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Todays Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth) Surf Report: Friday 23/3/2018 Click 'Refresh' for the latest report (or click the Facebook button for instant surf and shop news - you do not need to be a member). The wind is slowly veering and was west of southwest by 9.00. The sea was a mess with the legacy of an overnight gale combining with some mid and long range swell. Messy seas were up to head high as the tide filled.

High Tide today is at: 11.58 (4.6m)

Surf Forecast for the rest of the day: The wind is forecast to drop out and could fall light this evening. The sea will take a while to tidy up and is likely to remain messy all day.

Outlook For Surf: The wind should fall light tonight and could remain lightish through the weekend. Atlantic swell should keep waves at the beach. Saturday: A small but vigorous depression is forecast to have dived into Biscay with another depression to our north - we should be in the col between the two. Light wind here may settle from the north as a shallow ridge nudges up from the southwest. Waves should be clean but not big. Sunday: Slightly less swell will probably need optimum tide times to show any quality. The wind should remain light.

Quick Guide: Saturday am: Good, pm: Good. Sunday am: Fair, pm: Fair.

The Quick Guide is a subjective appraisal by West Coast Surf Shop of the surfing conditions at Porth Neigwl (Hells Mouth). It is based on surface conditions more than wave size because, in our opinion, a clean waist high wave is far better than a wind ravaged overhead one. It does not reflect conditions on other beaches which could be perfect while Porth Neigwl is Poor. There are 3 quick descriptions: Good, Fair, and Poor. Good surf could be anything from knee high to well overhead so there may be times when beginners and less confident surfers still need to look elsewhere on the Peninsula for suitable waves.

Opening Times: We are open every day 10.00 - 4.30 (5.00 in Summer) except Sunday 11.00 - 4.30 and we are closed on Wednesday outside school holidays. During good surf we may be a little late in. Call us if unsure 01758 713067

We do not let hire go after 1.00pm as all hire equipment needs to be returned by 4.30pm - unless you are having it for a few days. Please note we can't do surfboard hire to under 18's or when the wind is stronger than force 6 - fresh to strong. We are restricted to one board per adult. Don't forget that the tide plays an important role in wave quality and size at Porth Neigwl: Click here for details and info on how we measure the wave height.

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