Colwyn Bay - Marine Road

Gwynedd

Colwyn Bay - Marine Road
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Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Not tested

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Popular Victorian seaside resort with long beach of sand and shingle and promenade seafront walk with cafes, shops and kiosks. Local attractions include Dinosaur World, Eirias park, and the Welsh Mountain zoo.

Activities

Sailing and fishing are popular here. There are children’s areas and a paddling pool. There is no zoning in place for water sports activities.

Wildlife and Walks

Look out for seabirds, waders and the occasional seal and dolphin can be spotted. For walks there is the dual purpose promenade.

What's tested here?

Water samples are not taken at this beach because it has not been designated as a bathing water and there is no voluntary sampling.
Why isn't this a designated bathing water?

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 Not tested

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.

Weather

This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office

Tide times

Potential hazards at this beach

This beach is not yet classified, please see our safety tips below or contact the local beach operator for further information.


Lifeguarded locations - top five safety tips

Non-lifeguarded locations For those who can’t make it to a lifeguarded beach

For more information visit rnli.org.uk.

Facilities at Colwyn Bay - Marine Road

Food Food Toilets Toilets Shops Shops Bins Bins Slipway Slipway

Parking

 

There is parking near the beach.

Dog restrictions

 

Dogs are allowed.

Beach cleaning

Beach cleaned regularly

Lifeguards

None.