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Tal-y-bont Beach

Barmouth, Gwynedd

Also known as Benar Beach, Tal-y-Bont forms part of the large sand dune system of Morfa Dyffryn. During the last few years a shingle bank has developed along the high water mark. This is a very popular tourist and residential beach serviced by campsites.

Weather and Tides

Friday

26 May 2017

Sunny

Maximum Temperature25°C (77°F)
Minimum Temperature18°C (64°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Easterly
Wind Speed12mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1016mb
Humidity52%
UV Risk7
PollutionModerate
Sunrise05:04 BST
Sunset21:23 BST

Saturday

27 May 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature20°C (68°F)
Minimum Temperature12°C (54°F)
Wind DirectionSouth South Westerly
Wind Speed15mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1011mb
Humidity88%
UV Risk3
PollutionModerate
Sunrise05:03 BST
Sunset21:24 BST

Sunday

28 May 2017

Light Cloud

Maximum Temperature16°C (61°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionNorth North Westerly
Wind Speed6mph
VisibilityVery Good
Pressure1019mb
Humidity78%
UV Risk5
PollutionLow
Sunrise05:02 BST
Sunset21:26 BST

Friday

Low tide: 04:28 BST
(03:28 26 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 09:16 BST
(08:16 26 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 16:49 BST
(15:49 26 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 21:37 BST
(20:37 26 May 2017 GMT)

Saturday

Low tide: 05:16 BST
(04:16 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:03 BST
(09:03 27 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 17:33 BST
(16:33 27 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 22:23 BST
(21:23 27 May 2017 GMT)

Sunday

Low tide: 06:01 BST
(05:01 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 10:50 BST
(09:50 28 May 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:15 BST
(17:15 28 May 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:09 BST
(22:09 28 May 2017 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point (Barmouth) 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).