CANYONING, GORGE WALKING AND GORGE SCRAMBLING OUTDOOR ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES REPORT FOR SOUTH WALES, CARDIFF, SWANSEA AREAS
ACTIVITIES – Gorge Walking, Canyoning, Gorge Scrambling, Ghyll Scrambling.
LOCAL AREA – South Wales, Cardiff CF10BZ , Swansea SA20AY , Newport, Bridgend CF311BB , Brecon Beacons SA115US , SA115ND , Porthcawl CF365dh , Neath SA106DF .
SITE LOCATION – Waterfalls region, Brecon Beacons, Pontneddfechan, South Wales SA115ND/SA115US/SA11SUT
WEATHER – Very mixed weather this week with rain, sunshine and high winds. Friday and Saturday are looking dry and sunny where as Sunday onwards is looking wetter and lower temperatures. Next week average temperatures are around 15 degrees and the weekend 21 degrees. http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2648385?day=2) (https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcjqmsw80)
RIVER LEVEL and TEMPERATURE – .20 meters high and 7 Degrees (http://rloi.naturalresources.wales/ViewDetails?station=4121)
EXPECTED RIVER LEVEL OVER NEXT 72 HOURS – .35 Meters
CANYONING, GORGE SCRAMBLING AND GORGE WALKING CLOSE TO CARDIFF AND SWANSEA PREDICTED REPORT – River levels are very low again this weekend but they are set to rise with rainfall predicted into the weekend and into next week. The present level of .20 meters is the lowest really possible but this should rise to .35 meters into the end of next week. Gorge walking, gorge scrambling and Canyoning events are all looking very good with conditions and better as the rivers get higher.
COASTEERING NEAR CARDIFF, SWANSEA, SOUTH WALES CONDITIONS REPORT
LOCAL AREA – South Wales, Barry CF625TR , Cardiff CF10BZ , Porthcawl CF36 5DH , Swansea SA20AY , Bridgend CF311BB , Southerndown CF32 0RN , Ogmore by Sea CF320PH , Llantwitt Major CF611RF , Aberavon SA12 6QP
SITE LOCATION – Barry , Ogmore By Sea , Caswell Bay, Southerndown, Langland Bay, Mewslade Bay, Stachpole Quay
WIND – Moderate to strong winds through the week mainly Weste and South directions. The higest winds will be on Sunday and Monday reaching 23 mph on Sunday. Lighter winds by thursday https://magicseaweed.com/Southerndown-Surf-Report/4321/)
SEA STATE and SWELL – Choppy seas for most of the week with Westerly and Southerly winds blowing through the channel. There is also a strong swell and higher tides all resulting in choppier less settled sea conditions (https://magicseaweed.com/Southerndown-Surf-Report/4321/)
SWELL and SURF FORECAST Friday 31st May 2019 3ft / Saturday 01st June 2019 5ft / Sunday 02nd June 2019 5ft / Monday 03rd June 2019 7ft / Tuesday 04th June 2019 4ft / Wednesday 05th June 4ft / Thursday 06th June 2ft
HIGH TIDE – FRIDAY 31st May 2019 – 5.20pm / 8.41 METERS
COASTEERING NEAR CARDIFF, SWANSEA, CARMARTHEN PREDICTED WEEKLY REPORT – Choppy seas, high Westerly and Southerly winds and big swells definitely means coasteering is a no go this week, the conditions are totally unsuitable for Coasteering everywhere along the South Wales region including Ogmore by Sea, Porthcawl, Caswell bay, Mewslabe bay.
SURF CONDITIONS REPORT CARDIFF, SWANSEA, SOUTH WALES PREDICTED WEEKLY REPORT – Good conditions for surfing in South Wales in certain areas mainly protected from the Southerly and Westerly winds predicted. Coney Beach in Porthcawl and Caswell and Langland Bays in Swansea will probably be the best options on the incoming tides.
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES CARDIFF, SWANSEA, PORTHCAWL, BRECON BEACONS, SOUTH WALES REPORT SUMMARY – We have a full range of activities on offer and being undertaking this week. Firstly we have Gareth and the fellas on their Stag weekend in Cardiff where they will be with us gorge scrambling in the Brecon Beacons. We also have Chris and the lads Canyoning on their stag party in the same region. Hannah and the girls are on similar events on their Hen party weekend staying in Cardiff City Center. Coasteering is off this week but the surf is perfect for learners and advanced. OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND ADVENTURES UPDATE 05.06.2019 – We are on the Canyoning site today and the rain has been falling for around 24 hours which should give perfect conditions in the gorge. Matthew and the team are first on site and then we have the SWOAPG workshop which we are hosting for the members of SWOAPG advising on the most effective Evacuation and Rescue off the Mellte Gorge.