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Currently, it's 3:02 pm Thu Apr 19 2018 in beautiful Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Laird Hamilton Movie Premiere with Surfrider on May 4th


Surfrider Miami and The Palms Hotel & Spa present:

"Take Every Wave" an exclusive evening with Laird Hamilton & Gabrielle Reece 

Join us on Friday, May 4th as we welcome legendary Surfer Laird Hamilton to Miami Beach for an exclusive screening of his film "Take Every Wave." 

The evening will include drinks, the film screening and a meet & greet with Laird Hamilton and his wife Professional Athlete Gabrielle Reece.

** Entry is $25 if you bring your reusable Surfrider Miami Pint, or $35 and we provide you with a new "limited edition" stainless steel pint. **

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Forecast Pete

Biggest NorEaster in years

Pete here, long time since I've posted here and not sure if anyone even still lurks on this dinasour site but at one time it was a great resource for waves. Anyhoo couldn't  help but notice this event showing up on the maps. It started out over a week ago and looked good on paper (models) and decided to give My bro Rod still living in Fla land a heads up. Now being only a few days away this swell event is coming to fruition and will be one of the strongest events in recent years . We are talking about 15 ft at 15 seconds very possible on the buoys. Really almost too much for most spots in Florida but there will be windows of opportunity . Thats where I will try to help . 

   The Noreaster pulls off the NE/DelMarva coast Saturday  then By Sunday the center stalls around 36 North and 62 West . Whats really impressive is the strength 50-60knts winds stretched out over a really huge fetch thats elongated and fairly stationary. Its more like a Pacific low than an Eastern Atlantic low. This fetch will begin producing windwaves Saturday  transitioning to deep water swell on Sunday. The peak of the swell is on Monday with easy 15 ft or bigger swell reading on the outer Canaveral buoys. The captured fetch should make for some serious energy out there. Initial Swell component will have alot of North so i really think this one has a good chance of making it to Dade co. Bummer thing is that the winds are forecast to be initially Northy shifting and clocking around to SE then SW by Tuesday in advance of an approaching front . Wed winds offshore most places all day, Thursday am might be clean and with diminishing swell , might be ridable in more areas. Wins probably shifting back to onshore by PM Thursday. left overs Friday . If you ask me late Tuesday maybe a risky but good call for size , Wed a good bet but will still probably need the deep water spots , Thursday opens up more spots but diminishing surf. Leftovers Friday. Late Sunday /early Monday a good idea to check if any action down South. Wish i could be there for this event. Pacific has been very slow lately . In fact its been one of the slowest years since i moved out here 8 years ago. Happy hunting .

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Florida Paddleboarding Guide now available!

 

If it's flat and you're looking to do some paddleboarding in the Sunshine State,the guys over at InflatableBoarder.com recently published a handy Florida SUP guide which lists 20 of the top places in the state to paddle. The guide comes in Adobe .pdf format and is free to download â be sure to check it out when you get a chance!

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Recent Observations
from: Thu 19 Apr 18 02:00 pm
Spot st. augustine
(41012)
canaveral
(41009)
canaveral east
(41010)
ft. pierce
(41114)
lake worth
(lkwf1)
fowey rocks
(fwyf1)
Time
Wed 19 Feb 14 07:00 am
Observation is 36487 hours old
Thu 19 Apr 18 02:00 pm
Thu 19 Apr 18 02:00 pm
Thu 19 Apr 18 02:00 pm
Thu 19 Apr 18 02:00 pm
Thu 19 Apr 18 02:00 pm
Wind ----S (170)
@ 2 kt
SW (220)
@ 9.8 kt
n/a (n/a)
@ -- kt
SE (150)
@ 10 kt
n/a (n/a)
@ -- kt
Atmp/SST ----74.7 F/74.7 F74.7 F/73.6 Fn/a F/75.9 F75 F/78.4 F77.5 F/77.5 F
Significant Waves --------1.3 ft @ 15 sec----
Wind Waves ----1.6 ft @ 3.8 sec2.6 ft @ 4.5 sec1 ft @ 9.1 sec----
Swell ----1 ft @ 8.3 sec2 ft @ 8.3 sec0.7 ft @ 15.4 sec----
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Synopsis: ....high pressure over the eastern u.s. and western atlantic will combine with low pressure over the western caribbean to bring moderate to occasionally fresh east to southeast breezes to the area along with scattered showers and a isolated thunderstorms. tropical storm nate will pass west of the area saturday, bringing fresh southeast winds to the offshore gulf waters. seas will exhibit a moderate chop with significant wave heights generally remaining at or below 6 feet. .gulf stream hazards...none. the approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream is unavailable at this time.
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Maps

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Tropical Surface Analysis
Tropical Atlantic Surface Analysis Map
created: Thursday April 19, 2018 02:34 pm
Tropical Satellite
Tropical Atlantic Satellite Map from the Weather Channel
created: Thursday April 19, 2018 03:02 pm
WW3 Heights
NOAA WaveWatch3 wave height forecast
created: Thursday April 19, 2018 01:35 pm
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WW3 Periods
NOAA WaveWatch3 wave period forecast
created: Thursday April 19, 2018 01:36 pm
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Tides

Miami Tides
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