The beach is south facing, made up of sand and pebble, located to the west of Porthmadog and backed by a promenade. The bathing water lies within the Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau Special Area of Conservation. To the east is the Tiroedd a Glannau Rhwng Cricieth AC Afon Glaslyn Site of Special Scientific Interest, and to the west is the Glanllynnau a Glannau Pen-ychain I Cricieth Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Beach type: Shingle/Rocks/Sand
Nearest town: Criccieth
Local authority: Gwynedd Council
OS Grid Reference: SH504380
Tourist Information Centre
Phone 01766 512981
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Forecast for Sunday 19 August
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|Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.||
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|Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.||
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|Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.||
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|Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.||
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|Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.||
|Chance of rain||4%|
|Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.||
Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.
In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.
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