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Bathing water information for Youghal Front Strand BeachYoughal Front Strand Beach

Location: Cork (Cork County Council)

No Bathing Water Quality Issues

Awards: Blue Flag
Excellent Water QualityCurrent Water Quality: Excellent
Last Sampled: Mon. Sep. 04 2023

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About Youghal Front Strand Beach

Youghal Front Strand is a gently sloping sandy beach with a concrete promenade area to the rear for most of the length of the beach. Around 100m to the south west, there is a small area of the proposed NHA, Ballyvergan Marsh NHA, (Site Code 000078). Activities include surfing, windsurfing, canoeing and angling.. View available amenities and tide information at

Latest Annual Bathing Water Quality Report

Youghal Front Strand beach is classified as achieving Excellent Water Quality in 2022 based on the assessment of bacteriological results for the period 2019 to 2022. Youghal Front Strand beach achieved an Excellent Water Quality Rating in 2021, and had a Good Water Quality rating in 2020 and 2019. Annual water quality ratings are generally calculated using monitoring results over a four-year period and are assessed against stringent bacterial limits to protect bather health.