"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 28 June

06:00


Chance of rain 51%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 998
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 56%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 998
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 998
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 73%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 997
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 997
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 997
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
04:03 BST
(03:03 GMT)
High Tide
10:21 BST
(09:21 GMT)
Low Tide
16:19 BST
(15:19 GMT)
High Tide
22:42 BST
(21:42 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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