Whitmore Bay beach, Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan
  • Profile

    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, 13 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 on Saturday through next Tuesday, with high temperatures bottoming out at 6°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Overcast throughout the day.
       24%  93%   10 mph
      8:09 am    4:06 pm
    Wednesday, Dec 12th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy overnight.
       36%  93%   18 mph
      8:10 am    4:06 pm

    Thursday, Dec 13th
     Breezy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       37%  98%   22 mph
      8:11 am    4:05 pm
    Friday, Dec 14th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       18%  73%   15 mph
      8:12 am    4:06 pm

    Saturday, Dec 15th
     Light rain until evening and windy until afternoon.
       99%  100%   21 mph
      8:13 am    4:06 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Rain overnight.
       68%  46%   8 mph
      8:13 am    4:06 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Dangerously windy starting in the evening and light rain overnight.
       78%  57%   19 mph
      8:14 am    4:06 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Light rain in the morning.
       92%  85%   12 mph
      8:15 am    4:06 pm

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