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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 tomorrow through next Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 15°C next Tuesday.Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Today's Forecast
12->192% 68% 4 mph
7:08 am 7:06 pmRain in the afternoon and evening.Wednesday, Sep 27th
13->1766% 73% 13 mph
7:10 am 7:03 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Sep 28th
12->1745% 71% 7 mph
7:11 am 7:01 pmLight rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.Friday, Sep 29th
13->1739% 84% 7 mph
7:13 am 6:59 pmLight rain in the morning and evening.Saturday, Sep 30th
11->1538% 63% 8 mph
7:15 am 6:57 pmLight rain throughout the day.Sunday, Oct 1st
11->1633% 95% 13 mph
7:16 am 6:54 pmLight rain and windy starting in the afternoon.Monday, Oct 2nd
12->1649% 100% 24 mph
7:18 am 6:52 pmLight rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening, and windy in the morning.Tuesday, Oct 3rd
12->1554% 97% 26 mph
7:20 am 6:50 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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