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Todays Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth) Surf Report: Monday 29/5/2017. 8.15 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). There was a light offshore, northeasterly breeze this morning. Glassy conditions would have been good had the swell arrived. It was flat during the filling tide.

High Tide today is at: 11.24 (4.6m)

Surf Forecast for the rest of the day: The wind should stay rather light this morning but could come onshore and increase this afternoon. The expected swell is dragging it's heels but small waves should pick up a little after full tide.

Outlook For Surf: You can see from the WAM that the next swell is backed up by a general run of small southwest seas. A deeper depression is forecast to move through our swell window from later Tuesday. Tuesday: The wind may be fresh, onshore at times and produce a choppy sea state. This is likely to hide the small Atlantic swell. Wednesday: The wind should ease again as one depression moves away. Small waves will need optimum ide times. The Atlantic depression should have assumed a good position by Wednesday so I may be able to forecast how much swell is likely to arrive later in the week.

Quick Guide: Tuesday am: Poor, pm: Fair. Wednesday am: Poor, 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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