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Place Category: Beaches
Rest Bay beach is approximately 2.5 kilometres at low tide, and faces south west towards the Bristol Channel. The beach is a mix of sand with rock slabs and pebbles at the high tide line.
Porthcawl town sits in the south-east end of the bay, while the north-west end has the Royal Porthcawl Golf Course.
Popular with surfers, windsurfing and kitesurfing in designated zones.
Rest Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Rest Bay Beach.
Rest Bay Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain on Saturday through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Tuesday.Clear throughout the day.Today's Forecast
14->230% 3% 8 mph
5:11 am 9:15 pmClear throughout the day.Friday, May 26th
13->220% 6% 13 mph
5:10 am 9:16 pmLight rain until afternoon.Saturday, May 27th
12->1861% 56% 4 mph
5:09 am 9:17 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, May 28th
12->191% 73% 2 mph
5:08 am 9:18 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Monday, May 29th
13->202% 63% 6 mph
5:07 am 9:20 pmRain throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
12->1778% 100% 4 mph
5:06 am 9:21 pmLight rain in the morning.Wednesday, May 31st
10->1965% 65% 9 mph
5:05 am 9:22 pmClear throughout the day.Thursday, Jun 1st
9->1811% 1% 8 mph
5:04 am 9:23 pm
Rest Bay Beach Tide Times
Rest Bay Beach Water quality
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.
Photos from around the surrounding area