Cardiff, Swansea, Scuba Diving 21.12.2019

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Scuba Diving Conditions Report for South Wales, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Llanelli , Camarthen regions

ACTIVITIES – Scuba Diving, Sub Aqua, Scuba, Free Diving, Snorkelling

LOCAL AREA – South Wales, Cardiff CF105BZ , Porthcawl CF365DH , Swansea SA20AY , Bridgend CF311BB , Southerndown CF320RN , Newport NP202UW ,Ogmore by Sea CF320PH , Llantwitt Major , Oxwich Bay SA31LS , Aberavon SA12 6QP , Stackpole Quay SA715DZ , Llanelli SA154SG .

SITE LOCATION – Sker Beach, Limeslade Bay, langland Bay, Oxwich Bay, Stackpole Quay

WEATHER –  Variable this week with wet and dry weather Saturday is dry and then Sunday, Monday wet, Tuesday and onwards is looking dryer. The wind is high at the beginning of the week and again easing off from Tuesday onwards. The temperature is generally around 6 – 11 Degrees. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80)

WATER TEMPERATURE – 11 Degrees

WIND – High Westerly winds on the weekend easying off into next week, highest winds on Saturday and Monday up to 30 mph. Winds will ease into the week and mainly from an Easterly direction. https://magicseaweed.com/Southerndown-Surf-Report/4321/)

SEA STATE AND SWELL – Stormy seas over the weekend with big Westerly winds, upto 30 mph. The seas will be choppy and stormy over this period but then winds are easing and so will the seas and by the end of the week the sea will be quite flat and calm. (https://magicseaweed.com/Southerndown-Surf-Report/4321/)

SWELL – 3 – 9 feet

TIDES

High4:48AM8.95m
Low10:59AM2.12m
High5:11PM9.16m
Low11:20PM1.88m
First Light7:36AM
Sunrise8:16AM
Sunset4:09PM
Last Light4:50PM

Visibility – 0 – 1 meters

Scuba Diving Report for South Wales, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Porthcawl, Port talbot, Stackpole Quay
No real change in conditions over the weekend, high winds and stormy seas will create very bad diving conditions. The winds and seas will be easing off at the end of next week and creating safer conditions for scuba diving across the region. Visibility will be poor all over South Wales.
The PADI Open water courses and still in full flow over the seasonal period, PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Diver and PADI Rescue diver courses are all being run throughout the year with students attending from all over South Wales.
Have a Great Christmas and New Year and Keep Diving!!

PADI Scuba Diving Courses

Want to learn to Scuba Dive? Ocean Quest are a PADI® International award winning dive centre, running courses across South Wales, including Cardiff, Swansea, Bridgend and Porthcawl.