Watch House Bay Beach

Watch House Bay beach is a quiet sandy beach looking over to the old harbour on Barry Island. Watch House Bay is on the other side of Cold Knap Point and the busier larger Knap beach.

When the tide is out you have a massive expanse of sand in front of you and can make it over to Little Island.

It is often easier to use the facilities over on the main Knap beach but you do have a small amount of parking.

Dog Friendly Beach?

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

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 13 beaches in Vale of Glamorgan, or check our list of Vale of Glamorgan Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 12 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 9.6℃ with wind speed 11.2 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Feb 05fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.7℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.1℃ to 4.5℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (SSE)
Tuesday, Feb 07clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.4℃ to 4.4℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Feb 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.2℃ to 2.9℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (NNE)

Barry weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Watch House Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Watch House Bay Beach is at Barry 1.68 km (1.04 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 04:24 (Height 9.02m)
   Low Tide at 10:34 (Height 3.52m)
   High Tide at 16:56 (Height 9.30m)
   Low Tide at 22:52 (Height 3.14m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 05:19 (Height 9.69m)
   Low Tide at 11:27 (Height 2.92m)
   High Tide at 17:46 (Height 9.88m)
   Low Tide at 23:43 (Height 2.55m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 06:04 (Height 10.30m)
   Low Tide at 12:13 (Height 2.42m)
   High Tide at 18:29 (Height 10.36m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:27 (Height 2.09m)
   High Tide at 06:45 (Height 10.74m)
   Low Tide at 12:55 (Height 2.06m)
   High Tide at 19:09 (Height 10.69m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:09 (Height 1.79m)
   High Tide at 07:23 (Height 11.00m)
   Low Tide at 13:35 (Height 1.87m)
   High Tide at 19:46 (Height 10.87m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:48 (Height 1.65m)
   High Tide at 07:58 (Height 11.10m)
   Low Tide at 14:11 (Height 1.80m)
   High Tide at 20:19 (Height 10.91m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:23 (Height 1.65m)
   High Tide at 08:31 (Height 11.09m)
   Low Tide at 14:42 (Height 1.83m)
   High Tide at 20:49 (Height 10.86m)

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