Notice to Mariners – 03 of 2020 – Openwater Swimming Event

We have been made aware that there will be approximately 120 participants swimming 4 kilometers from Ogmore-by-sea to Porthcawl on Sunday 20th September 2020. The swimmers will enter the water at Ogmore-by-sea in groups of 20 to 25 starting at 08:45 and a number of water rescue vessels will be in the area to support the swimmers. The final wave of swimmers will enter the water at 10:45.


All swimmers will be wearing tow-floats to identify them in the water but please navigate the waters with care, particularly when accessing or egressing the marina. A number of yellow special markers will also be placed to assist swimmers to keep on course.