Gorge Walking, Gorge Scrambling, Canyoning near Cardiff, Swansea and South Wales: The river levels are looking quite low currently due to the lack of rainfall meaning the jumps are the gorge will be higher due to the reduced river levels. For those going canyoning on the weekend be prepared for the cold shock as you hit the water, it may be warm in the sun however, as soon as you hit that river you’ll have a big shock to your system, so as always wear wetsuits, buoyancy aids and helmets. Saturday and Sunday are set to rain to after those days the river levels should pick up however, due to the lack of rain the ground will be dry and the water will flash through. For those going on Sunday or Monday be wary of this.
Coasteering near Cardiff, Swansea in South Wales - Coasteering is looking great this week with the swell at very low levels, rarely reaching 3ft. Specific wind conditions on the day will play a part however so use magicseaweed for any specific conditions day by day. You must check the tide readings as the event can only be conducted on the High tide region.
Surfing and Surf Kayaking Due to the lack of swell the surfing and kayaking scene isn’t looking to good this week. However, it’s the perfect time to go exploring on a sea kayak as the waves will be low, making it easy to get out the back and in safely. The wind is very erratic this week so for the safest information, check magicseaweed for on sight information on the day.
Events and Activities - This weekend see’s John and the lads on a stag due up the brecon beacons. I hope they’re ready for some big jumps due to the low river level, it won’t be for the feint hearted. Then later in the week see’s Hank and a few friends coasteering in Ogmore-by-Sea with the perfect swell this week is giving.