"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 Sunday 22 October

06:00


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

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 13mph.
WNW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


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

15:00


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

18:00


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

21:00


Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
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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A sandy bay with some rocks situated between Porthcawl and the large sand dune area of Merthyr Mawr.

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