Scuba Diving Cardiff, Swansea 19th December 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 – Wet and wild weather for Christmas week ahead, most days will see rain and strong winds up to 33 mph. The worst of the weather will be over the weekend with very strong Westerly winds and rain. Temperatures will be quite mild for the time of year but you will definitely need your waterproofs. Winds will mainly be strong Westerlies with a few days of Southerly. Christmas Eve may see dry weather and and Christmas day the wind may drop and give a break from the stronger winds and gales. (

WIND –  High winds again this week predominantly from the West, winds will reach up to 33 mph on Sunday from the West. There will also be strong Southerly winds on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday swinging West to South . The wind will drop on Wednesday to a gently Easterly 5 mph.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  Very choppy seas all through the week with strong Westerly and Southerly winds and huge swells and surf along the channel. The roughest day will be Sunday with 32 mph Westerly winds and 20 foot swells causing very rough sea state. Wednesday may be perfectly calm after the storm with smaller swells and gently off shore winds.
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 19 December 9ft/ Friday 20 December 2019 10ft / Saturday 21 December 2019 11ft /Sunday 22 December 20ft/ Monday 23 December 2019 13ft / Tuesday 24 December 2019 6ft / Wednesday 25 December 5ft / Thursday 19 December 2019 ft
HIGH TIDE – Thursday 19th December 2019 – 11.32am / 8.5 meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 11 DEGREES

SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Stormy seas, high winds, big swells and cold air will cause unsuitable conditions for scuba diving in South Wales this week. The entrance and exit areas will be to volatile for safe entry and exit to diving sites. The better areas will be inland sites across the region with protected areas for scuba diving.

PADI AND SSI SCUBA DIVING COURSES 19TH DECEMBER 2019 – Through the christmas season scuba diving students will still be learning how to dive through the PADI and Scuba School International training system. They two systems are the two main training agencies in the world offering courses from complete novice to International Instructor. The winter season is now here but there is still chance of diving if lighter winds and lower swells and calmer sea states prevail.

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.