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 on Friday through next Tuesday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 5°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Overcast throughout the day.
       37%  95%   10 mph
      8:19 am    4:02 pm
    Wednesday, Dec 12th
     Overcast throughout the day.
       65%  97%   16 mph
      8:20 am    4:02 pm

    Thursday, Dec 13th
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       28%  92%   20 mph
      8:21 am    4:02 pm
    Friday, Dec 14th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       45%  71%   14 mph
      8:22 am    4:02 pm

    Saturday, Dec 15th
     Windy until evening and rain until evening, starting again overnight.
       99%  99%   21 mph
      8:23 am    4:02 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Rain starting in the evening.
       91%  57%   13 mph
      8:23 am    4:02 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Light rain and dangerously windy overnight.
       88%  63%   6 mph
      8:24 am    4:02 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Rain in the morning and windy throughout the day.
       97%  91%   12 mph
      8:25 am    4:03 pm

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