Oxwich Bay Beach



Oxwich Bay beach is one of the Gower’s most popular beaches, with good access and two and half miles of sand backed by sand dunes, salt marshes and woodland.

Popular for all watersports including, sailing, kitesurfing, surfing, water-skiing, diving and windsurfing. It is a safe beach for swimming.

You can walk across the sand towards Three Cliffs Bay.

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 8 beaches around Swansea, 17 beaches in Swansea Bay and The Gower, or check our list of Swansea Bay and The Gower Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.


Oxwich Bay Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Swansea, Swansea Bay and The Gower

Expect a temp in the range 12.5℃ to 15.2℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jun 28
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jun 29
Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 13.5℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Jun 30
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Jul 01
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jul 02
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Jul 03
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (SSW)

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


Oxwich Bay Beach tide times.

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