"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Swansea Bay - Slip Beach

The Bay is wide and sweeping, measuring some 9 kilometres in length, from Mumbles Head in the west, to the River Tawe in the east. The beach faces south east towards the Bristol Channel and is backed by the urban area of Swansea. The beach slopes gently and comprises of sand, pebble and mud flats. At low tide the waters are shallow and a long distance from the shore front.

Beach type: Sand/Mud

Nearest town: Swansea

Local authority: Swansea Council

OS Grid Reference: SS644920

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Swansea Bay - Slip Beach

  • Egypt Centre (1m)
  • LC Waterpark (1m)
  • Singleton Park (1m)
  • National Waterfront Museum (1m)
  • Abbey Woollen Mill (1m)
  • Mission Gallery (1m)
  • Taliesin Arts Centre (1m)
  • Tenpin Swansea (1m)
  • Plantasia (1m)
  • Blackpill Lido (2m)
  • Skidz Karting (2m)
  • Singleton Park and Botanical Gardens (3m)
  • Oystermouth Castle (3m)
  • Gower Coast Adventures (3m)
  • Playzone Indoor Soft Play Centre (4m)

Tourist Information

Swansea
Tourist Information Centre
Plymouth Street
Wales
SA1 3QG

Phone 01792 468 321
Email tourism@swansea.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:37 BST
(02:37 GMT)
Low Tide
09:50 BST
(08:50 GMT)
High Tide
16:13 BST
(15:13 GMT)
Low Tide
22:36 BST
(21:36 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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Part of the extensive sand and mud flats that make up Swansea Bay.

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