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 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Wednesday through next Monday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
     
    13
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    18
       12%  47%   6 mph
      7:06 am    7:08 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
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    19
       2%  80%   3 mph
      7:08 am    7:05 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 27th
     Rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    14
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    17
       64%  79%   13 mph
      7:09 am    7:03 pm
    Thursday, Sep 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    17
       44%  84%   8 mph
      7:11 am    7:01 pm

    Friday, Sep 29th
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
    13
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    16
       35%  89%   9 mph
      7:13 am    6:59 pm
    Saturday, Sep 30th
     Light rain in the morning and evening.
     
    13
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    16
       35%  69%   11 mph
      7:14 am    6:56 pm

    Sunday, Oct 1st
     Light rain throughout the day.
     
    13
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    17
       30%  99%   15 mph
      7:16 am    6:54 pm
    Monday, Oct 2nd
     Breezy in the morning and light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    13
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    17
       44%  93%   25 mph
      7:17 am    6:52 pm

  • Porlock Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Porlock Bay Beach Bathing 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.
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