Portmarnock Beach (aka Velvet Strand)

Portmarnock Beach is a great Dublin beach, also known as Velvet Strand, and is a long (approx. 5km) sandy beach backed by sand dunes and a golf course.

Facilities at the beach include car parking, toilets, a shop, a cafe/restaurant and seasonal lifeguards.

Portmarnock Beach is a Blue Flag Beach
Portmarnock Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Portmarnock Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches in Dublin, or check our list of Dublin Dog Friendly Beaches.

Planning your visit to Portmarnock Beach


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Place Categories: Beaches Blue Flag

Portmarnock Beach 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 14.4 m/sec (SSE)
Thursday, Sep 28fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 10.6 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Sep 29clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Sep 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 9.8℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 01cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 13.3℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Oct 02clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Oct 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.3℃ to 10.5℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WSW)

Dublin City weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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