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Forecast from bradswellsPosted December 17th, 2013 01:53 PM
Another week of relatively weak conditions.
A cold front came through and cooled things down, but didn't provide much in the way of swell. A small trace is showing, but it isn't anything really that rideable down this way. Look for winds to pick up a bit out of the north, then clock to a southeast direction by the weekend. Wind is forecast to stay in the barely-making-waves range, but I imagine we'll see some tide/wind conditions line up to make a few fun ones.
Longer range, this pattern looks to pretty much hold until next year. Enjoy the holidays!
Forecast from bradswellsPosted December 9th, 2013 02:40 PM
The last week had a few periods of rideable waves when the wind came up and coincided with the right tide. I saw some waves get to about waist high, but it was really unrideable most of the week. This upcoming week is looking a little bit better, but still pretty weak overall. Look for winds to increase as a front nears South Florida midweek, then dissipate. High pressure builds in from the north, along with increased winds. I'm guessing we'll see the biggest of it on Saturday. Something like thigh to stomach high, unless the winds blow harder than forecast.
Upcoast looks to be pretty fun in the waist to chest range with lighter winds ahead of the front. It'll be bigger and sloppy up there once the winds start cranking, on Thursday.
Forecast from bradswellsPosted December 5th, 2013 09:34 AM
After a few weeks of rideable surf, we've hit a flat spell. Nothing on the horizon until late in to the weekend/early next week when SE winds are forecast to increase ahead of our next front. That front should be in North Florida sometime around next Thursday. Basically, we're in a period of stable, nice weather. No surf for now. Well... ok, maybe a rideable bump at the right tides if/when the winds blowing a bit.
Plenty of other stuff to do in Miami this week with Art Basel in town, and the holidays upcoming. Remember to shop small... Our local businesses rely on us. Show 'em some support, now and throughout the year. Dollars spent locally stay local and strengthen our entire economy/community!
Forecast from bradswellsPosted November 24th, 2013 09:56 AM
Quick update for the forecast...
Light winds this morning will give way to very strong N, turning Ne winds this afternoon and evening. Monday should have some solid chop with maybe some underlying swell. As we head towards Tuesday, winds will clock more southerly, but maintain 20+. Looks good for a south windswell.
So, maybe some swell will filter down ahead of the winds Sunday, otherwise look for chop to build today and tomorrow. Later, winds go East, then ESE, eventually making it to south sometime Tuesday/ Weds. Waves should be around a bit.
Looking at a cleanup Upcoast on Weds, and then another cold front for Tgiving weekend.
Tons of waves...not much clean swell.