"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

New Quay - Traeth Gwyn Beach

Facing north and located within the waters of Cardigan Bay, Traeth Gwyn is a sandy cove, backed by steep cliffs. The surrounding landscape is made up of agricultural land, caravan parks and the village of New Quay, less than 1 kilometre away. The coastal waters and coastal belt are designated as the Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation and Aberarth Cerreg Wylan Site of Special Scientific Interest, confirming the high conservation status of the area.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: New Quay

Local authority: Ceredigion Council

OS Grid Reference: SN398596

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near New Quay - Traeth Gwyn Beach

  • New Quay Boat Trips (1m)
  • New Quay Honey Farm (2m)
  • Llanarth Pottery (2m)
  • Gordon Miles Gallery (4m)
  • Llanerchaeron (5m)
  • Andrew Cotterill Furniture Maker (7m)
  • Curlew Weavers (9m)
  • Fantasy Farm Park (11m)

Tourist Information

New Quay
Tourist Information Centre
Church Street
Ceredigion
Dyfed
Wales
SA45 9NZ

Phone 01545 560 865
Email newquaytic@ceredigion.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 21 January

06:00


Chance of rain 97%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 99%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 31%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1007
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 93%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
WSW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 95%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1009
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:38 GMT
High Tide
10:08 GMT
Low Tide
17:02 GMT
High Tide
22:25 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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