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Old 07-22-2010, 03:30 PM
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Here comes the tropical system, soon tropical storm, with luck for South Florida just some wind (useable for the most part) and rain. I would watch out for squalls as always. A kiter was badly hurt already by a squall from the system in Puerto Rico. Would be great not to add to that number through carelessness. Looks clear out for the next little while with rising winds today with squalls inbound later on.
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NICE thermals yesterday before the squalls struck from inland. Seemed similar today but without all the fireworks around Ft. Lauderdale. Anyone get a session in? It must have been close to 20 at points last night when it was supposed to max 9 kts. side offshore!
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Great session again tonight, had another one Monday. Today there were these real nice 4 to 5 ft. ground swells forming about 300 ft. off the beach. NICE ramping swells! No squalls either and the wind was pretty good until after sunset when it eased a bit. Who else got some nice water time in today?
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2 great days down here in Islamorada. A little gusty for some reason but got better in the afternoons. Tuesday afternoon on my 8m and yesterday on a 10m. A great summer session yesterday till I tomahawked my 10m and blew it up good thru the LE to the TE. $ = Not many people riding which also made it nice.
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Got some nice wind for a while tonight, gusting into the mid 20 kt. range at one point. Nice waves to go with too. It was strange, most of the sky was clear to the north and south but there was a narrow 15 mile long squall line running due west right over where I normally ride. The squalls would keep appearing and running in too. They seemed to cover about a three mile width. There was blue sky to the south and a shelf cloud to the north at one point. Anyway, chose to head south instead of north and had a nice squall free session. Who else got some wind time in?
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Tuesday was pretty good. By the end of the day, it was a solid 25. Yesterday was kind of a wash although a few people rode including myself but at times in the pouring rain. Alot of squalls yesterday. Today seems squally also. Can here thunder as I type.
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Glad you folks are continuing to have nice wind in the Keys. These tropical systems will throw off some strange looking squalls at times. Good thing they show up pretty far away as a rule. Enjoy the next week of wind!

Looks like we have steady wind on tap for the next several days off Palm Beach County. Nothing nuking but useable.

Today...East northeast winds 12 to 15 knots becoming 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. East swell 2 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Scattered showers.

Tonight...East northeast winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. East northeast swell 2 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.

Saturday...East northeast winds 13 to 16 knots becoming 14 to 19 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. East northeast swell 2 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.

Saturday Night...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 14 to 17 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. East northeast swell 2 feet increasing to 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.

Sunday...Northeast winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet near shore and up to 6 to 8 feet in the gulf stream. Northeast swell 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas.

Sunday Night...North northeast winds 16 to 21 knots becoming northeast 12 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet near shore and up to 7 to 9 feet in the gulf stream. Northeast swell 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers through the night.

Monday...Northeast winds 12 to 17 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet near shore and up to 7 to 9 feet in the gulf stream. Northeast swell 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

Monday Night...East northeast winds 14 to 19 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet. North northeast swell 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.

Tuesday...East northeast winds 14 to 19 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet. North swell 2 to 3 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.
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Took these today of Nick (THE TONGUE) and Brenden at Smathers.

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Looks like a nice session, thanks for posting Greg! Here are a few for folks that aren't on Facebook:










Great shots although that last one looks painful?


Had a nice sunset session in front of the lighthouse tonight playing with some video camera perspectives. It is nice to have wind!
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WOW ...


Synopsis...THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE COUNTRY AND LOW PRESSURE OVER THE GREATER ANTILLES WILL GRADUALLY TIGHTEN THROUGH THE NEXT FEW DAYS LEADING TO INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA WATERS THROUGH THE WEEK.
Today...North northeast winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Intracoastal waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers.

Tonight...North northeast winds 14 to 19 knots near shore to north northeast 18 to 23 knots in the gulf stream. Near shore...seas 5 to 7 feet. In the gulf stream...seas 5 to 7 feet building to 7 to 9 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers.

Tuesday...North northeast winds 17 to 22 knots near shore to north northeast 21 to 26 knots in the gulf stream. Seas 7 to 9 feet near shore and up to 9 to 11 feet in the gulf stream. Intracoastal waters choppy. Chance of showers.

Tuesday Night...North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 9 to 11 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers.

Wednesday...North northeast winds 21 to 26 knots. Seas 9 to 11 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy. Slight chance of showers.

Wednesday Night...North northeast winds 19 to 24 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers.

Thursday...North northeast winds 17 to 22 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers.

Thursday Night...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.

Friday...Northeast winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Intracoastal waters choppy in exposed areas. Slight chance of showers.


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