"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Fontygary Bay Beach

A pebble beach backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Pebble

Nearest town: Barry

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: ST053656


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Fontygary Bay Beach

  • Porthkerry Country Pk (2m)
  • Three Horseshoes (3m)
  • Porthkerry Country Park (3m)
  • Amelia Trust Farm (4m)
  • Pleasure Steamers Waverley & Balmoral (4m)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (4m)
  • Barry Island Quasar (4m)
  • Adventure Island (4m)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (4m)
  • Jungle Jacks (4m)
  • Dyffryn Gardens (5m)

Tourist Information

Barry Island
Tourist Information Centre
The Promenade
The Triangle
CF62 5TQ

Phone 01446 747 171
Email barrytic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 24 July


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 88%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 69%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 23°C
(feels like 20°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 57%
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Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 65%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 21°C
(feels like 19°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 66%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:14 BST
(01:14 GMT)
High Tide
08:23 BST
(07:23 GMT)
Low Tide
14:35 BST
(13:35 GMT)
High Tide
20:43 BST
(19:43 GMT)

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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