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Aberffraw Bay (Traeth Mawr) Beach

Aberffraw, Ynys Mon / Isle of Anglesey

A rural unspoilt uncrowded beach. Some fantastic coastal paths with magnificent scenery. Near the village is the sea-bound church of Saint Cwyfan which dates back to the 7th Century. At low tide vistors can walk to the far side of the bay.

Weather and Tides


21 August 2017

Light Cloud

Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed12mph
UV Risk3
Sunset20:33 BST


22 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature23°C (73°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Easterly
Wind Speed7mph
UV Risk4
Sunrise06:09 BST
Sunset20:30 BST


23 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise06:11 BST
Sunset20:28 BST


Low tide: 04:28 BST
(03:28 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:12 BST
(09:12 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:44 BST
(15:44 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:27 BST
(21:27 21 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 05:15 BST
(04:15 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:53 BST
(09:53 22 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:28 BST
(16:28 22 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:07 BST
(22:07 22 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 05:58 BST
(04:58 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:33 BST
(10:33 23 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:09 BST
(17:09 23 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:47 BST
(22:47 23 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Porth Trecastell) and may not be accurate for this beach. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use.

Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

Tidal predictions are © Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (