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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Place Category: Beaches

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

Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (S)
Tuesday, Mar 28rain
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Mar 29fog
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Mar 30cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 9.2 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Mar 31rain
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Apr 01lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 7.9 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Apr 02partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 6℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (W)

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.

Mon 27 Mar
   Low Tide at 02:56 (Height 1.87m)
   High Tide at 09:41 (Height 9.08m)
   Low Tide at 15:11 (Height 2.14m)
   High Tide at 21:49 (Height 8.78m)
Tue 28 Mar
   Low Tide at 03:23 (Height 2.45m)
   High Tide at 10:11 (Height 8.27m)
   Low Tide at 15:43 (Height 2.81m)
   High Tide at 22:21 (Height 8.04m)
Wed 29 Mar
   Low Tide at 04:02 (Height 3.20m)
   High Tide at 10:49 (Height 7.45m)
   Low Tide at 16:30 (Height 3.66m)
   High Tide at 23:05 (Height 7.27m)
Thu 30 Mar
   Low Tide at 05:03 (Height 4.10m)
   High Tide at 12:01 (Height 6.73m)
   Low Tide at 17:56 (Height 4.49m)
Fri 31 Mar
   High Tide at 01:01 (Height 6.75m)
   Low Tide at 07:07 (Height 4.66m)
   High Tide at 14:18 (Height 6.76m)
   Low Tide at 19:52 (Height 4.56m)
Sat 01 Apr
   High Tide at 02:47 (Height 7.16m)
   Low Tide at 08:46 (Height 4.15m)
   High Tide at 15:27 (Height 7.43m)
   Low Tide at 21:17 (Height 3.67m)
Sun 02 Apr
   High Tide at 03:48 (Height 7.91m)
   Low Tide at 09:51 (Height 3.08m)
   High Tide at 16:18 (Height 8.23m)
   Low Tide at 22:07 (Height 2.65m)

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