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Barry Watch House Bay

(The Knap Beach)

Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

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Barry island is a busy built-up seaside resort town with a large fairground.

Lots of amusements and some sandy beaches. Watch House bay is slightly removed and generally quieter.

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Weather and tides for Tuesday 18 June

Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 11mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 4%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at Barry Watch House Bay is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 10:41 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 5:07 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   15.1°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Barry Watch House Bay

Things to do and see in the area

Smugglers Cove (0.5 miles)
Barry Island Pleasure Park (0.6 miles)
Brit Movie Tours (0.7 miles)
High Street (1.1 miles)
Porthkerry Country Park (1.1 miles)
Brynhill Golf Club (2.2 miles)
The Fontygary Inn (3.3 miles)
Fonmon Castle (3.8 miles)
Amelia Trust Farm (3.8 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: The knap, Barri

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: ST105661

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Vale of Glamorgan

Parish: Barry

Nearest postcode: CF62 6FB

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Visitor information for Barry Watch House Bay, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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