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

    Whitmore Bay Beach Information

    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 and 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, 12 beaches in Vale of Glamorgan, or check our list of Vale of Glamorgan Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality


    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.
  • Tides
  • Weather


    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain tomorrow through Sunday, with high temperatures falling to 8°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    12
       25%  67%   14 mph
      6:01 am    8:23 pm
    Tuesday, Apr 24th
     Light rain in the evening and breezy starting in the evening.
     
    9
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    12
       87%  99%   11 mph
      5:59 am    8:24 pm

    Wednesday, Apr 25th
     Partly cloudy in the morning and breezy starting in the afternoon.
     
    8
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    12
       54%  22%   14 mph
      5:57 am    8:26 pm
    Thursday, Apr 26th
     Breezy until afternoon and partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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    11
       24%  21%   15 mph
      5:55 am    8:28 pm

    Friday, Apr 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    6
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    9
       37%  94%   1 mph
      5:53 am    8:29 pm
    Saturday, Apr 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy starting in the afternoon.
     
    5
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    9
       57%  81%   16 mph
      5:51 am    8:31 pm

    Sunday, Apr 29th
     Rain until afternoon and windy throughout the day.
     
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    8
       80%  100%   22 mph
      5:50 am    8:33 pm
    Monday, Apr 30th
     Breezy in the morning and overcast throughout the day.
     
    5
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    10
       51%  98%   16 mph
      5:48 am    8:34 pm

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