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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 , Llantwit 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 – Stormy weather this next week with high winds and rain. Temperatures are higher than the previous week around 10 degrees. Most days will be 10 – 12 degrees accept for Wednesday and Thursday which will see temperatures drop below 10 degrees. The big weather will be the wind with gale force wind conditions through out the week especially Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday all into the 40mph Plus region of wind and predominantly from the West and South West. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80


WIND –  Very high winds throughout the week predominantly from the West and South West – forecast 36 West – Friday 6th December, 20 West 7th December, 46 West 8th December, 50 North West 9th December, 42 South 10th December 30 West 11th December and 40 South West 12th December. As you can see the wind is pretty epic all week.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  Very stormy seas this week, one to take your camera out to. Huge winds, huge swells, huge waves all making for very turbulent sea conditions all over South Wales. Need to take extreme caution if heading into the sea for any event or situation with these forecast conditions.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 05 December ft/ Friday 06 December 2019 9ft / Saturday 07 December 2019 7ft /Sunday 08 December 13ft/ Monday 09 December 2019 13ft / Tuesday 10 December 2019 11ft / Wednesday 11 December 11ft / Thursday 12 December 2019 14ft
HIGH TIDE – Friday 06th December 2019 – 1.58pm / 7.8 meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 11 DEGREES

SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – This week will see very stormy sea conditions unsuitable for all diving across the region, definitely a weekend to head inland. Even inland sites will have to be assessed with gale force winds and some days heavy rain. The stormy season has definitely kicked in and affected all aspects of sea diving.

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 , Llantwit 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 – Very Autumnal week ahead, rain for most days and high winds. Temperatures are still in double figures but will feel colder with the high winds especially from the East, Big Easterly winds coming through on Saturday so be aware of the colder air the Easterlies will bring. Also very strong high winds on Monday and Tuesday next week coming in from the South but temperatures will fell higher. Could be drier on Thursday next week as the rain breaks and winds could also drop giving a better day. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80

WIND –  Strong Easterly, Westerly and Southerly winds predicted for this week ahead. Saturday will see strong Easterlies up to 25mph bringing in colder winds then Monday and Tuesday will have strong Southerlies up to 37 mph. Wind will then change to Westerlies on Wednesday up to 28mph. Varied winds through the week and some days up to gale force. Check windguru for the Porthcawl and regional wind forecast.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  With varied strong winds and strong swells this will depend on the day for the sea state. Possibly the calmest day inshore will be Saturday with strong Easterly winds blowing offshore and calming the sea state for the local South Wales area, the swell is also lower on Saturday and calmer seas. The other days will be choppy and stormy especially Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with big Westerly and Southerly winds and big sea swells.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 21 November 4ft/ Friday 22 November 2019 4ft / Saturday 23 November 2019 2ft /Sunday 24 November 4ft/ Monday 25 November 2019 11ft / Tuesday 26 November 2019 8ft / Wednesday 27 November 12ft / Thursday 28 November 2019 8ft
HIGH TIDE – Friday 22nd November 2019 – 2.30pm / 8.54 meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 12 DEGREES

SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Stormy sea state, high winds, big swells, big surf all amount to unsuitable scuba diving conditions in the South Wales area. The Autumnal weather is definitely affecting the inshore conditions in the region with volatile entry and exit, rip currents, swells, all round sea state. In land sites in the area would definitely be more suitable not affected by wind, tide or swell.

PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver courses and PADI Divemaster – We are holding a pool session at Hebron Hall in Dinas Powys near Cardiff City center on Saturday 7th December. We shall be running the PADI Open Water Diver Course, PADI Advanced Open water Diver and PADI Rescue diver course as well as the usual PADI Divemaster course.

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 , Llantwit 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 – A little more settled this week with lighter spells of wind and lighter rain. Friday through to Wednesday should be dry and Wednesday and Thursday rain. Temperatures are between 7 – 10 degrees with colder temperatures on the nights. Winds are still quite strong with 20mph plus mainly Northerly and North Easterly the next few days. Monday has the lighter winds and then stronger winds between 20 – 28 mph South Westerly Tuesday through to Monday. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80

WIND –  Winds are predominantly Northerly over the next few days and stronger on Friday and Saturday up to 28 mph. Wind will decrease on Sunday and Monday and change strong 27 mph South Westerly on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Possible wind change to South Easterly on Thursday.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  Inshore conditions on the South Wales coast should generally be calm on Friday through to Monday and especially on Monday with Northerly winds predicted and light Northerlies on Monday. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday see a change in the week to Southerly winds up to 27 mph which will affect the sea state to stormy and choppy and rough sea states for these days.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 14 November 7ft/ Friday 15 November 2019 3ft / Saturday 16 November 2019 2ft /Sunday 17 November 2ft/ Monday 18 November 2019 1ft / Tuesday 19 November 2019 2ft / Wednesday 20 November 7ft / Thursday 21 November 2019 4ft
HIGH TIDE – Thursday 14 November 2019 – 7.55pm / 9.18 meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 12 DEGREES


SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Strong Northerly winds should clean up inshore conditions across South Wales therefore possible better sea conditions for diving on the coastline from Cardiff to Stackpole Quay. Conditions will change from Tuesday onwards as the winds change to a Southerly direction across the region bringing rougher inshore conditions. Sea state and swells will also be bigger and rougher on Tuesday onwards. Visibility will be minimal on all days due to previous conditions.

PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver courses and PADI Divemaster – We are currently running the PADI Open Water Diver course at Hebron Hall on the outskirts of Cardiff in Dinas Powys. The course is running on 7th December at Hebron Hall from 8am – 3pm on the Saturday session. We shall also be offering the PADI Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver courses.

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 , Llantwit 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 – This week again is very Autumnal with high winds and rain through the week. The wind will be coming strong from all directions especially on the weekend with strong winds from both North and South. Light rain through the week on odd days but not severe . Temperatures are 9-10 degrees nearly everyday and evening temperatures down to 5 degrees. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80

WIND –  Again changeable is the word for this week, the wind will be strong and gusty especially on the weekend up to 30 mph. The rest of the week will also see high winds into the mid 20’s. The direction is definitely unpredictable with winds coming in from all directions as we sit in the low pressure system. Saturday will have 30mph Southerlies and Sunday 30 mph Northerlies all in 24 hours.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  Generally big swells through the week and high winds. The days of Westerly and Southerly winds – Thursday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday will see the rougher seas with the swell and the winds creating stormy conditions. The other days will still have high winds but calmer inshore sea states due to the direction of the wind. Swells however will still be high with rough onshore conditions.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 07 November 48ft/ Friday 08 November 2019 4ft / Saturday 09 November 2019 5ft /Sunday 10 November 8ft/ Monday 11 November 2019 4ft / Tuesday 12 November 2019 8ft / Wednesday 13 November 6ft / Thursday 14 November 2019
HIGH TIDE – Thursday 07 November 2019 – 3pm / 8.03 meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 12 DEGREES

SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Weather conditions again are turbulent through the week with strong winds, big swells and heavy rain. Diving conditions are looking unsuitable on the local insure areas for the next few weeks with stormy inshore entry and exit areas along the coastline. The main area to dive may be in West Wales when the winds are Southerly in Martins Haven and St Brides areas of the coast. Inshore diving sites should be the better option with the conditions severe on the coastline.

PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver courses and PADI Divemaster – The PADI Open Water course is running at the moment with students from all over the country completing the course to become a fully qualified diver to be able to dive anywhere in the world up to 18 meters. The PADI Advanced Open Water course is the next level of qualification and we are offering the course as a continuous training programme through out the winter for all students who have completed the Open Water Diver qualification.

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 , Llantwit 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 – Autumnal weather is upon us this week a lot of wind and rain through the week and temperatures averaging 12 – 15 degrees. Winds will be high on certain days and from all directions. The highest winds will be on Saturday and Sunday with 30 mph+ Westerly winds. Also strong South Easterly winds on Thursday and Friday upto 26 mph. Wind drops slightly on Monday but picking up again on Tuesday and Wednesday. All in all a very changeable week of weather ahead. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80

WIND –  Very changeable winds over the next few days, Thursday will see high 26 mph Easterly and then the next few days will mainly be Westerly with strong winds up to 35 mph. The winds will then drop on Monday to 17 Westerlies and then back up again to stronger Southerly winds. So very inconsistent in direction and generally strong and gusting.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  The days that will see the calmest sea state will be the days with the Easterly winds coming offshore, calmer days will be Thursday and Tuesday. The rest of the days especially Friday Saturday and Sunday will have high Westerly winds and hugh swells therefore the seas will be rough on these days.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 31 October 4ft/ Friday 01 November 2019 6ft / Saturday 02 November 2019 13ft /Sunday 03 November 13ft/ Monday 04 November 2019 8ft / Tuesday 05 November 2019 5ft / Wednesday 06 November 4ft / Thursday 07 November 2019 4ft
HIGH TIDE – Thursday 31 October 2019 – 8.21pm / 9.59meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 13 DEGREES



SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Yet again another stormy and unsettled week ahead, strong winds, heavy rain and big sea swells means that conditions are not good for scuba diving this week. Visibility will be minimal in all areas especially close to Cardiff, Porthcawl, Swansea and up to West Wales. There will be a couple of days when the wind will be offshore which will settle the sea levels but the swells are still high effecting the entry and exit conditions as well as the underwater state. Even inland will be affected by the heavy rain again.

PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver courses and PADI Divemaster – We are continuing our training for the PADI Open water Diver course across the region and across the country. The students are completing the online theory and exams and attending the next pool session on 07th December 2019. We are also running the PADI Advanced Open water course and the PADI Rescue course’s. The PADI Divemaster course will also be continuous through out the year.



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 , Llantwit 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 – Very changeable and unpredictable this week ahead, heavy rain coming in for Friday and Saturday and strong winds. From Sunday onwards the weather will settle with light rain and lesser winds. From Saturday onwards the weather will feel colder with lower temperatures and high Easterly winds. The Friday and Saturday have been issued with a weather warning with the ground saturated and the rain level predicted but this could change with the wind blowing the rain through . We shall keep a constant update. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80

WIND –  Gale force winds on Saturday and Sunday up to 45 mph South Westerly are predicted. Sunday and Monday will ease back to 14 mph Easterly and then pick up to 24 mph Easterlies on Tuesday and Wednesday / Changeable winds for the next few days with varied directions and wind speeds.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  Friday and Saturday are going to be very rough in the Sea with high winds and huge swells across South Wales. The wind will be changing to Easterlies for the next part of the week so the sea state should be calmer and the swell is also dropping to give better conditions.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 24 October 6ft/ Friday 25 October 2019 5ft / Saturday 26 October 2019 14ft /Sunday 27 October 6ft/ Monday 28 October 2019 2ft / Tuesday 29 October 2019 2ft / Wednesday 30 October 2ft / Thursday 31 October 2019
HIGH TIDE – Thursday 24 October 2019 – 3.57pm / 8.5meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 14 DEGREES


SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Stormy conditions for the next 24 hours at least with high winds, big swells and heavy rain. This will affect the diving conditions in the area dramatically. There will be no scuba diving possible on the South wales coastline especially around Cardiff, Porthcawl, Swansea and Carmarthenshire for the next day or two. Looking to when the swell and the wind drops into next week with offshore winds predicted across the region and smaller swells which should allow for access into the water for many areas. Visibility will be low due to the recent spate of weather with high winds and big sea swells, even inland sites will be affected by the heavy rain over the past few days. Hopefully next weeks offshore winds and lower swells will see better diving conditions.

PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver courses and PADI Divemaster – The PADI system of diver education is now fully integrated to online learning and development. Students are now starting the course directly online to complete all their theoretical learning and scuba diver education, this online system can now be completed on the PADI Open water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue diver courses.

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 , Llantwit 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 – This week is a little more settles with dryer periods and lighter winds on most days. Some days may seem colder and fresher due to the Easterly winds . Temperatures are around the 13 degree level but feeling fresher on Sunday through to Thursday due to the wind directly. The stormier weather will be on Friday with high 35 mph winds from the West, winds will then vary from West to East to South, so constant monitoring will be required. Should be dry the rest of the week and wet again on Thursday. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80


WIND –  The highest wind will be today up to 35 mph Westerly, after the day the wind will drop to a calmer level with wind speeds around the 15mph level and from all directions with winds mainly coming from the East and North East next week.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  Friday will sea the stormier sea state conditions with high winds and big swells. Winds will then be dropping to a calmer level and the swell drops off considerably. The calmest sea days will be Wednesday and Tuesday next week, with lighter winds and very small swell.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Friday 18 October 2019 11ft / Saturday 19 October 2019 7ft /Sunday 20 October 3ft/ Monday 21 October 2019 1ft / Tuesday 22 October 2019 1ft / Wednesday 23 October 2ft / Thursday 24 October 2019 7ft
HIGH TIDE – Friday 18 October 2019 – 9.27pm / 9.01meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 14 DEGREES


SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Calmer conditions this week especially Sunday to Wednesday with lighter winds and calmer swells and sea states. Good conditions for diving on these days with the calmer conditions, however the visibility will not be good with the previous weather conditions making the water very turbid across the region.

PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver courses and PADI Divemaster – On the weekend we held the final dives for the PADI Open Water Diver Course, The PADI Advanced Open water diver course and the PADI Rescue Diver course. All students attending passed the courses with flying colours and will all hold certifications to dive anywhere in the world up to 18 and 30 meters.

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 , Llantwit 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 – Storms again this week with the worst days being Thursday and Friday giving readings of 35mph Westerly winds and very heavy rainfall especially on Friday. Weather warnings are in place for Friday and into the weekend. Saturday will start to calm down and Monday and Tuesday will be quite calm but most days will be wet with a little sunshine here and there. Wednesday will then pick up again with high South Easterly winds. Temperatures are around the 15 degrees bracket through the week but feeling colder in the Easterly winds. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80

WIND –  High winds through the week again especially on Friday with winds up to 36 mph South Westerlies. The rest of the week will have moderate winds around 20 mph except for Wednesday when the wind will pick up back to 33mph Southerly. Lighter winds will be on Tuesday and may be heading from the East.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  Sea state and swell will change dramatically through the week with very rough seas and huge swell on Friday and stormy again on Wednesday. The rest of the week will have moderate sea conditions and calmer on Tuesday with possibly lighter offshore winds.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 10 October 2019 8ft / Friday 11 October 2019 10ft / Saturday 12 September 2019 6ft /Sunday 13 October 5ft/ Monday 14 October 2019 4ft / Tuesday 15 October 2019 2ft / Wednesday 16 October 7ft / Thursday 10 October 2019
HIGH TIDE – Thursday 10 October 2019 – 6.06pm / 8.94meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 14 DEGREES

SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Very turbulent conditions on the coast this week, big winds and big swells again across the South Wales region with unsuitable diving conditions on most days this week. The only day may be Tuesday next week with lighter winds and lower swells.


PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver courses and PADI Divemaster – Again unsuitable diving conditions this week with bad weather, high winds, big swells and generally stormy conditions. This weekend we are heading inland to run the Open Water Diver course as well as the PADI Advanced Open Water course and the PADI Rescue Diver course. Matt, Emily, Johanna will be aiming for their PADI Open Water Diver, Gemma on the PADI Advanced Open Water and Ben on the PADI Rescue Diver.

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 , Llantwit 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 – Heavy weather this week with gale force winds and heavy rain nearly everyday and especially over the next few days. Heavy Rain from Thursday through to Monday and weather warnings in certain areas of the country. Temperatures will be moderate at 14 – 15 degrees and winds high and mainly Westerly. Very high winds on Friday and this will push the rain through quickly in the region. Need to keep a careful eye on the weather this week as it is very turbulant. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80)


WIND –  Big week of wind ahead, Thursday will be quiet with settled Easterly winds, Friday will pick up considerably with winds up to 35mph and the same on Saturday coming from the East. Sunday and Monday will drop to 20mph but then pick back up to gale force on Tuesday and possibly Wednesday. Wind direction will change to Southerly and Westerly from Sunday onwards.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  Sea state will be calm on Thursday and calm on inshore waters on Friday and Saturday even with the high winds as the direction will be offshore for most inshore areas. As the wind turns to Southerly and Westerly the conditions will change dramatically and the sea will become rougher especially on Tuesday and Wednesday as the wind gets higher and so does the swell up to 11 foot on Tuesday.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 19 September 2019 2ft / Friday 20 September 2019 2ft / Saturday 21 September 2019 1ft /Sunday 22 September 4ft/ Monday 23 September 2019 4ft / Tuesday 24 September 2019 11ft / Wednesday 25 September 9ft / Thursday 26 September 2019
HIGH TIDE – Thursday 19 September 2019 – 9.51am / 8.79meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 16 DEGREES

SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Definitely no scuba diving on the South Wales coast this week, huge winds, big swells, big surf and unsuitable for all diving over the next few days. Visibility will be down to zero and entrance and exits will be treacherous. Better to go inland but even they will be affected by the weather will heavy rain affecting the visibility in all inland sites.

PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver courses and PADI Divemaster – The conditions may be unsuitable for scuba diving on the South Wales coastline but we are still training students to become PADI Open Water Diver’s , PADI Advanced Divers and PADI Rescue divers. We are in Hebron Hall in Dinas Powys on Saturday 05th October with students from all over South Wales.

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 , Llantwit 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 – Big week of weather ahead with strong gale force winds on the way and stormy conditions. The best day will be Thursday with light Easterly winds and dry clear weather with temperatures up to 19 degrees. Friday and Saturday will also both ebe dry and sunny but the difference is there will be strong gale force winds from the East up to 35mph which will also feel cold in the dry clear skies. Sunday and Monday the winds will drop to around 20 mph and Change to a Southerly direction but Sunday through to Wednesday may see spells of heavy rainfall especially on Monday. Temperatures will still be up to 18 degrees but feeling colder in the wind and rain. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80)


WIND –  Big week of wind ahead, Thursday will be quiet with settled Easterly winds, Friday will pick up considerably with winds up to 35mph and the same on Saturday coming from the East. Sunday and Monday will drop to 20mph but then pick back up to gale force on Tuesday and possibly Wednesday. Wind direction will change to Southerly and Westerly from Sunday onwards.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  Sea state will be calm on Thursday and calm on inshore waters on Friday and Saturday even with the high winds as the direction will be offshore for most inshore areas. As the wind turns to Southerly and Westerly the conditions will change dramatically and the sea will become rougher especially on Tuesday and Wednesday as the wind gets higher and so does the swell up to 11 foot on Tuesday.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 19 September 2019 2ft / Friday 20 September 2019 2ft / Saturday 21 September 2019 1ft /Sunday 22 September 4ft/ Monday 23 September 2019 4ft / Tuesday 24 September 2019 11ft / Wednesday 25 September 9ft / Thursday 26 September 2019
HIGH TIDE – Thursday 19 September 2019 – 9.51am / 8.79meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 16 DEGREES

SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – From Friday onwards the scuba diving conditions will be changing dramatically. Strong winds, heavy rain, big swells, big surf and stormy sea’s will make the diving conditions in the area unsuitable for all levels of diver even the most experienced. The visibility will also be highly affected with the stormy conditions blowing out any visibility that may have held over the past few days. Definitely a time to head inland to protected sites from the conditions.

PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver courses and PADI Divemaster – With the poor diving conditions the better option will be to head inland to the several dive sites scattered through the country. We are in the process of training our PADI Open Water Diver students for their full qualification to be able to dive anywhere in the world to 18 meters. We are also teaching the PADI Advanced and Rescue diver courses as well as the on going Divemaster which runs continuous throughout the duration of the course and year.