Fairbourne Beach

Fairbourne beach, Barmouth, Gwynedd

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Fairbourne beach is on the opposite side of the Mawddach Estuary to Barmouth, the beach is a 5 km stretch of sand that is backed by a large embankment of pebbles. At the north end of the beach you have the Mawddach Estuary, whilst the south is backed by steep cliffs.

    Popular windsurfing and kitesurfing location due to plenty of space on this large beach.

    Facilities include parking, toilets, shops and food options.

    Fairbourne Beach has dog restrictions. Seasonal dog restrictions.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 5 beaches around Barmouth, 36 beaches in Gwynedd, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Fairbourne Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Thursday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain until evening.
     
    14
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    20
       70%  62%   5 mph
      5:04 am    9:25 pm
    Sunday, May 28th
     Light rain overnight.
     
    11
    -> 
    19
       53%  70%   3 mph
      5:03 am    9:26 pm

    Monday, May 29th
     Rain until afternoon.
     
    12
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    18
       82%  97%   3 mph
      5:02 am    9:27 pm
    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
    -> 
    18
       2%  61%   8 mph
      5:01 am    9:28 pm

    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    10
    -> 
    19
       2%  49%   6 mph
      5:00 am    9:30 pm
    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Drizzle in the afternoon.
     
    10
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    17
       30%  57%   8 mph
      4:59 am    9:31 pm

    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
     
    9
    -> 
    16
       8%  30%   9 mph
      4:58 am    9:32 pm
    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    8
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    17
       15%  2%   6 mph
      4:58 am    9:33 pm

  • Fairbourne Beach Tide Times

     

  • Fairbourne 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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