"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberdyfi Beach

Located on the coast of Gwynedd in the Snowdonia National Park, the beach faces south west towards Cardigan Bay, at the mouth of the River Dyfi. The beach is steep and shelving with strong currents from the Dyfi estuary. A harbour can be found to the east of the beach, with dunes to the north west. The coastal waters and surrounding area are listed as a Ramsar site, and also include the Dyfi Estuary Special Protection Area, the Lleyn Peninsula and Sarnau Special Area of Conservation and the Dyfi Site of Special Scientific Interest, confirming the high conservation status of the area.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Aberdyfi

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SN607957

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Aberdyfi Beach

  • Talyllyn Railway (3m)
  • Crochendy Tywyn Pottery (3m)
  • The Animalarium (4m)
  • Blue Island Ceramics (4m)
  • Great Aberystwyth Camera (8m)
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre (9m)
  • The Vale of Rheidol Railway (9m)
  • Vale of Rheidol Railway (9m)
  • Celtica (9m)
  • Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre (9m)

Tourist Information

Aberdyfi
Tourist Information Centre
The Wharf Gardens
Wales
LL35 0ED

Phone 01654 767 321
Email tic.aberdyfi@eryri-npa.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1010
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 12mph.
WSW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 81%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:47 BST
(04:47 GMT)
Low Tide
13:08 BST
(12:08 GMT)
High Tide
18:20 BST
(17:20 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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Aberdyfi is a small harbour resort situated within the Snowdonia national park at the mouth of the River Dovey's estuary.

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