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Currently, it's 9:19 pm Tue Jul 22 2014 in beautiful Miami-Dade County, Florida

Tropical Depression Two

Updated: 5pm EDT Tue Jul 22 2014
Wind: 34 MPH | Location: 12.9N 49.6W | Movement: W
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Surf Forecast 9-25-2013

Well, that last little bit of North fetch that was pointed in our direction never really materialized as waves. Luckily, we've got another shot at it for the weekend as a cold front is approaching.

At this time, it's looking like we will see some north fetch put down in our window, which should arrive as waves Friday in to Saturday. The swell then turns more NE in direction and increases bit in size. Basically, a good shot of waves down south then a much better chance of waves in the Palm Beaches and north for the weekend. Swell looks to peak Saturday in to Sunday.

Winds should be more NNW down south and more NE at upcoast beaches. Should be pretty solid (head high) upcoast, smaller down south.

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Surf Forecast 9-16-2013

Humberto will be sending the upcoast beaches a long period groundswell during the work week. Winds look to be in the 10-15 kt range all week, so unfortunately, there doesn't look to be a window to surf clean conditions. Size looks to peak on Thursday, with a combo of 12/13 second east swell, with some 7 second windswell on top. It should be in the head high range, but a bit messy. Smaller again by weekend.

Additionally, the forecasts are calling for some NE winds off the Carolinas pointed in our direction, which might translate to a small bump later this week. This system followed by another about a week away that is is supposed to start out with some strong 45+kt winds, then sustain for a bit. Given the direction and duration, that swell for next week should create a bump for us down in to PB county. It's a ways off, but bears some watching.

The winds off the Carolinas look pretty good for the swell to make it down in to the Palm Beaches with orientation of fetch at NE to SW Given the way the wind is blowing already, I'd keep an eye out starting tomorrow, and keep the chance for waves through the early part of the weekend.

*edited 9/18/2013 for update on NE swell

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Quick Update 8-26-2013

Some NE swell is going to arrive tomorrow and fading in to Wednesday. Looks like Tuesday should peak around 3-4 feet at 8 seconds. Should be filling-in around Palm Beach County and north. Better size further north, better wind further south.

After this little swell, the tropics should start to provide more action. A few things to watch out there, but nothing worth talking about at this time.

Hit it tomorrow between north palm beach and treasure coast, and I'm sure you'll get some fun ones.

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Surf Forecast 8-7-2013

A quick update:

Tropics are quiet. A bunch of inhibiting factors set up right now, so nothing really on the horizon. Gotta break the cycle soon. The most productive part of the season is approaching, so be patient!

In the meantime... There's a little swell supposed to show upcoast this weekend. Nothing huge, but a 3' at 9 or 10 second swell should arrive Friday and last through the weekend. Winds looks light out of the southeast upcoast. Should be lighter winds the further north ya go.

Down here: a chance for some small windchop as we head in to the weekend. Again, not big, but maybe some rideables.

Heading up to Typhoon Lagoon on Saturday with a crew. Forecast: Chest high and chlorinated. :) Hopefully we'll get some natural waves somewhere up there before heading back...

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Recent Observations
from: Tue 22 Jul 14 08:00 pm
Spot st. augustine
canaveral east
ft. pierce
lake worth
fowey rocks
Wed 19 Feb 14 07:00 am
Observation is 3685 hours old
Tue 22 Jul 14 08:00 pm
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Wind ----S (190)
@ 9.8 kt
SE (150)
@ 9.8 kt
n/a (n/a)
@ -- kt
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@ -- kt
SE (140)
@ 8 kt
Atmp/SST ----81.5 F/83.7 F81.5 F/82.8 Fn/a F/83.8 F82.8 F/84.2 F84.2 F/84.9 F
Significant Waves --------2.3 ft @ 8 sec----
Wind Waves ----1.3 ft @ 4.8 sec2 ft @ 4.8 sec2.3 ft @ 7.7 sec----
Swell ----2.3 ft @ 7.1 sec3.3 ft @ 7.7 sec0.3 ft @ 10.5 sec----
from: 408 pm edt tue jul 22 2014
Synopsis: ....high pressure will remain in control across the region with light southeast winds continuing. winds and seas may become locally higher in and around any showers and storms that develop each day. .gulf stream hazards...none. the approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of jul 21, 2014 at 1200 utc... 4 nautical miles east of fowey rocks. 10 nautical miles east of port everglades. 12 nautical miles east of lake worth. 16 nautical miles east of jupiter inlet. this data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.
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