Newgale is a village with a three mile stretch of beach in the parish of Roch, Pembrokeshire, West Wales. The beach is situated in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and has rugged coastal scenery with the path winding up and down the cliffs.
Newgale is one of over 40 Welsh ‘Blue Flag’ beaches, which means it has the top certification for quality, cleanliness and facilities. The beach is backed by a large pebble wall or storm beach as defence against the high tides. Newgale is popular with holiday makers, windsurfers, surfers and canoeists throughout the summer months.
There are two caravan parks, a camping site, some shops and a pub, The Duke of Edinburgh Inn. The surf at Newgale is good for beginners, with the waves usually backing off a bit even on large swell. Surfing is best on the rising tide.
Newgale Beach Surf
Newgale in Pembrokeshire is an exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it’s not likley to be crowded.
Surf Forecast for Newgale Beach, Wales
How to read this surf forecast
Wave height refers to the size of the swell measured in open water close to the coastline. This means the actual size of the wave when it hits the beach may vary due to many factors including beach shape and orientation.
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|Last updated: 19-Aug-2018|