"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 25 March

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1033
Humidity 64%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1034
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1032
Humidity 50%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1030
Humidity 50%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 68%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
00:39 GMT
High Tide
05:56 GMT
Low Tide
13:14 GMT
High Tide
18:22 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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