Scuba Diving Conditions Report for South Wales, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Llanelli , Camarthen regions
Date - 18th August 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 - Over cast, cloudy, unsettled, windy, rain unpredictable generally over the next few days in the South Wales region (http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80)
WATER TEMPERATURE - 18 Degrees
WIND - Winds are fresh and high over the next few days up untill Wednesday, strong Westerlies so back to normal after periods of Easterlies ranging 12mph - 30 mph (https://magicseaweed.com/Southerndown-Surf-Report/4321/)
SEA STATE AND SWELL - Rough seas for the next few days with the high winds especially along the channel with the strong Westerlies (https://magicseaweed.com/Southerndown-Surf-Report/4321/)
SWELL - 2 foot - 7 foot Max
Visibility - 1 - 3 meters
Looks like the weather has changed and the good diving conditions have gone, strong Westerly winds and stormy conditions are effecting the visibility and entrance and exit safety on all sites across South Wales.
We have held the PADI Open water diver course with 6 students today, all have completed the first two Open Water dives and are now progressing to complete the final two tomorrow afternoon. We are also running the PADI Advanced Open Water diver and the PADI Rescue diver courses. The students will be receiving the full PADI Open Water diver qualification on successful completion of the fou dives