Rhyl

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Rhyl
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Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Sufficient

Today's forecast

No water quality warning issued

21 July 2018

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales

A popular family seaside resort with miles of sandy beaches, loads of attractions and amusements and a local harbour.

Activities

There’s lots to do here: there’s a fun fair, a children’s village, seasonal entertainments, a bowling green, crazy golf, a trip into the bay or you can book sea fishing at Rhyl’s Harbour. The Lifeboat Station is open daily and has interesting displays.

Wildlife and Walks

For those interested in marine life there is a sea-life centre and there is a promenade for those strolls by the sea.

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 Sufficient

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

No water quality warning issued

21 July 2018

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
Deep shelving beach Deep shelving beach

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 Rhyl

Food Food Toilets Toilets Shops Shops

Parking

 

Pay and display parking is by the beach.

Dog restrictions

 

There are dog restrictions between 1st May - 30th September.

Beach cleaning

No current information

Lifeguards

Yes.

Dates and times

Service provided by RLNI

Daily: 1st July - 3rd September 2017

Weekends: 10th June - 25th June 2017

May Half Term: 27th May - 4th June 2017

Please ensure you read beach notice boards for any changes to lifeguard service. Please see safety tab for more information on beach safety.