The two main beaches on Barry Island are Whitmore Bay between the two penins Read more [...]
Place Category: Beaches
Whitmore Bay is huge sandy beach that lies between the two peninsulas of Friar’s Point and Nell’s Point. As the tide goes out you get more sand to play on.
Whitmore Bay is the main Barry Island beach and is between the smaller Jackson’s Bay around Nell’s Point and the Little Island or Old Harbour beach around Friar’s Point.
Whitmore Bay is the heart of Barry island and you have a wide selection of facilities on hand day and night: toilets, cafes, restaurants, pubs, amusements and shops.
Whitmore Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Whitmore Bay Beach.
Whitmore Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast
Light rain on Thursday through Monday, with temperatures bottoming out at 14°C on Sunday.Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.Today's Forecast
11->1532% 51% 5 mph
7:41 am 6:17 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Oct 18th
11->1651% 90% 8 mph
7:43 am 6:15 pmRain and breezy starting in the evening.Thursday, Oct 19th
12->1683% 89% 12 mph
7:44 am 6:13 pmRain and breezy starting in the evening.Friday, Oct 20th
12->1683% 68% 14 mph
7:46 am 6:11 pmDangerously windy and mostly cloudy throughout the day.Saturday, Oct 21st
11->1684% 71% 23 mph
7:48 am 6:09 pmBreezy in the morning and rain overnight.Sunday, Oct 22nd
10->1447% 69% 19 mph
7:50 am 6:07 pmRain in the morning and breezy throughout the day.Monday, Oct 23rd
14->1778% 98% 22 mph
7:51 am 6:05 pmBreezy in the morning and overcast throughout the day.Tuesday, Oct 24th
13->1563% 99% 18 mph
7:53 am 6:03 pm
Whitmore Bay Beach Tide Times
Whitmore Bay Beach Bathing Water QualityWater 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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