Swansea Bay Beach (Swansea Bay and The Gower)

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.

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Swansea, 17 beaches in Swansea Bay and The Gower, or check our list of Swansea Bay and The Gower Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for Swansea in Swansea Bay and The Gower

Today (Sunday, Jan 17)


Expect a temperature in the range 5℃ to 6.8℃ with a wind speed 3.5 m/sec (WNW)

Monday, Jan 18


Expect a temperature in the range 5.9℃ to 6.4℃ with a wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)

Tuesday, Jan 19


Expect a temperature in the range 9℃ to 9.8℃ with a wind speed 6.2 m/sec (WSW)

Wednesday, Jan 20


Expect a temperature in the range 9.5℃ to 9.9℃ with a wind speed 10.4 m/sec (SW)

Thursday, Jan 21


Expect a temperature in the range 4.1℃ to 5.1℃ with a wind speed 9.3 m/sec (WNW)

Friday, Jan 22


Expect a temperature in the range 3.1℃ to 4.3℃ with a wind speed 4.1 m/sec (WNW)

Saturday, Jan 23


Expect a temperature in the range 3.2℃ to 4.6℃ with a wind speed 2.1 m/sec (S)

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


Tides

Our tide forecast for Swansea Bay Beach in Swansea Bay and The Gower.

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