Sandy Bay Beach

Sandy Bay beach in Porthcawl is a large sheltered and sandy beach in front of the fairground known as Coney Beach. Sandy Bay curves round and joins onto Trecco Bay beach after Rhych Point.

Sandy Bay is popular with families who can enjoy a traditional seaside location including donkey and pony rides on the beach, alongside other facilities such as trampolines and bouncy castles and the adjacent Coney Beach Fun Fair.

This beach is popular with surfers.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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

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

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Place Category: Beaches

Sandy Bay 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 14.9 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Apr 01lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 11.7 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Apr 02partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (N)
Monday, Apr 03fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.7℃ to 5.4℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Apr 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 6.5℃ with wind speed 1.2 m/sec (E)
Wednesday, Apr 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Apr 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (W)

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

Sandy Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Sandy Bay Beach is at Porthcawl 1.18 km (0.73 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.

Fri 31 Mar
   High Tide at 01:43 (Height 6.93m)
   Low Tide at 08:20 (Height 3.75m)
   High Tide at 14:42 (Height 6.90m)
   Low Tide at 20:48 (Height 3.70m)
Sat 01 Apr
   High Tide at 03:16 (Height 7.38m)
   Low Tide at 09:33 (Height 3.22m)
   High Tide at 15:51 (Height 7.48m)
   Low Tide at 21:48 (Height 3.12m)
Sun 02 Apr
   High Tide at 04:11 (Height 8.00m)
   Low Tide at 10:21 (Height 2.63m)
   High Tide at 16:36 (Height 8.11m)
   Low Tide at 22:31 (Height 2.53m)
Mon 03 Apr
   High Tide at 04:51 (Height 8.58m)
   Low Tide at 10:57 (Height 2.11m)
   High Tide at 17:12 (Height 8.65m)
   Low Tide at 23:07 (Height 2.02m)
Tue 04 Apr
   High Tide at 05:27 (Height 9.05m)
   Low Tide at 11:31 (Height 1.70m)
   High Tide at 17:46 (Height 9.09m)
   Low Tide at 23:39 (Height 1.62m)
Wed 05 Apr
   High Tide at 05:59 (Height 9.40m)
   Low Tide at 12:01 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 18:17 (Height 9.42m)
Thu 06 Apr
   Low Tide at 00:11 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 06:31 (Height 9.65m)
   Low Tide at 12:31 (Height 1.20m)
   High Tide at 18:49 (Height 9.65m)

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