Porlock Bay Beach

Porlock Bay beach, Minehead, Somerset

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Porlock Bay beach is about a mile in length consisting of pebbles and is rare in this cliff dominated stretch of coast.

    Behind the shingle ridge you have an inland salt marsh.

    The beach is actually split and to the West you have Porlock Weir.

    Facilities include car parking, toilets and a pub.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Porlock Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Minehead, 21 beaches in Somerset, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Porlock Bay Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Saturday through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 16°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
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       0%  49%   2 mph
      5:13 am    9:12 pm
    Thursday, May 25th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  7%   8 mph
      5:12 am    9:13 pm

    Friday, May 26th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       0%  21%   12 mph
      5:11 am    9:14 pm
    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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    19
       67%  68%   5 mph
      5:10 am    9:16 pm

    Sunday, May 28th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
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    19
       58%  67%   4 mph
      5:09 am    9:17 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Drizzle in the morning.
     
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       50%  82%   6 mph
      5:08 am    9:18 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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       20%  81%   6 mph
      5:07 am    9:19 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Light rain until evening.
     
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       51%  59%   7 mph
      5:06 am    9:20 pm

  • Porlock Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • Porlock 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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