"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberafan - Margam Sands Beach

A long sandy beach. Overlooked by steel works and backed by moors, dunes and a nature reserve.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Port Talbot

Local authority: Bridgend Council

OS Grid Reference: SS750836

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Aberafan - Margam Sands Beach

  • Go Ape! Margam (4m)
  • Margam Country Park (4m)
  • Dizzys Castle (5m)
  • Wiggleys Fun Farm (7m)
  • Gower Coast Adventures (8m)
  • BEAUTY and the BEAST (8m)
  • National Waterfront Museum (8m)
  • Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes (8m)
  • Mission Gallery (8m)
  • Abbey Woollen Mill (8m)

Tourist Information

Porthcawl
Tourist Information Centre
Old Police Station
John Street
Porthcawl Brigend
Wales
CF36 3DT

Phone 01656 786 639
Email porthcawltic@bridgend.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 24 March

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
ENE
Pressure 1024
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
ENE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ENE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
E
Pressure 1030
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 1030
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1032
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:25 GMT
Low Tide
09:28 GMT
High Tide
15:52 GMT
Low Tide
21:56 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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