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Black Rock Sands

(Morfa Bychan Beach)

Gwynedd, Wales

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A broad sandy beach with rocky areas.

There is vehicle access directly onto the beach via a slipway, making it popular with disabled visitors and families as well as watersports enthusiasts. Despite the name, the rocks aren't actually black.


Weather and tides for Tuesday 18 June

Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 0%
Min temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Black Rock Sands is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 7:01 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 1:11 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   15.3°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Black Rock Sands

Things to do and see in the area

Black Rock Llamas (1.1 miles)
Madog Quads (2.1 miles)
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (2.2 miles)
Welsh Highland Heritage Railway (2.6 miles)
Criccieth Lifeboat Station (2.7 miles)
Criccieth Castle (2.8 miles)
Portmeirion Village (2.9 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Morfa Bychan

Location type: Village

OS Grid: SH542363

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Gwynedd

Parish: Porthmadog

Nearest postcode: LL49 9YP

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Visitor information for Black Rock Sands, Gwynedd, Wales. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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