Porlock Bay Beach

Porlock Bay beach, Minehead, Somerset

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Porlock Bay beach is about a mile in length consisting of pebbles and is rare in this cliff dominated stretch of coast.

    Behind the shingle ridge you have an inland salt marsh.

    The beach is actually split and to the West you have Porlock Weir.

    Facilities include car parking, toilets and a pub.

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Minehead, 21 beaches in Somerset, or check our list of Somerset Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Porlock Bay Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Sunday through next Wednesday, with temperatures peaking at 20°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    16
    -> 
    19
       4%  74%   9 mph
      6:14 am    8:22 pm
    Thursday, Aug 24th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
    -> 
    18
       1%  52%   11 mph
      6:16 am    8:20 pm

    Friday, Aug 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
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    19
       0%  62%   2 mph
      6:18 am    8:18 pm
    Saturday, Aug 26th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    14
    -> 
    19
       0%  56%   7 mph
      6:19 am    8:15 pm

    Sunday, Aug 27th
     Drizzle in the morning.
     
    15
    -> 
    19
       15%  57%   8 mph
      6:21 am    8:13 pm
    Monday, Aug 28th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
    -> 
    20
       4%  49%   13 mph
      6:22 am    8:11 pm

    Tuesday, Aug 29th
     Drizzle in the morning.
     
    15
    -> 
    18
       15%  78%   12 mph
      6:24 am    8:09 pm
    Wednesday, Aug 30th
     Light rain until evening.
     
    13
    -> 
    16
       31%  60%   8 mph
      6:26 am    8:07 pm

  • Porlock Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Porlock Bay Beach Water quality

    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.
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