Rest Bay is an expanse of firm golden sand backed by low cliffs. The beach has plenty of parking available with cafes near by. It is a popular resort for a variety of watersports including surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing.
Beach type: Sand
Nearest town: Porthcawl
Local authority: Bridgend Council
OS Grid Reference: SS800778
Tourist Information Centre
Old Police Station
Phone 01656 786 639
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Forecast for Monday 21 August
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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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