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.

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

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

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (NW)
Tuesday, Nov 29clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.2℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (NNW)
Wednesday, Nov 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Dec 01fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (E)
Friday, Dec 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (E)
Saturday, Dec 03clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.8℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Dec 04partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.1℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (NE)

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. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Mon 28 Nov
   Low Tide at 02:45 (Height 1.94m)
   High Tide at 09:11 (Height 9.49m)
   Low Tide at 15:18 (Height 1.93m)
   High Tide at 21:40 (Height 8.91m)
Tue 29 Nov
   Low Tide at 03:39 (Height 2.38m)
   High Tide at 10:07 (Height 9.06m)
   Low Tide at 16:18 (Height 2.33m)
   High Tide at 22:39 (Height 8.41m)
Wed 30 Nov
   Low Tide at 04:42 (Height 2.79m)
   High Tide at 11:09 (Height 8.67m)
   Low Tide at 17:29 (Height 2.64m)
   High Tide at 23:46 (Height 8.05m)
Thu 01 Dec
   Low Tide at 06:00 (Height 3.01m)
   High Tide at 12:20 (Height 8.47m)
   Low Tide at 18:47 (Height 2.73m)
Fri 02 Dec
   High Tide at 01:01 (Height 7.96m)
   Low Tide at 07:19 (Height 2.97m)
   High Tide at 13:34 (Height 8.50m)
   Low Tide at 19:59 (Height 2.60m)
Sat 03 Dec
   High Tide at 02:13 (Height 8.15m)
   Low Tide at 08:27 (Height 2.72m)
   High Tide at 14:41 (Height 8.71m)
   Low Tide at 20:59 (Height 2.37m)
Sun 04 Dec
   High Tide at 03:15 (Height 8.49m)
   Low Tide at 09:24 (Height 2.42m)
   High Tide at 15:38 (Height 8.96m)
   Low Tide at 21:50 (Height 2.15m)

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