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Currently, it's 5:01 am Wed Aug 27 2014 in beautiful Miami-Dade County, Florida

Hurricane Cristobal

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Updated: 5am EDT Wed Aug 27 2014
Wind: 79 MPH | Location: 30.9N 71.9W | Movement: N
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Forecast bradswells

Surf Forecast 8-4-2014

A quick update for Tropical Storm Bertha:

Some lines from Bertha will be arriving now through mid-week at spots above the Bahamas shadow. Since Bertha is moving rather quickly and isn't too powerful, swell potential is limited. That being said, standouts in the Space Coast and north will see waves in the chest+ range. Winds are forecast to be offshore for the peak on Tuesday, too. It will drop off rapidly on Wednesday and be just about flat on Thursday.

Go get some!

Open Thread crsurf

Kelly Slater in Miami Beach

The Surfrider RAP team met up with 11 time ASP World Champ Kelly Slater, here on Miami Beach this past weekend. Kelly is a long time Surfrider supporter, and was impressed with our Rise Above Plastics (RAP) campaign. We hope to have Kelly provide additional support in the near future for our state-wide plastic bag ban initiative.

Don't forget the Surfrider movie night on the 25th! Check the DCS forum for more info.

Open Thread wyatt

TRAGEDY STRIKES LOCAL SURF LEGEND, GEORGE MILLER

It is with a very heavy heart that I inform the local surf community that Nick Miller, 30 drowned off Hillsburough Beach this weekend. Nick is the son of George Miller, surfer, shaper and East Coast Hall of Fame member and one of my closest friends. As a parent, it is unbearable for me to concieve the emotions George is feeling at this time. His oldest son, Logan and his family are with George and are a great comfort. Please consider George in your thoughts and as George does,  appreciate all that we take for granted

Forecast bradswells

Surf Forecast 6-30-2014

Flat Flat Flat.

BUT! We have a tropical disturbance off the Florida coast about 150 miles east of Melbourne Beach. NHC is forecasting the storm to get better organized, and become a tropical depression and/or cyclone in the coming days.

While we're not seeing any reason to bail out of work yet, this storm is in our window and forecast to organize and strengthen. Something to monitor, that's for sure!

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Recent Observations
from: Wed 27 Aug 14 04:00 am
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 4533 hours old
Wed 27 Aug 14 04:00 am
Wed 27 Aug 14 04:00 am
Wed 27 Aug 14 04:00 am
Wed 27 Aug 14 04:00 am
Wed 27 Aug 14 04:00 am
Wind ----N (10)
@ 5.9 kt
N (20)
@ 13.7 kt
n/a (n/a)
@ -- kt
NE (50)
@ 11.2 kt
NE (60)
@ 13.1 kt
Atmp/SST ----82.2 F/82 F81.9 F/84.2 Fn/a F/82.8 F83.1 F/85.1 F83.8 F/86.4 F
Significant Waves --------5.2 ft @ 9 sec----
Wind Waves ----1.6 ft @ 4 sec4.6 ft @ 6.7 sec4.9 ft @ 9.1 sec----
Swell ----6.6 ft @ 9.1 sec7.5 ft @ 9.1 sec1.3 ft @ 11.1 sec----
from: 346 am edt wed aug 27 2014
Synopsis: ....a weak trough of low pressure will slowly lift north across the local waters today through thursday with an increase in moisture by thursday. high pressure will then build across the waters friday through the upcoming weekend. .gulf stream hazards...seas to 7 feet today...subsiding to 6 feet tonight and less than 6 feet on thursday. the approximate location of the west wall of the gulf stream as of aug 25, 2014 at 1200 utc... 2 nautical miles east southeast of fowey rocks. 8 nautical miles east of port everglades. 6 nautical miles east of lake worth. 18 nautical miles south southeast of jupiter inlet. this data courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.
__/(__/(__/(__( today tonight thursday thursday night
windeast 5 to 10 knotseast southeast 5 to 10 knotssouth southeast 5 to 10 knotseast southeast 10 to 15 knots
seas 3 to 5 ft 2 to 4 ft 2 to 3 ft 2 to 3 ft

Maps

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Tropical Surface Analysis
Tropical Atlantic Surface Analysis Map
created: Wednesday August 27, 2014 04:34 am
Tropical Satellite
Tropical Atlantic Satellite Map from the Weather Channel
created: Wednesday August 27, 2014 02:13 am
WW3 Heights
NOAA WaveWatch3 wave height forecast
created: Wednesday June 18, 2014 01:10 pm
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WW3 Periods
NOAA WaveWatch3 wave period forecast
created: Wednesday June 18, 2014 01:11 pm
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Tides

Miami Tides
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