"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 Tuesday 22 May

06:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 80%
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Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WSW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
S
Pressure 1019
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
NE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 64%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
06:28 BST
(05:28 GMT)
High Tide
12:50 BST
(11:50 GMT)
Low Tide
18:57 BST
(17:57 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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