Whitmore Bay beach, Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan
  • About Us

    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.

    Whitmore Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Whitmore 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.

  • Water Quality

    Whitmore 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.
  • Weather

    Whitmore Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Sunday, with temperatures rising to 12°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    9
       2%  56%   1 mph
      8:15 am    4:06 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    10
       5%  72%   7 mph
      8:16 am    4:07 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       32%  84%   10 mph
      8:16 am    4:07 pm
    Thursday, Dec 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       46%  91%   6 mph
      8:17 am    4:07 pm

    Friday, Dec 22nd
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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       33%  56%   6 mph
      8:17 am    4:08 pm
    Saturday, Dec 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       24%  54%   14 mph
      8:18 am    4:08 pm

    Sunday, Dec 24th
     Windy in the afternoon and light rain in the evening.
     
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       55%  98%   18 mph
      8:18 am    4:09 pm
    Monday, Dec 25th
     Breezy in the morning and rain overnight.
     
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    9
       44%  69%   22 mph
      8:18 am    4:10 pm

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