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Limpert Bay

(Aberthaw Beach)

Vale of Glamorgan, Wales


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A wide bay overlooked by Aberthaw Power Station.

At low tides this is a vast expanse of rocks and pebbles. Rich in fossils and interspersed with rock-pools and patches of sand. In the water there are two large cooling water outlets from the local power station.

Limpert Bay is on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the Wales Coast Path.

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Weather and tides for Thursday 24 May

Today
Chance of rain 67%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 97%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Limpert Bay is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 4:14 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 10:32 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Location: West Aberthaw

Location type: Urban

Nearest village: Silstwn (Gileston)

OS Grid: ST019661

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

Parish: St Athan

Nearest postcode: CF6 9ZW

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Visitor information for Limpert Bay, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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