Scuba Diving Cardiff, Swansea 16th January 2020

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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 – Starting off Wet over the next few days and milder with temperatures up to 10 degrees also with high winds firstly South Westerly up to 30 mph on Thursday and Friday South East up to 40 mph. The weather will then get colder, dryer and settle down with lighter winds from the North. Saturday will have winds up to 25 mph Westerly but settling down to lower 5 mph Northerly. On some nights the weather will drop to freezing . (

WIND –  High winds on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with South Westerly 30 mph winds on Thursday, 40 mph South Easterlies on Friday and 25 mph Westerlies on Saturday. From Sunday onwards the winds will change Northerly and lighter dropping down to 3 mph.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  Stormy seas on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with higher winds and bigger swells. The roughest day will be Thursday and Friday with the higher winds. From Sunday onwards the winds will drop and the sea state will calm down considerably will still calm seas on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 16 January 2020 9ft/ Friday 17 January 2020 10ft / Saturday 18 January 2020 7ft /Sunday 19 January 2020 4ft/ Monday 20 january 2020 3ft / Tuesday 21 January 2020 6ft / Wednesday 22 January 2020 6ft / Thursday 23 January 2020 ft
HIGH TIDE – Wednesday 15th January – 9.53pm / 8.99 meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 9 DEGREES

SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE 16th January 2020 – The later part of the week and the weekend will have strong winds and large swells creating poor scuba diving conditions across South Wales especially Cardiff, Swansea, Newport areas. Wind will drop into next week and so will the swell which will allow better entry and exit conditions for the area. Visibility however will be minimal need to keep close inshore. PADI Open water Diver Courses and PADI Advanced Open Water courses will be continuing through the year with Open water diver sessions later as the water gets more accessible and comfortable. There are also SSI Open Water Scuba Diving Courses in Cardiff, Swansea and Newport.

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.