"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberffraw Beach

(Traeth Mawr Beach)

Isle of Anglesey, Wales

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Measuring approximately 900m in length, the bay is sandy, backed by an extensive dune system, with limestone cliffs on either side.

Situated on the south west coast of Anglesey, the bay is considered to be fairly remote, due to its 1 kilometre proximity from the nearest road way. The dune system is protected and listed as a Special Area of Conservation, with the beach area making up part of the Tywyn to Aberffraw Site of Special Scientific Interest, confirming the high conservation status of the Area. The site also lies within the Anglesey Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Aberffraw Beach is adjacent to the Wales Coast Path.

Estuary Sand

Weather and tides for Thursday 24 August

Today
Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 4%
Min temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 13mph

The tide at Aberffraw Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 12:11 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 6:47 PM.

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Location: Aberffraw

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SH355677

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Isle of Anglesey Council

Parish: Aberffraw

Nearest postcode: LL63 5EX

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