Swansea Bay Beach

The four miles of Swansea Bay stretches from Swansea Marina at the mouth of the River Tawe to Mumbles Head in the west. The beach faces south east towards the Bristol Channel and the best sandy spots are towards the Swansea end of the bay.

A promenade runs along the edge of the bay and in the middle is Blackpill, with a cafe and paddling pools.

The bay is ideal for watersports of all kind.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Swansea Bay Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 17 beaches in Swansea Bay and The Gower, or check our list of Swansea Bay and The Gower Dog Friendly Beaches.


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Place Category: Beaches

Swansea Bay 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 2.5℃ to 4.3℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Feb 07fog
Expect a temp in the range 1.1℃ to 1.9℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Feb 08fog
Expect a temp in the range 1.1℃ to 2.2℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (E)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.6℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 7.9 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Feb 10cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 1.4℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 1.1 m/sec (NNE)
Saturday, Feb 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Feb 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (ESE)

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

Swansea Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Swansea Bay Beach is at Mumbles 3.61 km (2.24 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.

Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:29 (Height 1.75m)
   High Tide at 06:49 (Height 8.92m)
   Low Tide at 12:51 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 19:09 (Height 8.82m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:00 (Height 1.58m)
   High Tide at 07:20 (Height 9.05m)
   Low Tide at 13:21 (Height 1.59m)
   High Tide at 19:40 (Height 8.91m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:32 (Height 1.48m)
   High Tide at 07:51 (Height 9.11m)
   Low Tide at 13:52 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 20:10 (Height 8.92m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:02 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 08:21 (Height 9.08m)
   Low Tide at 14:21 (Height 1.57m)
   High Tide at 20:40 (Height 8.82m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:32 (Height 1.59m)
   High Tide at 08:52 (Height 8.95m)
   Low Tide at 14:50 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 21:10 (Height 8.62m)
Sat 11 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:00 (Height 1.81m)
   High Tide at 09:22 (Height 8.71m)
   Low Tide at 15:17 (Height 1.97m)
   High Tide at 21:41 (Height 8.33m)
Sun 12 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:30 (Height 2.11m)
   High Tide at 09:55 (Height 8.39m)
   Low Tide at 15:48 (Height 2.27m)
   High Tide at 22:16 (Height 7.98m)

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