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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 Sunday 18 August

Tonight
Chance of rain 64%
Min temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 16mph
Tomorrow (Monday)
Chance of rain 58%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Aberafan Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 3:05 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 9:24 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   18.6°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Aberafan Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Baked Bean Museum of Excellence (0.3 miles)
Go Ape (2.9 miles)
Margam Park (3.2 miles)
The Margam Ghost Walk (4.4 miles)

Places to eat near Aberafan Beach

cafe remo's (300 yards)
Cinnamon Kitchen Indian Restaurant (360 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Aberavon, Port Talbot

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SS740898

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Neath Port Talbot

Parish: Sandfields West

Nearest postcode: SA12 7QA

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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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