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Last Updated THURSDAY Midday by Rachel (+ an Evening Note below)
Change From Yesterday:Larger Surf (morning to morning)
Change From Last Report:Wind is hard NNE
Current Wave Size:2.5-4 feet, occ slightly larger
Surface Conditions:Choppy
Surf Station Surf Factor:
2.25 - Comments: Worth it if you have nothing else going on
6 Hour Forecast:Much larger surf today with some head high set waves. Semi-glassy early, much choppier later (see Deans surf forecast on the surf forecast page for more details)
Dean's Detailed Long Range Forecast:Click Here
Last Updated THURSDAY Midday by Rachel (+ an Evening Note below)
Form:Messy
Does The Surf Appear To Be Getting Better or Worse?:worse
Wave Size In Body Height:Waist to chest high, occ larger
Largest Wave:head high
Surf Is On Increase or Decrease:increase
WindSwell / GroundSwell / Combo:Combo
Swell Direction:ENE
Water Temperature:68
Current:Swift N
Swell Interval:short and close together windwaves
Water Clairty:fair
Critters:no new reports in
Hard to Paddle Out:4 - (On the 1-5 Scale)
Last Updated THURSDAY Midday by Rachel (+ an Evening Note below)
Wind Direction:
Wind Speed:
Wind Direction / Speed For Florida:Click Here
Air Temperature:
Local Radar Link:Click Here
Last Updated THURSDAY Midday by Rachel (+ an Evening Note below)
Today's Tide Info:
Tomorrow's Tide Info:
View St. Augustine Beach Tides for the Entire Year:NOAA
St. Augustine Weather Station: Click Here

THURSDAY:

6:50 am:    The waves look bigger than this time yesterday morning.   Larger and lumpy with a temporary offshore NW wind.   The marine forecast is calling for NE winds at 20-35 knots today.      See the wind data here @ the pier and here on the Surf Station Weather Station. Checking the buoys:  The Canaveral Buoy and the Grays Reef Buoy are both showing increased swell with the Canaveral buoy a 5.2 feet at 10 second ground swell reading early.   You can see the waves early on the Surf Station You Tube HD Cam.

 8:35 am:   Early-morning photos are up in box # 1 and you can see we have much larger surf today, than yesterday.   Since the photos were taken, the wind has gone a little more sideshore it is slowly starting to pick up.   It’s still semi glassy though, as a report time, with some large lumpy lines pushing through on the outside.   It’s somewhat inconsistent at times out there, but when the sets come there some set waves that look easily shoulder to head high.

9:10 am:  The wind has picked up a little more so it’s not longer semi-glassy but now semi-choppy and getting choppier.   Dang we should have paddled out at sunrise.   Did anyone? Tell us here (or tell us any surf story) as we’d love to hear. A story of the cleaner surf may be all we have as it’s getting choppier by the second with the marine forecast calling for a big blow onshore all day today.

10: 05 am:    Looking choppier as the wind picks up more…

12:33 pm: Getting a bit more like a washing machine out there. Still more organized than yesterday with a few inside dumpy tube things. Expect a drift if you go out. Winds have picked up NNE with gust of 21 knots

 4:15 pm:    Still quite choppy and disorganized.   But at times there are some walls on the outside that… are probably earlier to get out and ride on the kiteboard.  Check the new photos in box #3 and you can see for yourself…

 6:40 pm:   Choppy looking surf this evening.   Choppy and sloppy, mixed up and messy surf.   Some large outside waves with some overhead peaks at times.  Gosh it would be so much better if the wind were offshore.

And we will hope Saturdays offshore prediction holds true.  These waves would be so good with offshores… over and out…

 

 

 * Inside the Surf Station Surf Forecast:  Looks like the swell may peak today….but will it peak again on Easter?  

* Speaking of Easter…   Surf Station is having an Easter Egg Hunt this weekend at the shop.   Check out the details here.

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