Rest Bay Beach

Rest Bay Beach, Porthcawl, Bridgend

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Rest Bay beach is approximately 2.5 kilometres at low tide, and faces south west towards the Bristol Channel.  The beach is a mix of sand with rock slabs and pebbles at the high tide line.

    Porthcawl town sits in the south-east end of the bay, while the north-west end has the Royal Porthcawl Golf Course.

    Popular with surfers, windsurfing and kitesurfing in designated zones.

    Rest Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Porthcawl, 5 beaches in Bridgend, or check our list of Bridgend Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Rest Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Monday through Wednesday, with temperatures rising to 17°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy until afternoon.
     
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    14
       96%  59%   14 mph
      7:50 am    6:10 pm
    Sunday, Oct 22nd
     Windy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    13
       41%  55%   23 mph
      7:52 am    6:08 pm

    Monday, Oct 23rd
     Light rain and breezy in the morning.
     
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    16
       88%  98%   15 mph
      7:53 am    6:06 pm
    Tuesday, Oct 24th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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    17
       78%  100%   16 mph
      7:55 am    6:04 pm

    Wednesday, Oct 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
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    16
       45%  95%   9 mph
      7:57 am    6:02 pm
    Thursday, Oct 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    16
       27%  84%   5 mph
      7:59 am    6:01 pm

    Friday, Oct 27th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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       53%  35%   11 mph
      8:00 am    5:59 pm
    Saturday, Oct 28th
     Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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    14
       26%  50%   15 mph
      8:02 am    5:57 pm

  • Rest Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Rest Bay Beach Bathing Water Quality

    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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