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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


26 May 2017


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


27 May 2017

Light Rain

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


28 May 2017

Light Cloud

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


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)


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)


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 (