The Flagler College Surf Team takes the win in this past week’s NSSA contest The Flagler College Surf Team took the win while dealing with some tough conditions for this…Details
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Monday 2/05/23 Afternoon
Report Of The Day:
Change From Yesterday:
A tad smaller (morning to morning comparison)
Change From Last Report:
Choppier as the wind is now onshore
Current Wave Size:
1.2 to 2 feet, occasionally a little larger
Semi-choppy to choppy
Surf Station Surf Factor:
Comments: Could be fun. Ya might want to at least look at it.
Surf Reporters 6 Hour Forecast:
Wave size thigh to rib high with choppy conditions this afternoon
Dean's Long Range Forecast:
fair to poor
Wave Size In Body Height:
thigh to rib high
a few chest high set wave peaks
Surf Is On Increase or Decrease:
Wind Swell / Ground Swell / Combo:
combo with some 9 second readings
moderate from the N
8-9 seconds on the buoy offshore
Hard To Paddle Out:
Today's Tide Data:
Tomorrow's Tide Data:
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Temperature, Critters, & More
Surf Report Comments
Reporter: T. Strange
7:00 am: A little bit smaller than this time yesterday, Glassier as the wind is now offshore. Waves side looks to be in the thigh to chest high range. The local marine forecast calling for moderate offshore winds clocking NE in the afternoon. On the local buoy our early morning wave height measurement is 3.6 feet at 8 seconds down from yesterdays 6.9 feet at 8 seconds. You can see the ocean live here on our north side pier cam
7:35 am: Early morning photos are up in box #1 and the second look is better than the first look. The waves look fun! Glassy and more size than thought with easily 2-3 foot waves rolling in. Some nice sets as you can see in the photos. Easily chest high on some of the peaks . Quite a line to it as well. Eight seconds on the local buoy is a good duration. I bumped up the surf factor to reflect the improved look of this mornings surf
12:50 pm: Afternoon photos are up in box #2 and you can see it’s smaller and choppier now. What happened? Well , the swell is fading and the wind switched onshore. We dropped our surf factor from a 4.5 to a 2.5 as a result . Oh well. Maybe it will improve a tad before dark on the incoming tide?
Here is the overview wind map, and here is the Map centered on St. Augustine. Click.on the link, then zoom out to see wind speed/direction and the fetch that generates waves. Here is the weekly weather forecast for St.Augustine Beach, and the marine forecast for Northeast Florida. Following a cool/breezy weekend with junky surf, raw northerly winds and overcast sky, conditions greatly improved to start the work week with a good-sized lingering swell, lighter wind and plenty of sunshine weather. How long will the current swell last? What’s down the pike for waves and weather? See the updated 7-Day Surf Forecast for the answers.
Quote Of The Day
“Changing your mindset is free.”
Quoted in a great pep talk post from Bethany Hamilton here.