Scuba Diving Conditions Report for South Wales, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Llanelli , Camarthen regions
Date - 05th October 2018
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
WEATHER - Mixed weather dry most of the week but heavy rain on Saturday morning also very strong winds Saturday and Wednesday. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80)
WATER TEMPERATURE - 15 Degrees
WIND - High winds coming in for Saturday and Wednesday predicted at the moment, upto 35mph on Saturday and 30mph on Wednesday. The rest of the week is also varied with gusting winds up to 20 mph. (https://magicseaweed.com/Southerndown-Surf-Report/4321/)
SEA STATE AND SWELL - Wind direction will pay a key part in the sea state as there may be Easterly winds on Saturday and low swell which will be good for for the sea state on the Southern and Western facing shorelines. Choppy stormy seas as winds change to westerlies in the week. (https://magicseaweed.com/Southerndown-Surf-Report/4321/)
SWELL - 1 - 11foot
Visibility - 0 - 1 meters
Poor sea conditions through into next week, possibility of diveable conditions on Saturday as the wind is high but offshore and the swell is low, however visibility will be low as the swell and winds have been high.
We are running the PADI Open Water Diver course on Saturday at Hebron Hall in Dinas Powys in Cardiff, there are students from all over South Wales including Cardiff, swansea, Newport, Bridgend and Porthcawl.