Rest Bay Beach
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.
Visit Rest Bay Beach
Beach Water Quality
- 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.
7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.1℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (N)
Expect a temp in the range 15.6℃ to 16.5℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NE)
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (NNE)
Porthcawl weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Rest Bay Beach Tide Times
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