Porthmelgan beach, St Davids, Pembrokeshire
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    Porthmelgan Beach Information

    Porthmelgan beach is a remote beach on St David’s Head overlooking Ramsay island. At high tide the beach is pebbles but sand becomes visible as the tide goes out. The beach is sheltered by rocky cliffs and a large stream cuts across the beach.

    Porthmelgan beach is a popular choice rather than the busier Whitesands Bay beach with access being a short 10 minute walk along the coast path from Whitesands Bay.

    Nearest facilities are at Whitesands Bay where you have parking, toilets and cafe.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Porthmelgan Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches around St Davids, 54 beaches in Pembrokeshire, or check our list of Pembrokeshire Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    Beach Bathing Water Quality


    No water quality measurement available for Porthmelgan Beach.

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  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain today through Monday, with high temperatures falling to 7°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain in the morning and windy starting in the evening.
     
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      8:22 am    4:41 pm
    Thursday, Jan 17th
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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      8:21 am    4:43 pm

    Friday, Jan 18th
     Light rain and windy in the morning.
     
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      8:20 am    4:44 pm
    Saturday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       78%  46%   6 mph
      8:19 am    4:46 pm

    Sunday, Jan 20th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       21%  54%   11 mph
      8:18 am    4:48 pm
    Monday, Jan 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the evening.
     
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      8:17 am    4:50 pm

    Tuesday, Jan 22nd
     Windy throughout the day and foggy in the morning.
     
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       72%  49%   28 mph
      8:16 am    4:51 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 23rd
     Windy until evening and partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       42%  35%   25 mph
      8:14 am    4:53 pm

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