Rest Bay Beach

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  • 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.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Porthcawl, 5 beaches in Bridgend, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Rest Bay Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Saturday, with temperatures rising to 21°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain starting in the evening.
     
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       61%  56%   0 mph
      5:08 am    9:18 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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       59%  90%   4 mph
      5:07 am    9:20 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       20%  72%   9 mph
      5:06 am    9:21 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       0%  42%   0 mph
      5:05 am    9:22 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       51%  32%   3 mph
      5:04 am    9:23 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       1%  82%   4 mph
      5:04 am    9:24 pm

    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
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       55%  84%   8 mph
      5:03 am    9:25 pm
    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       1%  0%   7 mph
      5:02 am    9:26 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.
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