"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Oxwich Bay Beach

The beach is sandy and located on the south Gower Coast is long, wide and sweeping, backed by sand dunes and a fresh water marsh, which is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and a National Nature Reserve.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Swansea

Local authority: Swansea Council

OS Grid Reference: SS507861


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Oxwich Bay Beach

  • Gower Heritage Centre (3m)
  • Gower Heritage Centre (3m)
  • Oystermouth Castle (7m)
  • Singleton Park and Botanical Gardens (7m)
  • Blackpill Lido (7m)
  • Llanelli WWT National Wetland Centre (8m)
  • Gower Coast Adventures (8m)
  • National Wetlands Centre, Wales (8m)
  • Taliesin Arts Centre (8m)
  • Singleton Park (8m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Mumbles Methodist Church
Mumbles Road
Mumbles Swansea

Phone 01792 361302
Email info@mumblestic.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 23 March


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 67%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:07 GMT
Low Tide
09:23 GMT
High Tide
14:47 GMT
Low Tide
22:07 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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Tell us what you think about Oxwich Bay Beach

This is a long sandy beach with an adjacent Nature Reserve. A slipway provides access for launching boats. Much favoured for water sports with a water taxi available to Pwll Du and Pobbles.

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