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 - August has thrown up its usual bag of tricks, yet again another year and another week of high winds , heavy rain, cooler temperatures and stormy conditions. This week will have it all high winds coming from the West and the South for most part of the week especially Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Temperatures are around 16 - 19 degrees. Heavy rain predicted for Friday and into Saturday and rain into Sunday. Dryer for the early part of next week and moderate but lighter winds. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80)
WIND - High Westerly and Southerly winds for the next few days, 25mph Thursday, 35mph Friday, 27mph Saturday, 28mph Sunday. Winds will ease slightly the beginning of next week. The main direction of the wind all week will be West, South Westerly across the South Wales region.
SEA STATE and SWELL - Very choppy stormy seas for the next few days with high Westerly and Southerly winds and big wind and ground swells in the Channel. Inshore and off shore will be stormy and blown out for most of the weekend and into next week.
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 15 August 2019 7ft / Friday 16 August 2019 9ft / Saturday 17 August 2019 8ft /Sunday 18 August 7 ft/ Monday 19 August 2019 7ft / Tuesday 20 August 2019 5ft / Wednesday 21 August 4ft / Thursday 22 August 2019
HIGH TIDE - Thursday 15 August 2019 - 7.27pm / 9.1meters WATER TEMPERATURE - 16 DEGREES
SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE - High Winds, Choppy Seas, heavy rain generally low pressure stormy weather for the next few days. General diving conditions are bad at the moment across the whole of South Wales. Definitely need to head inland but evan inland sites will be affected by the rain wash off on Friday and Saturday. The visibility will be bad throughout the regions coastlines and also entrance and exit conditions are not suitable. Might be a good idea to hang your fins up and get your surfboards out.
PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver courses - The main season for us is just about to start in September and October. We are in the process of running the PADI Open Water Diver Course for the South Wales region including Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and the South Wales region. The online theory is on going and the next pool session is on 07th September 2019 in Hebron Hall in Dinas Powys near to Cardiff. Students from all over the area including Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, South Wales. We are also running the PADI Advanced Open water Diver course and the PADI Rescue Diver Course.