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
Tourist Information Centre
Phone 01792 468 321
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Forecast for Friday 18 August
|Chance of rain||8%|
|Wind 1mph, gusting to 5mph.||
|Chance of rain||54%|
|Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.||
|Chance of rain||55%|
|Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.||
|Chance of rain||34%|
|Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.||
|Chance of rain||56%|
|Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.||
|Chance of rain||28%|
|Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.||
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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