"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberafan Beach Weather and Tides

Beyond the sea defence and sand dunes, a gently sloping, 4 kilometre long sandy beach extends to the sea. The beach faces south west into Swansea Bay and is located between two large rivers, the River Neath to the north west and River Afan to the south east. Directly behind the beach, is the industrial town of Port Talbot.

Nearest town: Aberafan

Local authority: Neath Port Talbot Council

OS Grid Reference: SS739895

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for the next five days

Sunday
20 May


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1022
Humidity 54%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 04:20 BST
(03:20 GMT)

High Tide 10:43 BST
(09:43 GMT)

Low Tide 16:38 BST
(15:38 GMT)

High Tide 23:04 BST
(22:04 GMT)

Monday
21 May


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:20 BST
(04:20 GMT)

High Tide 11:41 BST
(10:41 GMT)

Low Tide 17:41 BST
(16:41 GMT)

Tuesday
22 May


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 06:29 BST
(05:29 GMT)

High Tide 12:48 BST
(11:48 GMT)

Low Tide 18:55 BST
(17:55 GMT)

High Tide 23:08 GMT

Wednesday
23 May


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 01:18 BST
(00:18 GMT)

Low Tide 07:45 BST
(06:45 GMT)

High Tide 14:01 BST
(13:01 GMT)

Low Tide 20:15 BST
(19:15 GMT)

Thursday
24 May


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1022
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

High Tide 02:32 BST
(01:32 GMT)

Low Tide 09:02 BST
(08:02 GMT)

High Tide 15:19 BST
(14:19 GMT)

Low Tide 21:31 BST
(20:31 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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