Porlock Bay Beach

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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.

Porlock Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year. Porlock Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

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.

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.

Weather


Porlock Bay Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Minehead, Somerset

Today
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 9.9℃ to 10.4℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 2.3℃ to 4.7℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 11.2 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Feb 01
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Feb 02
Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 10.1℃ with wind speed 10.9 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 03
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 7.9℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (SW)


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


Tides

Porlock Bay Beach tide times.

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