WFL Monday Night Wind Call: Tons of swell still moving in for WFL. Chest high plus for Tuesday morning. Unfortunately it is forecast to be windy and choppy for Tuesday am. One model shows the wind backing down for Tuesday pm so watch for that. Otherwise look for blockage. Posted shots from Katia in Puerto Rico here
Monday 9/5 Labor Day: Reports range from waist to head high… South wind getting on it. Find the N side of a jetty for blockage. Lots of chunk filling in according to the buoys… Have a great surf!
Sunday 8am: Knee high in St Pete this am. Bigger elsewhere. Look for building SW swell today with winds from the south. Late in the day it could get chunky. Monday looks head high and even Tuesday should have chest high surf so wax em up. Wednesday will have fading leftovers and a clean-up does not seem so likely. Maybe the wind will shut off after a rain squall briefly. Otherwise maybe find some blockage. Also models lock in the pattern with another possible gulf low late this week. Post your reports in the comments. The Compound has hot new Sharp-Eyes! Have a great surf!
Saturday 9/3 7am: Still waiting. Less than 1ft and flat in St Pete this am. Best S facers may have a knee high LB wave. On the buoys in the western gulf it’s hard to find a lot of SW and W wind. It should develop today and WFL should see building surf on Sunday. Monday looks solid as the energy in the gulf heads this way. We are expecting swell in the head high range when it hits later Sunday into Monday. At some point on Tuesday or Wednesday am there will be a weak front in the area starting to wash out and depending on how far south it sags it could shut the wind off or push it light offshore while swell from the middle gulf is still working it’s way in. So watch for that. Groundswells spots with deeper water offshore should be significantly bigger than you avg beach breaks. One more day, sorry to keep you waiting.
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