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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


27 June 2017

Light Rain

Maximum Temperature17°C (63°F)
Minimum Temperature14°C (57°F)
Wind DirectionSoutherly
Wind Speed9mph
UV Risk3
Sunrise04:53 BST
Sunset21:45 BST


28 June 2017

Heavy Rain

Maximum Temperature15°C (59°F)
Minimum Temperature11°C (52°F)
Wind DirectionEast North Easterly
Wind Speed6mph
UV Risk2
Sunrise04:54 BST
Sunset21:45 BST


Low tide: 06:38 BST
(05:38 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 11:24 BST
(10:24 27 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 18:48 BST
(17:48 27 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 23:43 BST
(22:43 27 June 2017 GMT)


Low tide: 07:23 BST
(06:23 28 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:11 BST
(11:11 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 19:30 BST
(18:30 28 June 2017 GMT)


High tide: 00:31 BST
(23:31 28 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 08:09 BST
(07:09 29 June 2017 GMT)

High tide: 12:59 BST
(11:59 29 June 2017 GMT)

Low tide: 20:16 BST
(19:16 29 June 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.

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