Newport North

Dyfed

Newport North
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Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Good

Today's forecast

Pollution forecasts will resume on 1st May

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales

Very popular 1.5 mile flat sandy beach backed by sand dunes. Local estuary attracts bird watchers. Good access for families and disabled. Seaside activities include swimming and fishing.

Activities

Swimming, fishing, boating and golf are popular here. Beach users should be aware of cars parking on the beach.

Wildlife and Walks

There is wonderful bird life in and around the estuary. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Coastal Path runs past the beach - for details of walking routes, see here: http://www.pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk/?PID=390

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 Good

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

Pollution forecasts will resume on 1st May

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

Weather

This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office

Tide times

Potential hazards at this beach

Strong currents Strong currents
Tidal cut-off Tidal cut-off

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 Newport North

Toilets Toilets Bins Bins Slipway Slipway

Parking

 

There is a car park next to the beach - a charge applies.

Dog restrictions

 

Dogs are allowed.

Beach cleaning

Beach manually cleaned daily by the council.

Lifeguards

None.