Aberporth Beach (aka Dolwen Beach & Dyffryn Beach)

Aberporth beach is actually two sandy beaches separated by a headland that at low tide becomes3 one beach. The two beaches are also known as Dolwen Beach to the west and to the east Dyffryn Beach.

The beaches are sheltered sandy beaches with rock pools for the children to explore at low tide.

Facilities are shared by both beaches and include car parking, toilets, food and lifeguards in the summer.

Aberporth Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Aberporth Beach has dog restrictions.
Dogs are allowed on Dyffryn Beach all year round although Dolwen Beach has some seasonal restrictions.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 30 beaches in Ceredigion, or check our list of Ceredigion Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Aberporth Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 0.6℃ to 3.2℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (N)
Friday, Jan 27clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.6℃ to 0.9℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Jan 28partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.1℃ to 1.4℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (S)
Sunday, Jan 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Jan 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (NW)
Tuesday, Jan 31cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 5.6℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (WNW)

Aberporth weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Aberporth Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Aberporth Beach is at Aberporth 0.32 km (0.20 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 26 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:16 (Height 0.77m)
   High Tide at 10:40 (Height 4.88m)
   Low Tide at 17:48 (Height 0.73m)
   High Tide at 23:05 (Height 4.36m)
Fri 27 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:59 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 11:26 (Height 4.56m)
   Low Tide at 18:33 (Height 1.04m)
   High Tide at 23:53 (Height 4.03m)
Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 06:43 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 12:15 (Height 4.18m)
   Low Tide at 19:20 (Height 1.36m)
Sun 29 Jan
   High Tide at 00:46 (Height 3.70m)
   Low Tide at 07:33 (Height 1.58m)
   High Tide at 13:11 (Height 3.80m)
   Low Tide at 20:15 (Height 1.65m)
Mon 30 Jan
   High Tide at 01:51 (Height 3.44m)
   Low Tide at 08:36 (Height 1.80m)
   High Tide at 14:21 (Height 3.51m)
   Low Tide at 21:30 (Height 1.83m)
Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 03:10 (Height 3.32m)
   Low Tide at 10:12 (Height 1.89m)
   High Tide at 15:42 (Height 3.38m)
   Low Tide at 23:07 (Height 1.83m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 04:28 (Height 3.40m)
   Low Tide at 11:45 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 16:54 (Height 3.43m)

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