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Todays Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth) Surf Report: Saturday 21/4/2018 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). There was just a whisper of offshore, northeasterly breeze this morning. Glassy waves were shin to knee high at low water.

High Tide today is at: 12.41 (4.1m)

Surf Forecast for the rest of the day: The wind should remain light but an onshore or northwest breeze could develop as it heats up. Waves should build a little with the full tide.

Outlook For Surf: You can see a steady, small to moderate, Atlantic swell on the WAM. This may not have the power to push much into the Irish Sea. Some waves will get here but they are likely to require optimum tide times and favourable local wind to offer any shape. Sunday: The wind is forecast to increase from the southwest and this will chop up the small sea state. Monday: A further increase in the wind should slowly build a short local sea on top of the small Atlantic swell.

Quick Guide: Sunday am: Poor, pm: Poor. Monday am: Poor, pm: Poor.

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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