GORGE WALKING, GORGE SCRAMBLING AND CANYONING OUTDOOR ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES REPORT FOR SOUTH WALES, CARDIFF, SWANSEA BRECON BEACONS AREAS
WEATHER – Slightly milder this week but still high South Westerly and Westerly winds for the next few days. Temperatures are around 11 degrees up until Tuesday and then dropping on Tuesday and Wednesday next week. The next five days will see a lot of rain fall again up until Tuesday next week with the higher winds and milder temperatures. The main weather front will be on saturday with 34 mph Westerlies and rain for most of the day. Tuesday and Wednesday next week will be drier and colder . http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80
RIVER LEVEL and TEMPERATURE – 0.40 meters high and 6 Degrees (http://rloi.naturalresources.wales/ViewDetails?station=4121)
EXPECTED RIVER LEVEL OVER NEXT 72 HOURS – 0.40 -meters – .80 meters
GORGE WALKING, GORGE SCRAMBLING, CANYONING CONDITIONS REPORT 30.01.2020 – At the moment the river levels are perfect for Gorge Walking, Gorge Scrambling and Canyoning at .4 meters, this however will rise as the rainfall increases through out the week. River levels will get high for Canyoning first and then for Gorge activities turning into swift water throughout the region. The next few days will see river levels under . 5 meters which is good for all events but higher will mean Canyoning being unsuitable.
COASTEERING CARDIFF, SWANSEA, PORTHCAWL, CARMARTHEN PREDICTED WEEKLY REPORT 3oth January 2020 – Coasteering is definitely no go local to Porthcawl this week and for the next few day. The swell is high, the surf is big and the wind is gale force. Rough seas will cause unsuitable conditions for coasteering. There may be a possibility in more sheltered areas on Thursday with the incoming high tide and possibility Wednesday next week.
WIND – High winds again this week mainly from the West and South Westerly directions. Winds generally around the 30 mph Westerly and South Westerly every day with the highest winds on Saturday up to 34 mph. Also Tuesday may see winds of up to 34 mph and possibly into Wednesday next week.
SEA STATE and SWELL – Rough seas predicted for this week, high winds, big surf and big swells all causing inshore and off shore rough sea conditions. Main days will be Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday for the roughest seas.
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Thursday 30 January 2020 4ft/ Friday 31 January 2020 8ft / Saturday 01 February 2020 11ft /Sunday 02 February 2020 7ft/ Monday 03 February 2020 14ft / Tuesday 04 February 2020 10ft /Wednesday 05 February 2020 4ft / Thursday 06 February 2020 ft
HIGH TIDE – Thursday 30th January – 9.42pm / 8.33 meters WATER TEMPERATURE – 9 DEGREES
SUMMARY CONDITIONS REPORT FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES 30th JANUARY 2020 – Good conditions for the next couple of days for Gorge Walking and Gorge Scrambling. Canyoning is also looking good but may be affected by heavier rainfall over the next few days. Coasteering is not looking good due to the high winds and big swells and will stay unsuitable fro the next few days.