Porth Dafarch Beach

Porth Dafarch beach is a sandy beach within a sheltered cove.

A great location for families as it is sheltered and has rocks and rock pools to explore and provides some great canoeing and Stand Up Paddling (SUP).

The cove is also a popular visit for small boats as it provides great place to anchor and swim.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Porth Dafarch Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches at Holyhead, 31 beaches in Isle of Anglesey, or check our list of Isle of Anglesey Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Porth Dafarch 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 14.1℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (W)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (SSW)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 11.7 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.7℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 13.9℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 11.4 m/sec (SW)

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

Porth Dafarch Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Porth Dafarch Beach is at Trearddur Bay 3.26 km (2.02 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 30 Sep
   Low Tide at 06:20 (Height 1.07m)
   High Tide at 12:04 (Height 5.00m)
   Low Tide at 18:37 (Height 1.21m)
Sat 01 Oct
   High Tide at 00:24 (Height 4.98m)
   Low Tide at 07:03 (Height 1.34m)
   High Tide at 12:51 (Height 4.78m)
   Low Tide at 19:25 (Height 1.48m)
Sun 02 Oct
   High Tide at 01:16 (Height 4.66m)
   Low Tide at 07:55 (Height 1.69m)
   High Tide at 13:48 (Height 4.51m)
   Low Tide at 20:28 (Height 1.77m)
Mon 03 Oct
   High Tide at 02:27 (Height 4.30m)
   Low Tide at 09:06 (Height 2.04m)
   High Tide at 15:07 (Height 4.27m)
   Low Tide at 21:54 (Height 1.98m)
Tue 04 Oct
   High Tide at 04:11 (Height 4.07m)
   Low Tide at 10:41 (Height 2.21m)
   High Tide at 16:50 (Height 4.25m)
   Low Tide at 23:31 (Height 1.90m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 05:58 (Height 4.19m)
   Low Tide at 12:11 (Height 2.06m)
   High Tide at 18:15 (Height 4.50m)
Thu 06 Oct
   Low Tide at 00:50 (Height 1.58m)
   High Tide at 07:08 (Height 4.50m)
   Low Tide at 13:19 (Height 1.75m)
   High Tide at 19:16 (Height 4.85m)

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