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Todays Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth) Surf Report: Friday 24/2/2017. 7.45 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 northwest breeze this sunny morning. Short period waves were chest to shoulder high as the tide pulled back from an early full tide.

High Tide today is at: 6.32 (4.1m), 18.53 (4.1m).

Surf Forecast for the rest of the day: The wind should ease mid morning before increasing from the southwest this afternoon. The surf should continue with occasional sets from a longer period swell. It will probably remain wobbly and then turn messy as the wind increases.

Outlook For Surf: There continues to be plenty of swell on offer. Strong onshore wind over the weekend may make it difficult to find decent waves. Saturday: The wind is forecast to increase gale force and accompany an increase in swell. Messy, larger surf seems likely. Sunday: A period of lighter wind overnight looks like being spoilt by another Atlantic front on Sunday. The wind is currently forecast to increase onshore again. There should be plenty of medium to large surf.

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