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Jersey Marine - West Beach

Swansea, Abertawe / Swansea

An extensive sandy beach, especially at low tide, at the mouth of the river Neath and sandwiched between the industrial area of Port Talbot and the busy Swansea Docks. The beach is also backed by a dunes system.

Weather and Tides

Saturday

19 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed16mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1019mb
Humidity61%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:07 BST
Sunset20:31 BST

Sunday

20 August 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1023mb
Humidity76%
UV Risk2
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:08 BST
Sunset20:29 BST

Monday

21 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed10mph
VisibilityGood
Pressure1021mb
Humidity94%
UV Risk3
PollutionLow
Sunrise06:10 BST
Sunset20:27 BST

Saturday

High tide: 04:50 BST
(03:50 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:02 BST
(10:02 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 17:20 BST
(16:20 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 23:39 BST
(22:39 19 August 2017 GMT)

Sunday

High tide: 05:51 BST
(04:51 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:01 BST
(11:01 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:15 BST
(17:15 20 August 2017 GMT)

Monday

Low tide: 00:32 BST
(23:32 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 06:43 BST
(05:43 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 12:52 BST
(11:52 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:04 BST
(18:04 21 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Swansea) 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 (www.ukho.gov.uk).