"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

New Quay - Traeth Gwyn Beach

Facing north and located within the waters of Cardigan Bay, Traeth Gwyn is a sandy cove, backed by steep cliffs. The surrounding landscape is made up of agricultural land, caravan parks and the village of New Quay, less than 1 kilometre away. The coastal waters and coastal belt are designated as the Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation and Aberarth Cerreg Wylan Site of Special Scientific Interest, confirming the high conservation status of the area.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: New Quay

Local authority: Ceredigion Council

OS Grid Reference: SN398596

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near New Quay - Traeth Gwyn Beach

  • New Quay Boat Trips (1m)
  • New Quay Honey Farm (2m)
  • Llanarth Pottery (2m)
  • Gordon Miles Gallery (4m)
  • Llanerchaeron (5m)
  • Andrew Cotterill Furniture Maker (7m)
  • Curlew Weavers (9m)
  • Fantasy Farm Park (11m)

Tourist Information

New Quay
Tourist Information Centre
Church Street
Ceredigion
Dyfed
Wales
SA45 9NZ

Phone 01545 560 865
Email newquaytic@ceredigion.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 21 August

06:00


Chance of rain 32%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:40 BST
(01:40 GMT)
High Tide
08:11 BST
(07:11 GMT)
Low Tide
14:55 BST
(13:55 GMT)
High Tide
20:31 BST
(19:31 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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