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Todays Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth) Surf Report: Sunday 28/5/2017. 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, northerly breeze after breakfast and clean waves were generally less than knee high as the tide pushed in.

High Tide today is at: 10.33 (4.8m)

Surf Forecast for the rest of the day: The wind should stay rather light and probably out of the north most of the day. The surf should increase for a couple of hours as the tide drops.

Outlook For Surf: You can see from the WAM that the next swell is on it's way. Unfortunately a local onshore breeze is also forecast through Monday afternoon as another thundery depression crosses north. Monday: The centre of the depression is forecast to slip north of us by mid day - this would turn a light wind onshore. It could also pick up substantially if it tightens. This is a shame as a good, little southwest swell should be here. This will get hidden beneath surface chop. Tuesday: A more general run of westerly wind could hide the remains of the swell.

Quick Guide: Monday am: Fair, pm: Fair. Tuesday 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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