"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porth Neigwl Beach

This is a large beach on the southwest facing side of the Lleyn Peninsula. It is also known as Hell's Mouth, and is a popular spot with surfers. It is predominantly sandy in nature, with a pebbly foreshore. The area lies within the Sea cliffs of Lleyn Site of Special Scientific Interest and Special Area of Conservation, the Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau Special Area of Conservation, and the Llyn Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Beach type: pebbles & sand

Nearest town: Abersoch

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH281262

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porth Neigwl Beach

  • Biscuit Ceramic Art Studio and Cafe (2m)
  • Ropeworks (11m)
  • Glasfryn Parc Bowling and Activities (12m)

Tourist Information

Pwllheli
Tourist Information Centre
Min y Don
Station Square
Wales
LL53 5HG

Phone 01758 613000
Email pwllheli.tic@gwynedd.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 21 October

06:00


Chance of rain 85%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 12mph, gusting to 15mph.
SSW
Pressure 988
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 11mph, gusting to 15mph.
SSW
Pressure 988
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 12mph, gusting to 17mph.
SW
Pressure 984
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 67%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
W
Pressure 989
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
W
Pressure 995
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
WNW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:34 BST
(03:34 GMT)
High Tide
09:42 BST
(08:42 GMT)
Low Tide
16:49 BST
(15:49 GMT)
High Tide
21:56 BST
(20:56 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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Porth Neigwl, or Hells Mouth, is a south west facing rural beach frequented by surfers and kayakers because of the relatively large waves. It is a gently shelving beach, consisting mainly of medium sized pebbles at high tide but with vast expanses of sand at low tide.

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