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 on Saturday through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  3%   8 mph
      5:11 am    9:15 pm
    Friday, May 26th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  6%   13 mph
      5:10 am    9:16 pm

    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
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       61%  56%   4 mph
      5:09 am    9:17 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
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    19
       1%  73%   2 mph
      5:08 am    9:18 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
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    20
       2%  63%   6 mph
      5:07 am    9:20 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Rain throughout the day.
     
    12
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    17
       78%  100%   4 mph
      5:06 am    9:21 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    10
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    19
       65%  65%   9 mph
      5:05 am    9:22 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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    18
       11%  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.
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