"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 Wednesday 22 August

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 92%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 98%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 5mph.
N
Pressure 1016
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
ENE
Pressure 1016
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:00 BST
(00:00 GMT)
High Tide
06:17 BST
(05:17 GMT)
Low Tide
13:37 BST
(12:37 GMT)
High Tide
18:46 BST
(17:46 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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