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Cold Knap Beach

(Barry Cold Knap Beach)

Vale of Glamorgan, Wales


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The bay, located adjacent to Barry Old Harbour, is primarily a steeply sloping stone and pebble beach, with sand exposed at low water only.

The beach faces south west towards the Bristol Channel, backed by cliffs at the north end, with a promenade at the south end towards Cold Knap Point and the highly urbanised town of Barry in the surrounding area.

Cold Knap Beach is adjacent to the Wales Coast Path.

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Weather and tides for Wednesday 18 July

Today
Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 5%
Min temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 7mph

The tide at Cold Knap Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 11:42 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 5:36 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   19.2°C  

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Location: The knap, Barri

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: ST097663

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

Parish: Barry

Nearest postcode: CF62 6YP

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Visitor information for Cold Knap Beach, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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