Scuba Diving South Wales 15 March 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 , Llantwitt Major , Oxwich Bay SA31LS , Aberavon SA12 6QP , Stackpole Quay SA715DZ , Llanelli SA154SG .

SITE LOCATION – Sker Beach, Limeslade Bay, langland Bay, Oxwich Bay, Stackpole Quay

DATE 15TH MARCH 2019 to 21st MARCH 2019

WEATHER –   Storm Gareth is bringing in High Winds and driving rain over the weekend throughout the South Wales region and over the mountains in Brecon Beacons. The forecast for the next few days is wet and windy with Yellow warnings for storm Gareth. From Sunday onward the weather is settling with lighter winds and dryer conditions. Temperatures will be up to 11 degrees  ( (


WIND –  Very strong winds over the next few days up to 50 mph from storm Gareth. Mainly Westerly direction through the week. Settling from Sunday onward with Westerly 10 mph winds.

SEA STATE AND SWELL –   Very stormy seas over the next few days with storm Gareth coming in from the West. Up to 50 mph Westerly winds, causing very stormy seas. They will settle from Sunday onwards with lighter winds down to 10mph.(

SWELL and SURF Forecast 

Friday 15th March 13 feet

Saturday 16th March 2019 14 feet

Sunday 17th March 2019 12 feet

Monday 18th March 2019 5 feet

Tuesday 19th March 4 feet

Wednesday 20th March 2 feet

Thursday 21st March 3 feet


Visability – 0 – 1 meter
Extremely poor conditions for scuba diving over the next few days, storm Gareth is bringing in very high winds and stormy seas creating poor Scuba diving conditions with very stormy sea state. The end of the week is settleing down with lighter winds and smaller swells but the visibility will still be very low.
Over the next few weeks we will be running the PADI Open Water Referral Diver and the PADI Open Water Diver courses across South wales and the UK. Travelling to Bolton, London and Birmingham to offer the PADI scuba diving system to students across the country.

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.