"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

Tuesday
14 August


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:04 BST
(02:04 GMT)

High Tide 09:20 BST
(08:20 GMT)

Low Tide 15:18 BST
(14:18 GMT)

High Tide 21:38 BST
(20:38 GMT)

Wednesday
15 August


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 03:47 BST
(02:47 GMT)

High Tide 10:03 BST
(09:03 GMT)

Low Tide 15:58 BST
(14:58 GMT)

High Tide 22:21 BST
(21:21 GMT)

Thursday
16 August


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 04:27 BST
(03:27 GMT)

High Tide 10:45 BST
(09:45 GMT)

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

High Tide 23:03 BST
(22:03 GMT)

Friday
17 August


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:08 BST
(04:08 GMT)

High Tide 11:26 BST
(10:26 GMT)

Low Tide 17:20 BST
(16:20 GMT)

High Tide 23:48 BST
(22:48 GMT)

Saturday
18 August


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

Low Tide 05:51 BST
(04:51 GMT)

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

Low Tide 18:09 BST
(17:09 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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