm (4m)
  • South Wales Karting Centre (5m)
  • Porthkerry Country Park (5m)
  • Bijou (5m)
  • Pleasure Steamers Waverley & Balmoral (6m)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (6m)
  • Dyffryn Gardens (6m)
  • Barry Island Quasar (6m)

Tourist Information

Barry Island
Tourist Information Centre
The Promenade
The Triangle
Wales
CF62 5TQ

Phone 01446 747 171
Email barrytic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 21 August

06:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1020
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1021
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WNW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:12 BST
(00:12 GMT)
High Tide
07:21 BST
(06:21 GMT)
Low Tide
13:33 BST
(12:33 GMT)
High Tide
19:42 BST
(18:42 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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A wide bay overlooked by Aberthaw Power Station. At low tides this is a vast expanse of rocks and pebbles. Rich in fossils and interspersed with rock-pools and patches of sand. In the water there are two large cooling water outlets from the local power station.

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