"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthcawl Harbour

Porthcawl Harbour is a coastal feature in Mid Glamorgan, Wales.

It is listed under Bays and Coves: Harbour

Local authority: Bridgend Council

OS Grid Reference: SS820774

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Things to see and do near Porthcawl Harbour

  • Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes (3m)
  • Dizzys Castle (3m)
  • Claypits Pottery (4m)
  • Sadie and Franks (5m)
  • Wiggleys Fun Farm (5m)
  • Ewenny Pottery (5m)
  • Bridgend Recreation Centre (5m)
  • JumpINGym (5m)
  • Go Ape! Margam (6m)
  • Margam Country Park (6m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Old Police Station
John Street
Porthcawl Brigend
CF36 3DT

Phone 01656 786 639
Email porthcawltic@bridgend.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 22 October


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 67%
UV Index
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Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:14 BST
(01:14 GMT)
High Tide
08:34 BST
(07:34 GMT)
Low Tide
14:28 BST
(13:28 GMT)
High Tide
20:49 BST
(19:49 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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