Scuba Diving Cardiff, Swansea 22nd November 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 – Very Autumnal week ahead, rain for most days and high winds. Temperatures are still in double figures but will feel colder with the high winds especially from the East, Big Easterly winds coming through on Saturday so be aware of the colder air the Easterlies will bring. Also very strong high winds on Monday and Tuesday next week coming in from the South but temperatures will fell higher. Could be drier on Thursday next week as the rain breaks and winds could also drop giving a better day. (

WIND –  Strong Easterly, Westerly and Southerly winds predicted for this week ahead. Saturday will see strong Easterlies up to 25mph bringing in colder winds then Monday and Tuesday will have strong Southerlies up to 37 mph. Wind will then change to Westerlies on Wednesday up to 28mph. Varied winds through the week and some days up to gale force. Check windguru for the Porthcawl and regional wind forecast.
SEA STATE and SWELL –  With varied strong winds and strong swells this will depend on the day for the sea state. Possibly the calmest day inshore will be Saturday with strong Easterly winds blowing offshore and calming the sea state for the local South Wales area, the swell is also lower on Saturday and calmer seas. The other days will be choppy and stormy especially Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with big Westerly and Southerly winds and big sea swells.
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 21 November 4ft/ Friday 22 November 2019 4ft / Saturday 23 November 2019 2ft /Sunday 24 November 4ft/ Monday 25 November 2019 11ft / Tuesday 26 November 2019 8ft / Wednesday 27 November 12ft / Thursday 28 November 2019 8ft
HIGH TIDE – Friday 22nd November 2019 – 2.30pm / 8.54 meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 12 DEGREES

SCUBA DIVING WALES, SOUTH WALES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, LLANELLI, CARMARTHENSHIRE – Stormy sea state, high winds, big swells, big surf all amount to unsuitable scuba diving conditions in the South Wales area. The Autumnal weather is definitely affecting the inshore conditions in the region with volatile entry and exit, rip currents, swells, all round sea state. In land sites in the area would definitely be more suitable not affected by wind, tide or swell.

PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver courses and PADI Divemaster – We are holding a pool session at Hebron Hall in Dinas Powys near Cardiff City center on Saturday 7th December. We shall be running the PADI Open Water Diver Course, PADI Advanced Open water Diver and PADI Rescue diver course as well as the usual PADI Divemaster course.

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.