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Aberafan Beach

(Aberavon Beach)

Neath Port Talbot, Wales


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Beyond the sea defence and sand dunes, a gently sloping, 4 kilometre long sandy beach extends to the sea.

The beach faces south west into Swansea Bay and is located between two large rivers, the River Neath to the north west and River Afan to the south east. Directly behind the beach, is the industrial town of Port Talbot.

Aberafan Beach is adjacent to the Wales Coast Path.

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Weather and tides for Wednesday 18 July

Today
Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 0%
Min temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph

The tide at Aberafan Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 5:44 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 12:01 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   18.4°C  

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Location: Aberavon, Port Talbot

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SS740898

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Neath Port Talbot Council

Parish: Sandfields West

Nearest postcode: SA12 7PE

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Visitor information for Aberafan Beach, Neath Port Talbot, Wales. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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