"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthor (Oer) Beach

A sandy bay on the north coast of the Lleyn peninsula, popular with bodyboarder due to the waves that break on large swells.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Abersoch

Local authority: Gwynedd Council

OS Grid Reference: SH166299

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Things to see and do near Porthor (Oer) Beach

  • Biscuit Ceramic Art Studio and Cafe (9m)

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 Tuesday 12 December

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 89%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 7mph.
SW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
NW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
03:30 GMT
Low Tide
10:23 GMT
High Tide
15:53 GMT
Low Tide
23:14 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 on the north coast of the Lleyn peninsula, popular with bodyboarder due to the waves that break on large swells.

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