Jacksons Bay Beach

Jacksons Bay beach, Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Jacksons Bay beach is a secluded bay, backed by cliffs with one end being formed by the breakwater at the entrance to Barry Docks. Often overlooked by most people who stay on the larger beaches next door.

    Take the concrete footpath running from the east end of Whitmore Bay along the cliff top and you will eventually come to Jackson’s Bay. Beware in stormy weather or high tide as the path descends to the foot of the cliffs to reach the beach.

     

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Barry Island, 10 beaches in Vale of Glamorgan, or check our list of Vale of Glamorgan Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Jacksons Bay Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow through Sunday, with temperatures falling to 18°C tomorrow.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain overnight.
     
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    22
       5%  65%   8 mph
      6:11 am    8:23 pm
    Wednesday, Aug 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    18
       34%  88%   8 mph
      6:13 am    8:21 pm

    Thursday, Aug 24th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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    18
       5%  31%   10 mph
      6:14 am    8:19 pm
    Friday, Aug 25th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    14
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    19
       1%  77%   4 mph
      6:16 am    8:16 pm

    Saturday, Aug 26th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    15
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    19
       15%  59%   7 mph
      6:17 am    8:14 pm
    Sunday, Aug 27th
     Light rain in the afternoon.
     
    15
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    20
       15%  58%   5 mph
      6:19 am    8:12 pm

    Monday, Aug 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    16
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    21
       8%  63%   4 mph
      6:21 am    8:10 pm
    Tuesday, Aug 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    15
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    19
       5%  64%   14 mph
      6:22 am    8:08 pm

  • Jacksons Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Jacksons 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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