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Breakwater Beach

Located In Port Hood
Where To Find Us
40 Court St
Port Hood, NS B0E 2W0
Areas Served Inverness County
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Description & Services
Information Breakwater Beach is well protected by Port Hood Island and a rock breakwater. Water temperatures vary between 22 and 24 degrees C. The water is very shallow in places due to sandbars, allowing the water to heat up early in the season and stay warm. Lifeguard service provided July and August. 
Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible
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Tags Beaches ; Canoe/Kayak ; Cape Breton Connect ; Recreation Categories ; Running ; Sail ; Scuba ; Sea Kayaking ; Swimming ; Tourism ; Volleyball