Scuba Diving Cardiff, Swansea 11th October 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 – 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. (

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.
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.

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.