Hourly Gulf Surf Report & 16-day West Florida Surf Forecast


Monday January 17 2:45 AM EST Today's Wave height and wind

Surf & Beach Report Updated: 2:45 am

Aloha West Florida this is the machine with the Monday overnight hours report. Mostly cloudy into the hour. Air temperature at 64°. Surf is up into the night. Triple play on the buoys as they all line up in our swell window with wave heights at 13.8 ft (42097), 9.8 ft (42098) and 12.5 ft (42099.) Chest to head high sets. Long period at 12 seconds. May bump up some rogue sets and boost quality at standout spots. Water temperature at 66 °. Currently west winds 21 to 25 knots on Venice Beach; Outgoing tide at 0.2 ↓ ft...(more.) Clearwater beach west-northwest winds 19 to 25 knots; Outgoing tide 0.5 ↓ ft...(more.) Later on across the region West winds around 30 knots then becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight . Dry air across the region. Very pleasant outside with the dew point at 51°. First light is around 6:53 am and the moon phase is approximately Full. Our model based surf forecast is showing a chance for some real surf on Monday,Tuesday and Friday. The Swellmachine's East Florida surf report currently posting: Thigh+ to chest high.

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6-day Gulf Surf, Wind, Wave & Tide Forecast

In addition to up to the minute comprehensive reporting. Take a look into the future with the Swellmachine's free 6-day model based beginners surf analysis and 16 day pro surf forecast. The beginners forecast breaks it down into an easy to read format by counties; the following have their own local page. Check out the Monday,Tuesday and Friday forecast:

16 Day Surf Forecast

Pro wind and wave forecast. The breakdown below is more in-depth and covers 16 days for advanced users

Forecast for Sunday 16th of January 2022 thru Sunday 23rd of January 2022

West Florida Surf Report 1-8 Day for wind and waves.

East Florida Surf Report 1-8 Day for wind and waves.

Long Range Pro Wave and Wind

Forecast for Monday 24th of January 2022 thru Monday 31st of January 2022

West Florida Surf Report 9-16 Day for wind and waves.

East Florida Surf Report 9-16 Day for wind and waves.

Tides

West Florida Tides for over 100 locations.

East Florida Tides for over 170 locations.

Marine Forecast & Alerts

Small Craft Advisory issued January 16 at 7:06PM EST until January 17 at 4:00PM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound
Small Craft Advisory

Small Craft Advisory issued January 16 at 7:06PM EST until January 17 at 4:00PM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM; Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM; Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM; Tampa Bay waters; Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM; Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM; Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM
Small Craft Advisory

Synopsis and Marine Forecast links updated by the NWS 719 PM EST Sun Jan 16 2022
High pressure builds into the Gulf of Mexico tonight amd maintains a tight gradient through Monday...with hazardous marine conditions. This high pressure begins to track eastward later Monday with winds gradually diminishing and veering through midweek. Another cold front is expected to approach toward the end of the week. Source: FZUS52 KTBW NWS - Synopsis

Bonita Beach to Suwannee River, FL out 60 nm (Check in near real time) Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories.

Gulf of Mexico Marine Watches, Warnings and Advisories for the entire Gulf of Mexico.

Marine Forecast for the entire Gulf Of Mexico

Weather Forecasts, Watches, Warnings and Advisories

Coastal Flood Statement issued January 16 at 9:46PM EST until January 17 at 5:00AM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Monroe Upper Keys
Coastal Flood Statement

Coastal Flood Statement issued January 16 at 9:46PM EST until January 17 at 5:00AM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Monroe Middle Keys
Coastal Flood Statement

High Surf Advisory issued January 16 at 7:04PM EST until January 17 at 8:00PM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Pinellas
High Surf Advisory

High Surf Advisory issued January 16 at 7:04PM EST until January 17 at 8:00PM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Coastal Charlotte; Coastal Hillsborough; Coastal Lee; Coastal Manatee; Coastal Sarasota
High Surf Advisory

Rip Current Statement issued January 16 at 7:04PM EST until January 18 at 7:00PM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Pinellas
Rip Current Statement

Rip Current Statement issued January 16 at 7:04PM EST until January 18 at 7:00PM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Coastal Charlotte; Coastal Hillsborough; Coastal Lee; Coastal Manatee; Coastal Sarasota
Rip Current Statement

Coastal Flood Statement issued January 16 at 2:26PM EST until January 17 at 7:00PM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Coastal Collier County
Coastal Flood Statement

High Surf Advisory issued January 16 at 2:26PM EST until January 17 at 7:00PM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Coastal Collier County
High Surf Advisory

Rip Current Statement issued January 16 at 2:26PM EST until January 17 at 7:00PM EST by NWS
Affected Areas: Coastal Collier County
Rip Current Statement

Note: Alerts posted in this section above are filtered to display these Florida Counties: Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Manatee, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus and Monroe. View all Weather alerts for the entire state of Florida.

Weather Forecast for these Coastal West Florida Counties: Coastal Citrus , Coastal Hernando , Coastal Pasco , Coastal Hillsborough , Coastal Pinellas , Coastal Manatee , Coastal Sarasota , Coastal Charlotte , Coastal Lee , Coastal Collier County and Lower Monroe (Key West).

West Florida Watches, Warnings and Advisories (filtered results in near real time) for these West Florida Counties: Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Manatee, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus and Monroe.

Florida Weather Menu covering entire state. Coastal and inland counties. Alerts, watches and warning includes with each forecast.

All Florida Watches, Warnings and Advisories for the state of Florida.

Swellmachine features a weather forecast below for one West Florida location below.

Venice Jetty (Inlet)

NWS Forecast below released on Sunday 16th of January 2022 05:42 PM.

Tonight

Tonight Weather Image
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind 20 to 25 mph.

M.L. King Jr. Day

M.L. King Jr. Day Weather Image
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Monday Night

Monday Night Weather Image
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

Tuesday

Tuesday Weather Image
Sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night

Tuesday Night Weather Image
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

12-hour hourly WX*

Mon Jan 17 02 AM Mostly Cloudy 61 ° WNW 22 mph
Mon Jan 17 03 AM Partly Cloudy 61 ° WNW 22 mph
Mon Jan 17 04 AM Mostly Cloudy 61 ° WNW 20 mph
Mon Jan 17 05 AM Mostly Cloudy 60 ° WNW 20 mph
Mon Jan 17 06 AM Partly Sunny 60 ° WNW 18 mph
Mon Jan 17 07 AM Partly Sunny 59 ° NW 16 mph
Mon Jan 17 08 AM Partly Sunny 60 ° NW 17 mph
Mon Jan 17 09 AM Partly Sunny 62 ° NW 18 mph
Mon Jan 17 10 AM Partly Sunny 63 ° NW 16 mph
Mon Jan 17 11 AM Mostly Sunny 65 ° NW 15 mph
Mon Jan 17 12 PM Mostly Sunny 65 ° NW 16 mph
Mon Jan 17 01 PM Mostly Sunny 66 ° NW 17 mph
Mon Jan 17 02 PM Mostly Sunny 65 ° NW 16 mph

Red Tide

No reports or forecasts found for Red Tide since Wednesday 11-10-21

SWFL Moon Phases & Name

01-17 6:51 PM Full Moon
01-25 8:42 AM Last Quarter
02-01 12:49 AM New Moon
02-08 8:51 AM First Quarter
02-16 11:59 AM Full Moon

The January Full Moon is also known as the Wolf Full Moon.

SWFL Moon Rise & Set

01-17 7:16 AM Moonset
01-17 5:47 PM Moonrise
01-18 8:01 AM Moonset
01-18 6:43 PM Moonrise

SWFL Sun Rise & Sunset Set

January 17, 2022 (Monday)

First Light6:54 am
Sunrise7:20 am
Sunset6:00 pm
Last Light6:26 pm

January 18, 2022 (Tuesday)

First Light6:53 am
Sunrise7:19 am
Sunset6:00 pm
Last Light6:26 pm

New: 120 day Sunrise and Sunset scheduele

Venice Jetty/Inlet [inside] Tides

01-176:48 AM -0.68 ftLow
01-172:05 PM 0.99 ftHigh
01-174:45 PM 0.94 ftLow
01-1710:51 PM 1.98 ftHigh
01-187:20 AM -0.66 ftLow
01-182:15 PM 0.97 ftHigh
01-185:30 PM 0.86 ftLow
01-1811:31 PM 1.98 ftHigh
Extended: Venice Inlet Tides
Nearby: Venice Pier Tides

St. Petersburg Tides

01-1712:12 AM 2.14 ftHigh
01-178:26 AM -0.74 ftLow
01-174:07 PM 1.09 ftHigh
01-176:23 PM 1.03 ftLow
01-1812:53 AM 2.17 ftHigh
01-188:58 AM -0.72 ftLow
01-184:17 PM 1.06 ftHigh
01-187:08 PM 0.94 ftLow
St. Petersburg Tides

Captiva Island Tides

01-178:06 AM -0.68 ftLow
01-173:21 PM 0.99 ftHigh
01-176:03 PM 0.94 ftLow
01-1812:07 AM 1.98 ftHigh
01-188:38 AM -0.66 ftLow
01-183:31 PM 0.97 ftHigh
01-186:48 PM 0.86 ftLow
Captiva Island (Pine Island Sound) Tides
Captiva Island (Outside) Tides
North Captiva Island Tides

42098 Buoy

Egmont Channel
Timestamp 01:26 AM EST
Wave height: 9.8 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 12 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
01:26 AM EST9.812W
12:56 AM EST9.512WSW
12:26 AM EST9.211W
11:56 PM EST9.810W
11:26 PM EST10.812WSW
10:56 PM EST9.811W
10:26 PM EST10.511W
09:56 PM EST10.511W
09:26 PM EST10.812W
08:56 PM EST11.212W
08:26 PM EST11.212W
07:56 PM EST10.811W
07:26 PM EST10.211W
06:56 PM EST10.211W
06:26 PM EST11.511W
05:56 PM EST10.812W
05:26 PM EST10.511W
04:56 PM EST10.811WSW
04:26 PM EST10.211WSW
03:56 PM EST9.810W

42099 Buoy

St. Petersburg Offshore
Timestamp 01:56 AM EST
Swell Direction : 279 ° W
Wave height: 12.4 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 11 s
Average Wave Period : 7.9 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
01:56 AM EST12.511W
01:26 AM EST13.811W
12:56 AM EST14.412W
12:26 AM EST13.812W
11:56 PM EST13.111W
11:26 PM EST14.412W
10:56 PM EST14.811W
10:26 PM EST17.411W
09:56 PM EST15.412W
09:26 PM EST16.412W
08:56 PM EST15.412W
08:26 PM EST15.411W
07:56 PM EST16.412W
07:26 PM EST16.412W
06:56 PM EST16.411W
06:26 PM EST17.112W
05:56 PM EST16.711W
05:26 PM EST17.712W
04:56 PM EST16.712W
04:26 PM EST18.412W

42097 Buoy

Pulley Ridge
Timestamp 01:56 AM EST
Swell Direction : 278 ° W
Wave height: 13.7 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 12 s
Average Wave Period : 8.5 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
01:56 AM EST13.812W
01:26 AM EST12.513WNW
12:56 AM EST14.112WNW
12:26 AM EST13.811WNW
11:56 PM EST13.111WNW
11:26 PM EST14.112W
10:56 PM EST14.111WNW
10:26 PM EST14.112WNW
09:56 PM EST15.111WNW
09:26 PM EST14.412WNW
08:56 PM EST15.113WNW
08:26 PM EST13.811WNW
07:56 PM EST15.111WNW
07:26 PM EST14.811WNW
06:56 PM EST14.411WNW
06:26 PM EST14.112WNW
05:56 PM EST13.511WNW
05:26 PM EST13.111WNW
04:56 PM EST13.811WNW
04:26 PM EST11.810W

42036 Wave Buoy

West Tampa
Timestamp 01:50 AM EST
Swell Direction : 258 ° WSW
Wave height: 13.4 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 11 s
Average Wave Period : 7.1 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
01:50 AM EST13.511WSW
12:50 AM EST12.811W
10:50 PM EST15.111W
09:50 PM EST14.89W
08:50 PM EST16.711W
07:50 PM EST16.111W
06:50 PM EST15.411W
05:50 PM EST16.411WSW
04:50 PM EST15.411WSW
03:50 PM EST16.111WSW
02:50 PM EST17.111W
01:50 PM EST15.712W
12:50 PM EST18.711W
10:50 AM EST16.79WSW
09:50 AM EST16.710WSW
08:50 AM EST15.410WSW
07:50 AM EST16.19SW
06:50 AM EST13.19SW
05:50 AM EST12.89SSW
04:50 AM EST11.88S

VENF1 Wind Station

Venice
Timestamp: 02:00 AM EST
Wind Direction : 280 ° W
Wind Speed: 20.9 kts
Wind Gusts: 24.7 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1012.2 mb
Air Temperature: 64 °f
Water Temperature: 66 °f
Dew Point: 51 °f
TimeWind ktsGusts ktsCardinal
02:00 AM EST20.924.7W
01:00 AM EST20.924.7W
12:00 AM EST22.824.7WNW
11:00 PM EST26.630.4W
10:00 PM EST24.726.6W
09:00 PM EST24.728.5W
08:00 PM EST26.630.4W
07:00 PM EST26.632.3W
06:00 PM EST22.826.6W
05:00 PM EST1922.8W
04:00 PM EST24.726.6W
03:00 PM EST22.824.7W
02:00 PM EST20.924.7W
01:00 PM EST22.826.6W
12:00 PM EST22.826.6W
11:00 AM EST1922.8W
10:00 AM EST11.413.3WNW
09:00 AM EST15.217.1WNW
08:00 AM EST1922.8WNW
07:00 AM EST17.120.9S

CWBF1 Wind Station

Clearwater
Timestamp: 01:54 AM EST
Wind Direction : 290 ° WNW
Wind Speed: 19 kts
Wind Gusts: 24.7 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1012.5 mb
Air Temperature: 61 °f
Water Temperature: 64 °f
TimeWind ktsGusts ktsCardinal
01:54 AM EST1924.7WNW
01:48 AM EST22.824.7WNW
01:30 AM EST1924.7W
01:12 AM EST20.922.8W
12:54 AM EST20.924.7W
12:42 AM EST20.924.7WNW
12:30 AM EST20.924.7W
12:30 AM EST20.924.7W
12:18 AM EST20.924.7W
12:00 AM EST1924.7WNW
11:42 PM EST20.924.7W
11:24 PM EST22.824.7W
11:24 PM EST22.824.7W
11:12 PM EST22.826.6W
11:00 PM EST22.826.6W
10:54 PM EST22.828.5W
10:48 PM EST24.728.5W
10:30 PM EST24.728.5W
10:18 PM EST22.826.6W
10:00 PM EST22.830.4W

BGCF1 Wind Station

Big Carlos
Timestamp: 12:54 AM EST
Wind Direction : 280 ° W
Wind Speed: 9.5 kts
Wind Gusts: 17.1 kts
Air Temperature: 67 °f
TimeWind ktsGusts ktsCardinal
11:00 PM 9.5 15.2 WNW
10:00 PM 11.4 20.9 WNW
10:00 PM 11.4 20.9 WNW
08:00 PM 11.4 19 WNW
07:00 PM 11.4 17.1 W
06:00 PM 17.1 20.9 W
05:00 PM 15.2 20.9 W
05:00 PM 15.2 20.9 W
03:00 PM 13.3 19 W
02:00 PM 9.5 15.2 W

42013 C-10 Wind Station

Sarasota C-10
Timestamp: 01:30 AM EST
Wind Direction : 290 ° WNW
Wind Speed: 20.9 kts
Wind Gusts: 26.6 kts
Air Temperature: 65 °f
Water Temperature: 69 °f
TimeWind ktsGusts ktsCardinal
11:00 PM 22.8 30.4 WNW
11:00 PM 22.8 30.4 WNW
10:00 PM 22.8 30.4 WNW
09:00 PM 22.8 28.5 WNW
08:00 PM 24.7 32.3 W
07:00 PM 24.7 30.4 W
06:00 PM 24.7 32.3 W
05:00 PM 22.8 28.5 W
04:00 PM 20.9 28.5 W
03:00 PM 20.9 28.5 W


Monday Jan 17 Ocean Model Data GFS

Covering West Central and South West Florida for one day.

West Central Florida

Eastern Time4am7am10am1pm4pm7pm
Wind Kts 20.9 17.1 17.1 15.2 17.1 13.3
Wind Dir WNW NW NW NW NW NW
Wave Ft 7.6 6.8 6.2 5.6 5.1 4.5
Wave Dir W W W W W NW
Period 10.71 10.42 10.16 9.68 9.24 8.81

South West Florida

Eastern Time4am7am10am1pm4pm7pm
Wind Kts 19 19 17.1 15.2 13.3 13.3
Wind Dir WNW NW NW NW NW NW
Wave Ft 10.3 9.5 8.7 7.9 7.1 6.4
Wave Dir W W W W W NW
Period 10.53 10.4 10.19 9.72 9.36 8.88

West Florida Models 8 Days for wind and waves.

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