Aberystwyth South Beach

Aberystwyth south beach is a sheltered sand and shingle beach sandwiched between the castle and the harbour breakwater.

Popular surfing location “harbour trap”. Although, can become crowded.

All the facilities of being in the centre of a large town, car parking at harbour, castle or in the town, summer lifeguards.

Aberystwyth South Beach is a Blue Flag Beach
Aberystwyth South Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
Aberystwyth South Beach has dog restrictions.
Aberystwyth South beach, no dogs May to October.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches at Aberystwyth, 30 beaches in Ceredigion, or check our list of Ceredigion Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Aberystwyth South 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 4.6℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (ENE)
Monday, Dec 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Dec 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Dec 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 1.5℃ to 2.7℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (ENE)
Thursday, Dec 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.9℃ to 2.3℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (SSE)
Friday, Dec 09fair_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.5℃ to 0.6℃ with wind speed 1.3 m/sec (SE)
Saturday, Dec 10heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 3.3℃ to 4.8℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (W)

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

Aberystwyth South Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Aberystwyth South Beach is at Aberystwyth 1.21 km (0.75 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.

Sun 04 Dec
   High Tide at 05:00 (Height 4.11m)
   Low Tide at 11:55 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 17:15 (Height 4.52m)
Mon 05 Dec
   Low Tide at 00:24 (Height 1.02m)
   High Tide at 05:47 (Height 4.33m)
   Low Tide at 12:44 (Height 1.19m)
   High Tide at 18:02 (Height 4.63m)
Tue 06 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:07 (Height 1.00m)
   High Tide at 06:28 (Height 4.51m)
   Low Tide at 13:27 (Height 1.11m)
   High Tide at 18:44 (Height 4.70m)
Wed 07 Dec
   Low Tide at 01:44 (Height 1.03m)
   High Tide at 07:05 (Height 4.64m)
   Low Tide at 14:05 (Height 1.09m)
   High Tide at 19:23 (Height 4.71m)
Thu 08 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:17 (Height 1.09m)
   High Tide at 07:41 (Height 4.72m)
   Low Tide at 14:41 (Height 1.11m)
   High Tide at 19:59 (Height 4.66m)
Fri 09 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:46 (Height 1.17m)
   High Tide at 08:16 (Height 4.74m)
   Low Tide at 15:14 (Height 1.16m)
   High Tide at 20:35 (Height 4.56m)
Sat 10 Dec
   Low Tide at 03:15 (Height 1.24m)
   High Tide at 08:50 (Height 4.70m)
   Low Tide at 15:47 (Height 1.23m)
   High Tide at 21:12 (Height 4.43m)

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