"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthcawl - Newton Bay Beach

A sandy bay with some rocks situated between Porthcawl and the large sand dune area of Merthyr Mawr.

Beach type: Sand/rocks

Nearest town: Porthcawl

Local authority: Bridgend Council

OS Grid Reference: SS838768

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Things to see and do near Porthcawl - Newton Bay Beach

  • Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes (2m)
  • Claypits Pottery (4m)
  • Dizzys Castle (4m)
  • Sadie and Franks (4m)
  • Ewenny Pottery (4m)
  • Bridgend Recreation Centre (4m)
  • JumpINGym (4m)
  • Once Upon A Playtime (5m)
  • Wiggleys Fun Farm (5m)

Tourist Information

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

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

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 66%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 96%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
W
Pressure 999
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 996
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 997
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
WNW
Pressure 994
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 12mph.
WNW
Pressure 996
Humidity 72%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:22 GMT
Low Tide
08:35 GMT
High Tide
14:51 GMT
Low Tide
21:12 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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A sandy bay with some rocks situated between Porthcawl and the large sand dune area of Merthyr Mawr.

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