Aberffraw Bay (Traeth Mawr) Beach

Aberffraw Bay (Traeth Mawr) beach is a large and wide curving sandy bay with sand dunes. This is an Area of Special Scientific Interest and the coastal path goes along the north side of the river.

This is somewhat remote and to get to the beach is a half-mile walk beside the River Ffraw.

Parking just outside Aberffraw, whilst you have a shop and pub in the village.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Aberffraw Bay (Traeth Mawr) Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 31 beaches in Isle of Anglesey, or check our list of Isle of Anglesey Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Aberffraw Bay (Traeth Mawr) 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 3.5℃ to 5.6℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Jan 28cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 7.3 m/sec (W)
Monday, Jan 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jan 31rain
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Feb 01partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 8.4 m/sec (WNW)

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

Aberffraw Bay (Traeth Mawr) Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Aberffraw Bay (Traeth Mawr) Beach is at Porth Trecastell 3.28 km (2.04 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.

Fri 27 Jan
   High Tide at 01:30 (Height 4.55m)
   Low Tide at 07:58 (Height 1.20m)
   High Tide at 13:47 (Height 4.94m)
   Low Tide at 20:33 (Height 1.14m)
Sat 28 Jan
   High Tide at 02:23 (Height 4.27m)
   Low Tide at 08:49 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 14:41 (Height 4.58m)
   Low Tide at 21:27 (Height 1.52m)
Sun 29 Jan
   High Tide at 03:24 (Height 4.00m)
   Low Tide at 09:49 (Height 1.85m)
   High Tide at 15:46 (Height 4.23m)
   Low Tide at 22:29 (Height 1.86m)
Mon 30 Jan
   High Tide at 04:36 (Height 3.83m)
   Low Tide at 11:01 (Height 2.08m)
   High Tide at 17:04 (Height 3.97m)
   Low Tide at 23:41 (Height 2.07m)
Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 05:58 (Height 3.81m)
   Low Tide at 12:21 (Height 2.14m)
   High Tide at 18:25 (Height 3.88m)
Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:55 (Height 2.10m)
   High Tide at 07:07 (Height 3.95m)
   Low Tide at 13:35 (Height 2.02m)
   High Tide at 19:32 (Height 3.97m)
Thu 02 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:00 (Height 1.98m)
   High Tide at 07:59 (Height 4.17m)
   Low Tide at 14:35 (Height 1.79m)
   High Tide at 20:22 (Height 4.13m)

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