Aberdyfi Beach (Gwynedd)
Aberdyfi can be described as having two beaches.
The main beach is a south west facing beach at the mouth of the River Dyfi. Popular family beach as it has a wide expanses of sand but due to its location at the edge of a tidal estuary and its steep shelf into the water strong currents can exist so take care. Note that our water quality reading is based on this location.
The alternative is the 2km west-facing beach that runs northwards from the River Dyfi estuary to Tywyn in the North.
Aberdyfi is one of the most picturesque villages on the coast of Gwynedd and is situated within the Snowdonia National Park.
There’s plenty to do with boat trips and fishing trips from the harbour, and a choice of watersports including canoeing, sailing, kitesurfing and windsurfing.
Aberdyfi beach has seasonal dog restrictions.
- Beach Water QualityWater 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
Our weather forecast for Aberdovey in Gwynedd is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.
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