"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Limpert Bay Beach

A wide bay overlooked by Aberthaw Power Station. At low tides this is a vast expanse of rocks and pebbles. Rich in fossils and interspersed with rock-pools and patches of sand. In the water there are two large cooling water outlets from the local power station.

Beach type: Rock/sand

Nearest town: Cardiff

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: ST019661

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Things to see and do near Limpert Bay Beach

  • Porthkerry Country Pk (4m)
  • Three Horseshoes (4m)
  • Amelia Trust Farm (4m)
  • South Wales Karting Centre (5m)
  • Porthkerry Country Park (5m)
  • Bijou (5m)
  • Pleasure Steamers Waverley & Balmoral (6m)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (6m)
  • Dyffryn Gardens (6m)
  • Barry Island Quasar (6m)

Tourist Information

Barry Island
Tourist Information Centre
The Promenade
The Triangle
Wales
CF62 5TQ

Phone 01446 747 171
Email barrytic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 21 January

06:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
ESE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 1008
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1008
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1008
Humidity 95%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:02 GMT
High Tide
09:18 GMT
Low Tide
15:21 GMT
High Tide
21:32 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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A wide bay overlooked by Aberthaw Power Station. At low tides this is a vast expanse of rocks and pebbles. Rich in fossils and interspersed with rock-pools and patches of sand. In the water there are two large cooling water outlets from the local power station.

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