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Place Category: Beaches
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.
Seasonal dog restrictions.
Fairbourne Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain today through Thursday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Friday.Light rain until evening.Today's Forecast
14->2070% 62% 5 mph
5:04 am 9:25 pmLight rain overnight.Sunday, May 28th
11->1953% 70% 3 mph
5:03 am 9:26 pmRain until afternoon.Monday, May 29th
12->1882% 97% 3 mph
5:02 am 9:27 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, May 30th
11->182% 61% 8 mph
5:01 am 9:28 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
10->192% 49% 6 mph
5:00 am 9:30 pmDrizzle in the afternoon.Thursday, Jun 1st
10->1730% 57% 8 mph
4:59 am 9:31 pmMostly cloudy in the morning.Friday, Jun 2nd
9->168% 30% 9 mph
4:58 am 9:32 pmClear throughout the day.Saturday, Jun 3rd
8->1715% 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.
Photos from around the surrounding area