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Place Category: Beaches
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.
Rest Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain on Monday through Wednesday, with temperatures rising to 17°C on Tuesday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy until afternoon.Today's Forecast
11->1496% 59% 14 mph
7:50 am 6:10 pmWindy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, Oct 22nd
10->1341% 55% 23 mph
7:52 am 6:08 pmLight rain and breezy in the morning.Monday, Oct 23rd
13->1688% 98% 15 mph
7:53 am 6:06 pmLight rain in the morning.Tuesday, Oct 24th
14->1778% 100% 16 mph
7:55 am 6:04 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Oct 25th
13->1645% 95% 9 mph
7:57 am 6:02 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Oct 26th
13->1627% 84% 5 mph
7:59 am 6:01 pmPartly cloudy until evening.Friday, Oct 27th
12->1553% 35% 11 mph
8:00 am 5:59 pmBreezy in the morning and mostly cloudy until evening.Saturday, Oct 28th
11->1426% 50% 15 mph
8:02 am 5:57 pm
Rest Bay Beach Tide Times
Rest Bay Beach Bathing Water QualityWater 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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