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Porth Neigwl Beach

Abersoch, Gwynedd

Porth Neigwl, or Hells Mouth, is a south west facing rural beach frequented by surfers and kayakers because of the relatively large waves. It is a gently shelving beach, consisting mainly of medium sized pebbles at high tide but with vast expanses of sand at low tide.

Weather and Tides


19 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature9°C (48°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk6
Sunrise06:06 BST
Sunset20:37 BST


20 August 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed11mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk3
Sunrise06:07 BST
Sunset20:35 BST


21 August 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed13mph
UV Risk2
Sunrise06:09 BST
Sunset20:32 BST


Low tide: 01:24 BST
(00:24 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 06:23 BST
(05:23 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 13:47 BST
(12:47 19 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 18:54 BST
(17:54 19 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 02:20 BST
(01:20 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 07:20 BST
(06:20 20 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 14:39 BST
(13:39 20 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 19:45 BST
(18:45 20 August 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 03:10 BST
(02:10 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 08:11 BST
(07:11 21 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 15:26 BST
(14:26 21 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 20:32 BST
(19:32 21 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (St. Tudwal's Roads) 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 (