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Porthcawl Rest Bay

Bridgend, Wales


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Rest Bay is an expanse of firm golden sand backed by low cliffs.

The beach has plenty of parking available with cafes near by. It is a popular resort for a variety of watersports including surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing.

Sand

Weather and tides for Saturday 22 September

Today
Chance of rain 95%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 89%
Min temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at Porthcawl Rest Bay is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 5:40 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 11:38 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   17°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Porthcawl Rest Bay

Things to do and see in the area

Porthcawl Surf School (0.4 miles)
Adventures Activity Centre (1.1 miles)
The Grand Pavilion (1.3 miles)
Porthcawl Museum (1.3 miles)
Kenfig National Nature Reserve (1.8 miles)
Ogmore Farm Riding Centre (3.4 miles)
Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes (4.1 miles)
Ogmore Castle (5 miles)

Places to eat near Porthcawl Rest Bay

Isabella's (440 yards)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Nottage,

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SS801780

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Bridgend

Parish: Porthcawl

Nearest postcode: CF36 3UW

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