Scuba Diving Cardiff, Swansea 08th August 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 , 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 ahead, weather has definitely changed for the worse, very high winds, thunderstorms, heavy rain we have it all especially over the weekend. Saturday will be the big day with gale force winds up to 45 mph and possible thunderstorms and heavy rain. The weather on Monday may quieten down for a while before the rain and wind comes back . Generally winds are high and most days wet. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80)

WIND –  Strong winds predicted for the next few days mainly from the South and West with the low pressure over the country, Friday and Saturday will have the strongest winds of upto 45mph Westerlies. The rest of the week is also high winds especially Tuesday with a dropping down on Monday.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  With the high winds there will be very stormy seas especially Friday and Saturday. Choppy waters on Friday, Saturday, Tuesday especially with the winds coming up the channel from West and South West. Could have calmer seas on Monday.
https://magicseaweed.com/Porthcawl-Rest-Bay-Surf-Report/1449/
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 08 August 2019 3ft / Friday 09 August 2019 6ft / Saturday 10 August 2019 16ft /Sunday 11 August 9 ft/ Monday 12 August 2019 4ft / Tuesday 13 August 2019 4ft / Wednesday 14 August 16ft / Thursday 15 August 2019
HIGH TIDE – Thursday 08 August 2019 – 12.46pm / 8.21meters


SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Weather is very bad across the South Wales region covering the scuba diving in Cardiff, Swansea, Llanelli, Burry Port, Carmarthen. Very high winds and Heavy rain are predicted over the next few days making the conditions for scuba diving very bad. Big swells and very stormy waters and conditions would make diving in the local area very volatile so our advise is to stay out of the water this weekend. Even Inland sites will be affected but may be the only option to dive this weekend.

PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver courses – Even with the bad weather we are still teaching people accross the country especially in South Wales. We are running the PADI Open Water Diver Course and the PADI Rescue diver course with students across South Wales. A good course for all people is the Emergency First Response course teaching first aid and basic care for in the home, workplace and from the water. The next PADI Open Water Course will be held on 7th September 2019.


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.