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.
- 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
Expect a temperature in the range 8℃ to 10℃ with a wind speed 3.9 m/sec (N)
Expect a temperature in the range 2.9℃ to 4.8℃ with a wind speed 2.7 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temperature in the range 7.8℃ to 8.9℃ with a wind speed 6.7 m/sec (ESE)
Expect a temperature in the range 10.6℃ to 12.6℃ with a wind speed 8.5 m/sec (S)
Expect a temperature in the range 9.2℃ to 9.6℃ with a wind speed 8 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temperature in the range 8.3℃ to 9.4℃ with a wind speed 8.9 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temperature in the range 8.7℃ to 9.5℃ with a wind speed 5.7 m/sec (SW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Swansea Bay Beach in Swansea Bay and The Gower.
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