Rest Bay Beach, Bridgend

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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 and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

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, 4 beaches in Bridgend, or check our list of Bridgend Dog Friendly Beaches.

Beach 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.

Weather


Our 7 day weather forecast for Porthcawl in Bridgend

Today
Expect a temp in the range 19.8℃ to 20.6℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Jul 25
Expect a temp in the range 16.6℃ to 17.5℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (ENE)
Monday, Jul 26
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NW)
Tuesday, Jul 27
Expect a temp in the range 16.3℃ to 17.5℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (W)
Wednesday, Jul 28
Expect a temp in the range 15.3℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Jul 29
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Jul 30
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 16.2℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (W)


Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Tides

Our tide forecast for Rest Bay Beach in Bridgend.

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