Trefor

Gwynedd

Trefor
© Geograph

Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Not tested

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

A sand and pebble bay on the north coast of wales and on the northerly part of the Lleyn Peninsula. Trefor has a pier, making a small tidal harbour.

Activities

Boating is popular here. Explore the LlÅ·n Peninsula - Visit Snowdonia have more information on walking, cycle routes and more information on the Peninsula here: https://www.visitsnowdonia.info/lln_peninsula-21.aspx

Wildlife and Walks

There is a coast path and stunning scenery. North Wales Wildlife Trust’s Caeau Tan y Bwlch reserve is not far to the north and Snowdonia National Park is east. Anglesey is also not too far.

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

There is currently no weather forecast for this beach.

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Tide times

Potential hazards at this beach

Tidal cut-off Tidal cut-off
Deep shelving beach Deep shelving beach
Strong winds Strong winds

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 Trefor

Toilets Toilets Slipway Slipway

Parking

 

Parking available next to the beach and is free.

Dog restrictions

 

Restrictions apply.

Beach cleaning

No current information

Lifeguards

None.