Fairbourne beach, Barmouth, Gwynedd
  • Profile

    Fairbourne Beach Information

    Fairbourne beach is on the opposite side of the Mawddach Estuary to Barmouth, the beach is a 5 km stretch of sand that is backed by a large embankment of pebbles. At the north end of the beach you have the Mawddach Estuary, whilst the south is backed by steep cliffs.

    Popular windsurfing and kitesurfing location due to plenty of space on this large beach.

    Facilities include parking, toilets, shops and food options.

    Fairbourne Beach has dog restrictions. Fairbourne beach has seasonal dog restrictions.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Barmouth, 37 beaches in Gwynedd, or check our list of Gwynedd Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing 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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Rain today through Sunday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 11°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain in the morning and afternoon and windy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    11
    -> 
    16
       99%  99%   5 mph
      7:00 am    7:21 pm
    Friday, Sep 21st
     Partly cloudy until evening and breezy until afternoon.
     
    9
    -> 
    14
       94%  51%   17 mph
      7:01 am    7:19 pm

    Saturday, Sep 22nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    13
       81%  91%   2 mph
      7:03 am    7:17 pm
    Sunday, Sep 23rd
     Rain until afternoon.
     
    9
    -> 
    11
       89%  75%   13 mph
      7:05 am    7:14 pm

    Monday, Sep 24th
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
    9
    -> 
    13
       6%  15%   9 mph
      7:06 am    7:12 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    15
       0%  68%   6 mph
      7:08 am    7:09 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    17
       5%  4%   10 mph
      7:10 am    7:07 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
    11
    -> 
    16
       10%  25%   4 mph
      7:11 am    7:04 pm

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