Scuba Diving Cardiff, Swansea 18th 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 – 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. (

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.
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.

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.