British Beaches

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Rhossili Bay Beach

Swansea, Abertawe / Swansea

A superb beach owned by the National Trust with excellent bathing and spectacular views of the Worms Head. A pub and hotel with great food and commanding coastal views is situated on the headland, backed by a large car park. Note that access is via a steep path, difficult for wheelchairs and childrens buggies (and a long way back up if you leave your towel in the car!)

Weather and Tides


17 August 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionSouth Westerly
Wind Speed17mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise06:05 BST
Sunset20:36 BST


18 August 2017

Light Rain Shower

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Wind DirectionWest South Westerly
Wind Speed24mph
UV Risk6
Sunrise06:06 BST
Sunset20:34 BST


19 August 2017

Sunny Intervals

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionWesterly
Wind Speed19mph
VisibilityVery Good
UV Risk5
Sunrise06:08 BST
Sunset20:32 BST


High tide: 02:10 BST
(01:10 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:43 BST
(07:43 17 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 14:50 BST
(13:50 17 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 21:30 BST
(20:30 17 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 03:32 BST
(02:32 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 10:06 BST
(09:06 18 August 2017 GMT)

High tide: 16:09 BST
(15:09 18 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 22:47 BST
(21:47 18 August 2017 GMT)


High tide: 04:46 BST
(03:46 19 August 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 11:14 BST
(10:14 19 August 2017 GMT)

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

Low tide: 23:50 BST
(22:50 19 August 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Burry Port) 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 (