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Report Title:
Tuesday Mid Day
Lance Alexander
Report Of The Day:
Change From Yesterday:
Change From Last Report:
About the same
Current Wave Size:
1 to occ. 2 feet
Surface Conditions:
Surf Station Surf Factor:
3.25 (on a 1-10 scale)
Comments: Although not great, there are some occasional fun waves.
6 Hour Forecast:

Waves knee to up to waist high or so with offshore winds early then a seabreeze this afternoon.

Dean's Long Range Forecast:

Swell Info

fair to good
Wave Size In Body Height:
knee to thigh high, occ a little bigger
Largest Wave:
Waist high
Surf Is On Increase or Decrease:
an overall decrease
Wind Swell / Ground Swell / Combo:
leftover smaller groundswell
Swell Direction:
Slight, from the south
Swell Interval:
9.1 seconds on the Buoy
Hard To Paddle Out:

Wind Info

Wind Direction, Speed, & Air Temp:
Wind Direction / Speed For Florida:
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Today's Tide Data:
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Temperature, Critters, & More

Water Temperature:
Water Clarity:
No new reports
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Surf Report Comments


6:45 am: The waves have dropped in size overnight. It’s knee to occasionally up to waist high with fair form with semi-glassy conditions early this mornign. The wind is WSW @ 3-5 knots. The East Canaveral Buoy is showing a swell height of 3.0 feet at 10 seconds down from yesterdays 4.6 feet at 5.9 seconds. You can see the ocean moving early on the SS HD Cam page.

7:45 am: Early morning photos are up in box #1 and you can see that if you wait around,there are some set waves to be found. Semi-glassy with some over thigh high set waves. A little longer wait than yesterday for the sets to come in. There are still waves…

9:25 am: Some fun waves at mid morning. Knee to waist high and really good for the longboard or fish as it’s rolling though at times. Mushy because it’s smaller, but still some waves to be had. A really nice sunny day at the beach.

12 pm: The surf is still holding right now around thigh to waist high with fair form. The waves are still rideable but it is pretty mushy. The wind is blowing in out of the SE @ 8 knots. The Canaveral buoy is showing a swell height of 2 feet @ 9.1 seconds from the ENE.

3:30 pm
: The surfing is looking smaller and choppier. Not near as good as earlier as the wind picks up onshore. Jesse will check it again this evening and we will see what it looks like then.


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