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 7.7℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Mar 28rain
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (SE)
Wednesday, Mar 29lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 10.1℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Mar 30heavyrain
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 10.2℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Mar 31rain
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (SSE)
Saturday, Apr 01fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Apr 02fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (WNW)

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.

Mon 27 Mar
   Low Tide at 03:11 (Height 1.96m)
   High Tide at 09:43 (Height 8.34m)
   Low Tide at 15:28 (Height 2.27m)
   High Tide at 21:52 (Height 8.03m)
Tue 28 Mar
   Low Tide at 03:43 (Height 2.61m)
   High Tide at 10:19 (Height 7.61m)
   Low Tide at 16:03 (Height 2.94m)
   High Tide at 22:32 (Height 7.36m)
Wed 29 Mar
   Low Tide at 04:29 (Height 3.31m)
   High Tide at 11:11 (Height 6.90m)
   Low Tide at 17:04 (Height 3.62m)
   High Tide at 23:39 (Height 6.75m)
Thu 30 Mar
   Low Tide at 06:08 (Height 3.86m)
   High Tide at 12:37 (Height 6.43m)
   Low Tide at 18:53 (Height 3.98m)
Fri 31 Mar
   High Tide at 01:24 (Height 6.53m)
   Low Tide at 08:02 (Height 3.82m)
   High Tide at 14:30 (Height 6.55m)
   Low Tide at 20:35 (Height 3.70m)
Sat 01 Apr
   High Tide at 03:09 (Height 6.97m)
   Low Tide at 09:27 (Height 3.27m)
   High Tide at 15:47 (Height 7.17m)
   Low Tide at 21:44 (Height 3.08m)
Sun 02 Apr
   High Tide at 04:08 (Height 7.65m)
   Low Tide at 10:18 (Height 2.64m)
   High Tide at 16:35 (Height 7.84m)
   Low Tide at 22:30 (Height 2.46m)

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