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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 today through Saturday, with temperatures rising to 21°C on Thursday.Light rain starting in the evening.Today's Forecast
12->2061% 56% 0 mph
5:08 am 9:18 pmLight rain in the morning.Monday, May 29th
13->1759% 90% 4 mph
5:07 am 9:20 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
12->1820% 72% 9 mph
5:06 am 9:21 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
11->190% 42% 0 mph
5:05 am 9:22 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Thursday, Jun 1st
11->2151% 32% 3 mph
5:04 am 9:23 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Jun 2nd
11->201% 82% 4 mph
5:04 am 9:24 pmLight rain until afternoon.Saturday, Jun 3rd
11->1955% 84% 8 mph
5:03 am 9:25 pmClear throughout the day.Sunday, Jun 4th
9->191% 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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