"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Ogmore Central Beach

Popular west facing beach of mixed sand and pebbles, two miles long, at mouth of the river Ogmore. Suffers very badly from litter and refuse, but still popular with families, surfers and canoeists. The beach has a surf club and toilets but no other immediate facilities apart from an omni-present ice cream van. Great local pubs half mile up river by Ogmore Castle.

Beach type: sand & pebbles

Nearest town: Bridgend

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: SS862745

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Things to see and do near Ogmore Central Beach

  • Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes (2m)
  • Sadie and Franks (3m)
  • Ewenny Pottery (3m)
  • Claypits Pottery (3m)
  • Bridgend Recreation Centre (4m)
  • JumpINGym (4m)
  • Once Upon A Playtime (4m)

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 17 January

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 68%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
W
Pressure 1012
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 90%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 98%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 92%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
00:13 GMT
High Tide
06:35 GMT
Low Tide
12:32 GMT
High Tide
18:53 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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Popular west facing beach of mixed sand and pebbles, two miles long, at mouth of the river Ogmore. Suffers very badly from litter and refuse, but still popular with families, surfers and canoeists. The beach has a surf club and toilets but no other immediate facilities apart from an omni-present ice cream van. Great local pubs half mile up river by Ogmore Castle.

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