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Currently, it's 7:33 am Fri Sep 30 2016 in beautiful Miami-Dade County, Florida

Hurricane Matthew

Updated: 5am EDT Fri Sep 30 2016
Wind: 100 MPH | Location: 14.0N 69.9W | Movement: W
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Forecast Pete

Waves coming

I've been eyeing this storm for days now and feel confident saying this may be the swell maker we have been waiting for this season . All Model tracks have Mathew Heading North and staying just East of us off the bahama bank. If everything goes as planned we will be in the swell mode next Wednesday . South Fla shoudl wake up and fire . Results may vary. Feel free to chime in . I know this site is nowhere near what it used to be but damn " dis is a real potential swell maker" .

Plug Pete


Just wanted to let the Dade surf community know that Tony Bird has passed . We lose another South Beach local . He was a great guy, awesome surfer with super smooth style . Kinda reminded me of Parko.  Don't know the details but i know he left a family . Will try to post some pics here . Please chime in if you knew him.

On another note there should be some SE swellage above the Bahama blockage later on this week. Nothing major but something for those that care to travel North to find a wave.  

Plug crsurf

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Forecast Pete

Hurricane surf coming to a beach near you

Pete here doing a rare appearance . Could'nt help but look at the East coast models for Hermine . Things look good for a sharp angled NNE swell arriving Tuesday . This one looks like it might have enought North in it to wake up South beach from the slumber party.  The only downer is the onshore winds forcast (at least it might be pretty lightish in the early am) . Good chance it will stick around till Wednesday and pau (gone) by Thursday as the fetch moves out.   I grew up surfing South and hurricane surf .  Wish I could be there for this event . Can't complain tho, Just had a near miss with a large cane here in Hawaii (Lester the molester) . It passed as a strong Cat 2 and missed us by a hair . Big east swell . Fun. Hope you kiddies get sum.


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Recent Observations
from: Fri 30 Sep 16 07:00 am
Spot st. augustine
canaveral east
ft. pierce
lake worth
fowey rocks
Wed 19 Feb 14 07:00 am
Observation is 22895 hours old
Fri 30 Sep 16 06:00 am
Sat 20 Aug 16 10:00 am
Observation is 981 hours old
Fri 30 Sep 16 07:00 am
Fri 30 Sep 16 06:00 am
Fri 30 Sep 16 07:00 am
Wind ----SW (210)
@ 11.8 kt
----n/a (n/a)
@ -- kt
W (260)
@ 2.9 kt
SW (210)
@ 6.1 kt
Atmp/SST ----81.1 F/83.8 F----n/a F/84.4 Fn/a F/n/a F83.1 F/84.4 F
Significant Waves ----------1.6 ft @ 11 sec----
Wind Waves ----2 ft @ 4 sec----1.3 ft @ 9.9 sec----
Swell ----1.3 ft @ 10 sec----1 ft @ 10.5 sec----
from: 354 am edt fri sep 30 2016
Synopsis: .... scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible through the weekend as an upper-level low and frontal boundary bring unsettled weather to the region. as hurricane matthew tracks closer to the region early next week, hazardous marine conditions will be possible, with conditions expected to deteriorate early next week and continuing through much of the week. hazardous seas and gusty winds will be possible, with the magnitude ultimately dependent on the evolution, strength, and track of matthew. marine interests should continue to remain well informed on the latest forecasts from the national hurricane center and national weather service miami. .gulf stream hazards...none. the approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of sep 29, 2016 at 1200 utc... 9 nautical miles east of fowey rocks. 16 nautical miles east southeast of port everglades. 11 nautical miles east northeast of lake worth. 7 nautical miles east of jupiter inlet. this data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.
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windeast southeast 5 to 10 knotseast southeast 5 to 10 knotseast 10 to 15 knotseast 10 to 15 knots
seas 2 to 3 ft 2 to 4 ft 4 to 6 ft 3 to 5 ft


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