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Currently, it's 9:08 pm Fri Feb 24 2017 in beautiful Miami-Dade County, Florida

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 24 Feb 17 08:00 pm
Spot st. augustine
canaveral east
ft. pierce
lake worth
fowey rocks
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Fri 24 Feb 17 08:00 pm
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Fri 24 Feb 17 08:00 pm
Wind ------------n/a (n/a)
@ -- kt
NE (30)
@ 11.2 kt
SW (220)
@ 11.2 kt
Atmp/SST ------------n/a F/72.1 Fn/a F/n/a F73 F/73.9 F
Significant Waves ------------4.6 ft @ 11 sec----
Wind Waves ------------3.6 ft @ 9.1 sec----
Swell ------------2.6 ft @ 10.5 sec----
from: issued by national weather service key west fl418 pm est fri feb 24 2017
Synopsis: ....weak high pressure will cover our region through saturday night before another stronger region of high pressure builds north of our region late sunday into early next week. meanwhile...a weakening cold front will drop southward and become diffuse late sunday. .gulf stream hazards...seas of up to 6 feet and occasionally higher will be possible tonight through saturday and again late this weekend into early next week particularly across the gulf stream waters of palm beach county. the approximate shoreward edge of the gulf stream as of february 25, 2017 utc... 6 nautical miles east of fowey rocks. 9 nautical miles east of port everglades. 9 nautical miles east southeast of lake worth. 14 nautical miles east of jupiter inlet. gulf stream information courtesy of the naval oceanographic office.
__/(__/(__/(__( tonight saturday saturday night sunday
windnorthwest 5 to 10 knotssouthwest 5 to 10 knotssouthwest 10 to 15 knotseast 10 to 15 knots
seas 2 to 4 ft 2 to 4 ft 2 to 4 ft 2 to 4 ft


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