Newton Bay Beach (aka Black Rock Beach)

Newton Bay beach is also known as Black Rock beach to the east of Porthcawl is a long sandy and rocky beach, backed by sand dunes. The beach stretches from Newton Point to the mouth of the River Ogmore at Ogmore-by-Sea.

The Newton Burrows and Merthyr Mawr sand dunes are designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Newton Beach is popular with walkers, horse riders, windsurfers, kitesurfers, jet skiers and power boat users. People looking for a family beach tend to look towards one of the other Porthcawl bays.

Car parking but for other facilities, you need to go to either Newton village or Trecco Bay holiday park.

Dog Friendly Beach?

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Newton Bay Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches in Bridgend, or check our list of Bridgend Dog Friendly Beaches.


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Place Category: Beaches

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 1.6℃ to 2℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Feb 08fog
Expect a temp in the range 0.6℃ to 3℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (E)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.5℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 10cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 3.5℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (NNW)
Saturday, Feb 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 5.4 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 12cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (E)
Monday, Feb 13clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.1℃ to 4.4℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (ESE)

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

Newton Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Newton Bay Beach is at Porthcawl 2.70 km (1.68 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:03 (Height 1.67m)
   High Tide at 07:28 (Height 9.46m)
   Low Tide at 13:26 (Height 1.61m)
   High Tide at 19:45 (Height 9.25m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:34 (Height 1.58m)
   High Tide at 07:59 (Height 9.51m)
   Low Tide at 13:56 (Height 1.57m)
   High Tide at 20:16 (Height 9.25m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:06 (Height 1.57m)
   High Tide at 08:29 (Height 9.47m)
   Low Tide at 14:27 (Height 1.63m)
   High Tide at 20:46 (Height 9.16m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:37 (Height 1.67m)
   High Tide at 08:59 (Height 9.34m)
   Low Tide at 14:58 (Height 1.79m)
   High Tide at 21:16 (Height 8.97m)
Sat 11 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:08 (Height 1.89m)
   High Tide at 09:30 (Height 9.11m)
   Low Tide at 15:30 (Height 2.05m)
   High Tide at 21:49 (Height 8.70m)
Sun 12 Feb
   Low Tide at 03:43 (Height 2.20m)
   High Tide at 10:06 (Height 8.79m)
   Low Tide at 16:05 (Height 2.39m)
   High Tide at 22:26 (Height 8.35m)
Mon 13 Feb
   Low Tide at 04:22 (Height 2.58m)
   High Tide at 10:47 (Height 8.38m)
   Low Tide at 16:48 (Height 2.78m)
   High Tide at 23:14 (Height 7.96m)

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