Caerfai

Dyfed

Caerfai
© Geograph

Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Excellent

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales

Caerfai Bay is a small rocky cove nestling between spectacular cliffs, located a mile from St David’s. At low tide a sandy beach is revealed. Access is via a steep and winding cliff path. Caerfai Bay forms part of the Heritage Coast.

Activities

Swimming, sea-canoeing and sea-angling take place from the beach.

Wildlife and Walks

The area around the beach has superb walks and wildlife; contact St David’s Tourist Information Centre. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path runs above the beach and has lovely scenic views of the cliffs and seabirds.

What's tested here?

Water samples are taken at this designated bathing water by Natural Resources Wales, during the bathing season, 15th May to 30th September.
Find out more about designated bathing waters.

High levels of bacteria in the water can indicate pollution from sewage treatment works or polluted rain water draining from the land.
Where does pollution comes from and how can you help?

Water quality can be reduced for up to 72 hours after heavy rain. Look out for temporary signs at the beach and on our website.

Annual classification

2017 Excellent

What does this mean?

At the end of every bathing season the water quality is classified as either:

Excellent — the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest

Good — generally good water quality

Sufficient — meets minimum standards

Poor — You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales
More information about potential pollution sources and improvement plans.

Weather

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Tide times

Facilities at Caerfai

Campsite Campsite Food Food Toilets Toilets Shops Shops

Parking

 

A free car park is situated above the cliff.

Dog restrictions

 

Dogs are allowed.

Beach cleaning

Beach cleaned daily during the summer.

Lifeguards

None.