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Porlock Bay Beach

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.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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 21 beaches in Somerset, or check our list of Somerset Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Porlock Bay 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

Todaycloudy
Expect a temp in the range 0℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (N)
Saturday, Jan 28fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 0℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (NNE)
Sunday, Jan 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jan 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 31cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.5℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.8℃ to 6.3℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 6.6℃ with wind speed 8.2 m/sec (WNW)

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

Porlock Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Porlock Bay Beach is at Porlock Bay 0.68 km (0.42 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Fri 27 Jan
   Low Tide at 03:50 (Height 1.49m)
   High Tide at 10:18 (Height 9.89m)
   Low Tide at 16:16 (Height 1.55m)
   High Tide at 22:38 (Height 9.37m)
Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 04:26 (Height 2.06m)
   High Tide at 11:01 (Height 9.23m)
   Low Tide at 16:55 (Height 2.19m)
   High Tide at 23:18 (Height 8.71m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 05:08 (Height 2.70m)
   High Tide at 11:48 (Height 8.52m)
   Low Tide at 17:42 (Height 2.87m)
Mon 30 Jan
   High Tide at 00:08 (Height 8.08m)
   Low Tide at 06:02 (Height 3.38m)
   High Tide at 12:52 (Height 7.92m)
   Low Tide at 18:45 (Height 3.51m)
Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 01:20 (Height 7.62m)
   Low Tide at 07:16 (Height 3.94m)
   High Tide at 14:10 (Height 7.63m)
   Low Tide at 19:51 (Height 3.90m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 02:39 (Height 7.57m)
   Low Tide at 08:30 (Height 4.05m)
   High Tide at 15:19 (Height 7.74m)
   Low Tide at 21:05 (Height 3.71m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 03:45 (Height 7.92m)
   Low Tide at 09:43 (Height 3.50m)
   High Tide at 16:18 (Height 8.14m)
   Low Tide at 22:03 (Height 3.05m)

Contains ADMIRALTY® tidal data: © Crown Copyright and database right.

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