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

Saturday June 15 8:00 PM EDT
Saturday June 15 2024 | West Florida
On location West Florida beach and surfing photos. Coastal Counties of West Florida Saturday June 15 2024. * Click Photo to View More *

Surf & Beach Report Updated: 8:00 pm

Aloha West Florida this is the machine with the Saturday evening report. Slight chance rain showers into the hour. Air temperature at 83°. Surf is up into the night. Right now the Egmont Channel buoy is at 3.9 ft. Thigh to waist at the right spot and best on right tide. Check out the tides posted right here on the Swellmachine. Dominant wave period at 6 seconds.Water temperature at 84 °. Currently south-southwest winds around 8 knots on Venice Beach; tide at 1.2 ft...(more.) Clearwater beach south-southwest winds 13 to 15 knots; Incomming tide 1.8 ↑ ft...(more.) Later on across the region South winds around 10 knots. Moderatly humid with the dew point at 69°. First Light is at 6:07 am and Sunrise is at 6:35 am. The moon phase is Waxing Gibbous at 71% illumination and next main phase is Full Moon on 6-21. The Swellmachine's 16 day surf forecast shows chances for waves on Saturday 6-15 and Sunday 6-16. Durring the 16 day forecast period, wave heights peak out around 5.3 feet at 5.83 seconds on Saturday 6-15. Also, a chance of glassy surf with easterly winds on Sunday 6-16. Serious about surfing the Gulf, check out the Swellmachine's 16 day free forecast.

Planning on beach or watersport activities today; 45 minutes till Last Light.

Check out the full East Florida Surf forecast, weather forecast, marine forecast, buoy observations, beach cams, watches and warnings. The Swellmachine currently posting (EFL) surf: Knee. Onshore winds in the mix.


National Hurricane Center is reporting on two areas with chances for Tropical Cyclone development. Chances are as follows; one low [20%] and one medium [60%]. The WX Page surveils the Tropical Atlantic with 24/7 updates, timestamped graphics and forecasting images. Further guidance for the Atlantic can be found within GFS modeling. NHC elaborates on the two chances for potential development in the Tropical Weather Outlook. Note: A few tropical waves are mentioned in the Tropical Weather Discussion. When the next storm develops, Alberto will be it's name. A total of 168 days of Hurricane season ahead.

*The 2024 storm names are as follows; Alberto, Beryl, Chris, Debby, Ernesto, Francine, Gordon, Helene, Isaac, Joyce, Kirk, Leslie, Milton, Nadine, Oscar, Patty, Rafael, Sara, Tony, Valerie and William.

One sure way to be prepared is to tune into the Swellmachine's Epic coverage of the 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

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There are other places to surf. Check out the full Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands daily surf report. Check out our East Florida surf report and forecast. Also the Florida Panhandle daily report.

The Swellmachine is always updated bringing visitors cutting-edge Twenty-Four hour a day coverage of Florida Gulf surf & beach conditions. Swellmachine website users are kept up to date; Without ever having to wait on posts and updates. Even if they wake up well before the crack of dawn; no problem here. Swellmachine has got it all covered. Hey; the latest update was at 8:00 pm. Want to score the elusive Gulf surf & increase enjoyment of local beaches? Stay tuned to the Swellmachine's report, the Free 16-day West Florida Surf Forecast, Marine Forecast, Weather Forecast, Marine Alerts and Weather Alerts. Also check out the latest buoy data, weather observations, tides, Sunrise, Sunsets and more. All on this page. Have a wonderful Saturday evening.

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 Sunday 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 Saturday 15th of June 2024 thru Saturday 22nd of June 2024

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

Forecast for Sunday 23rd of June 2024 thru Sunday 30th of June 2024

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


West Florida Tides for over 100 locations.

East Florida Tides for over 170 locations.

More Florida 16 Day Forecasts

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

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

Florida Panhandle Surf Report 16 Day for wind and waves.

Puerto Rico 16 day Wind and Wave Forecast

Rincon Puerto Rico Surf Report 16 Day for wind and waves.

Isabella Puerto Rico Surf Report 16 Day for wind and waves.

San Juan Puerto Rico Surf Report 16 Day for wind and waves.

Venice Jetties 14 Hour Wave & Wind Forecast

Saturday 06-15


Bonus: Focused 3-Day Hourly.

There are no bacteria advisories for Sarasota County beaches. View report.

Marine Forecast & Alerts

Synopsis and Marine Forecast links updated by the NWS
Winds will shift to easterly Sunday and increase during next week as high pressure builds south setting up a rather tight pressure gradient across the waters. Winds will increase to exercise caution to advisory levels at times by late Monday and remain there through the rest of the week. Main hazard throughout the forecast period will be isolated to scattered thunderstorms which may cause locally gusty winds and rough seas. Source: FZUS52 KTBW NWS - Synopsis

Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 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

No Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for these Florida counties: Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Manatee, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus and Monroe (Issued by the National Weather Service) Last updated by the Swellmachine at 8:00 pm

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.

Coastal Sarasota FL

This includes all County beaches such as Lido Beach, Siesta Key, Point of Rocks, Turtle Beach, Nokomis North Jetty, Venice South Jetty, Manasota Beach and more.
NWS Forecast released on Saturday 15th of June 2024 07:53 PM.
Mostly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly sunny with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the lower 90s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Heat index values up to 107 in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Numerous showers, mainly in the evening. Humid with lows in the mid 70s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Partly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the lower 90s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Heat index values up to 106.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the evening. Humid with lows in the upper 70s. East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Red Tide

No reports or forecasts found for Red Tide since Friday 05-26-23

SWFL Moon Phases & Name

Current moon phase is Waxing Gibbous. Percentage of moon's disk illuminated is 71% and gradually becomes more illuminated. The next main phase is Full Moon on 6-21. This begins in 6 days, 1 hours and 10 minutes. The present lunar month and orbital period is 29 days, 14 hours and 21 minutes . The Moon's age and time elapsed into this period is 9 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes. Astronomical Moon phases below:

06-21 9:10 PM Full Moon
06-28 5:55 PM Last Quarter
07-05 6:59 PM New Moon
07-13 6:49 PM First Quarter

The June Full Moon is also known as the Strawberry Full Moon.

Expanded Moon Phase Time and Dates

SWFL Moon Rise & Set

06-15 2:12 AM Moonset
06-15 2:46 PM Moonrise
06-16 2:39 AM Moonset
06-16 3:38 PM Moonrise

SWFL Sun Rise & Sunset Set

June 16, 2024 (Sunday)

First Light6:07 am
Sunrise6:35 am
Sunset8:26 pm
Last Light8:53 pm

June 17, 2024 (Monday)

First Light6:07 am
Sunrise6:35 am
Sunset8:26 pm
Last Light8:54 pm

New: 120 day Sunrise and Sunset scheduele

Astronomical Seasons

Summmer Solstice 6-20-2024
Autumn Equinox 9-22-2024
Winter Solstice 12-21-2024
Vernal Equinox 3-20-2025

JDN: 2460477.50543

Venice Jetty/Inlet [inside] Tides

06-151:43 AM 0.57 ftLow
06-158:02 AM 1.76 ftHigh
06-153:13 PM 0.69 ftLow
06-158:39 PM 1.31 ftHigh
06-162:17 AM 0.78 ftLow
06-168:25 AM 1.90 ftHigh
06-164:12 PM 0.42 ftLow
06-1610:15 PM 1.26 ftHigh
Extended: Venice Inlet Tides
Nearby: Venice Pier Tides

St. Petersburg Tides

06-153:21 AM 0.62 ftLow
06-1510:04 AM 1.94 ftHigh
06-154:51 PM 0.76 ftLow
06-1510:41 PM 1.44 ftHigh
06-163:55 AM 0.86 ftLow
06-1610:27 AM 2.09 ftHigh
06-165:50 PM 0.46 ftLow
St. Petersburg Tides

Captiva Island Tides

06-153:01 AM 0.57 ftLow
06-159:18 AM 1.76 ftHigh
06-154:31 PM 0.69 ftLow
06-159:55 PM 1.31 ftHigh
06-163:35 AM 0.78 ftLow
06-169:41 AM 1.90 ftHigh
06-165:30 PM 0.42 ftLow
06-1611:31 PM 1.26 ftHigh
Captiva Island (Pine Island Sound) Tides
Captiva Island (Outside) Tides
North Captiva Island Tides

42098 Buoy

Egmont Channel
Timestamp 06:56 PM EDT
Wave height: 3.9 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 6 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
06:56 PM 3.96SSW
06:26 PM 3.96SSW
05:56 PM 3.95SSW
05:26 PM 3.96SSW
04:56 PM 3.36SSW
04:26 PM 3.35SSW
03:56 PM 3.05SSW
03:26 PM 3.05S
02:56 PM 3.35S
02:26 PM 3.65S
01:56 PM 3.65S
01:26 PM 3.64S
12:56 PM 3.04S
12:26 PM 2.66SSW
11:56 AM 2.06S
11:26 AM 2.35S
10:56 AM 2.36S
10:26 AM 2.06SSW
09:56 AM 2.05S
09:26 AM 2.06SSW

42099 Buoy

St. Petersburg Offshore
Timestamp 07:00 PM EDT
Swell Direction : 176 ° S
Wave height: 4.9 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 7 s
Average Wave Period : 5.2 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
07:00 PM 4.97S
06:30 PM 4.97S
06:00 PM 4.66S
05:30 PM 4.66S
05:00 PM 4.65S
04:30 PM 3.65SSE
04:00 PM 3.37S
03:00 PM 3.36S
02:30 PM 3.36S
02:00 PM 3.64SSE
01:30 PM 3.64SSE
01:00 PM 3.35S
12:30 PM 2.66S
12:00 PM 3.05S
11:30 AM 2.65SSE
11:00 AM 3.06S
10:30 AM 3.06S
10:00 AM 3.06S
09:30 AM 3.06S
09:00 AM 3.06S

42097 Buoy

Pulley Ridge
Timestamp 07:26 PM EDT
Swell Direction : 200 ° SSW
Wave height: 3.2 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 7 s
Average Wave Period : 4.7 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
07:26 PM 3.37SSW
06:56 PM 3.67SSW
06:26 PM 3.37SSW
05:56 PM 3.67SSW
05:26 PM 3.66SSW
04:56 PM 3.96S
04:26 PM 3.96S
03:56 PM 4.66S
03:26 PM 4.96S
02:56 PM 4.96S
02:26 PM 5.66SSW
01:56 PM 5.66S
01:26 PM 5.26S
12:56 PM 4.35S
12:26 PM 3.95SSE
11:56 AM 3.95SSE
11:26 AM 3.96S
10:26 AM 3.65SSE
09:56 AM 3.65SSE
09:26 AM 3.35S

42036 Wave Buoy

West Tampa
Timestamp 07:20 PM EDT
Swell Direction : 169 ° S
Wave height: 2.9 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 5 s
Average Wave Period : 4.2 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
07:20 PM 3.05S
06:50 PM 3.05S
06:20 PM 3.06SSE
04:50 PM 3.06SSE
04:20 PM 2.66S
03:50 PM 2.66SSE
03:20 PM 2.66SSE
02:50 PM 2.66SSE
02:20 PM 2.66SSE
01:50 PM 2.66SSE
01:20 PM 3.06SSE
12:50 PM 3.06SSE
12:20 PM 2.66SSE
11:50 AM 2.36SSE
10:50 AM 2.06SSE
10:20 AM 2.06SSE
09:50 AM 1.67SSE
09:10 AM 1.37SSE
08:50 AM 1.37S
07:50 AM 1.38SSW

VENF1 Wind Station

Timestamp: 07:00 PM EDT
Wind Direction : 200 ° SSW
Wind Speed: 7.6 kts
Wind Gusts: 7.6 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1014.6 mb
Air Temperature: 83 °f
Water Temperature: 84 °f
Dew Point: 69 °f
TimeWind ktsGusts ktsCardinal
07:00 PM 7.67.6SSW
06:00 PM 9.511.4SSW
05:00 PM 9.59.5WSW
04:00 PM 1920.9WSW
03:00 PM 7.69.5SSW
02:00 PM 7.67.6S
01:00 PM 13.315.2S
12:00 PM 13.315.2SSE
11:00 AM 1920.9S
10:00 AM 9.511.4SSE
09:00 AM 5.77.6SE
08:00 AM 5.77.6ESE
07:00 AM 3.85.7E
06:00 AM 3.83.8ESE
05:00 AM 3.85.7SE
04:00 AM 3.83.8SE
03:00 AM 9.511.4S
02:00 AM 5.77.6S
01:00 AM 3.85.7S
12:00 AM 7.69.5SSW

CWBF1 Wind Station

Timestamp: 07:18 PM EDT
Wind Direction : 200 ° SSW
Wind Speed: 11.4 kts
Wind Gusts: 13.3 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1014.7 mb
Water Temperature: 89 °f
TimeWind ktsGusts ktsCardinal
07:18 PM 11.413.3SSW
07:00 PM 13.315.2SSW
06:54 PM 13.315.2SSW
06:48 PM 11.415.2SSW
06:30 PM 15.217.1SSW
06:18 PM 13.317.1SSW
06:00 PM 15.217.1SSW
05:54 PM 15.219SSW
05:48 PM 15.219SSW
05:30 PM 17.117.1SSW
05:18 PM 15.217.1SSW
04:30 PM 9.511.4SSW
04:18 PM 9.511.4SSW
04:00 PM 7.69.5SSW
03:54 PM 7.69.5SSW
03:48 PM 7.611.4SSW
03:30 PM 7.611.4S
03:18 PM 7.69.5S
03:00 PM 1.93.8SE
02:48 PM 1.93.8SSE

42013 C-10 Wind Station

Sarasota C-10
Timestamp: 06:35 PM EDT
Wind Direction : 190 ° S
Wind Speed: 11.4 kts
Wind Gusts: 13.3 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1015.0 mb
Air Temperature: 83 °f
Water Temperature: 85 °f
Dew Point: 82 °f
TimeWind ktsGusts ktsCardinal
06:00 PM 11.4 13.3 S
05:00 PM 13.3 15.2 SSW
04:00 PM 17.1 20.9 SSW
03:00 PM 17.1 20.9 SW
02:00 PM 7.6 9.5 SSW
01:00 PM 9.5 13.3 S
12:00 PM 13.3 17.1 S
11:00 AM 22.8 28.5 SSE
10:00 AM 11.4 13.3 S
09:00 AM 9.5 11.4 SSE

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The Swellmachine is here for professional, intermediate and beginner water sports enthusiasts. The Swellmachine Gulf Surf and Beach Report is always updated; posting wind, wave, surf, tides, weather and environmental conditions - 24/7. Whether you are into surfing, swimming, kayaking, surf ski, paddle boarding or simply a casual beachcomber this is the place for you.This website covers all of Florida with surf reports and forecast. These reports and forecasts include the East Coast of Florida, the Florida Panhandle, West Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. This Gulf surf report page covers the surf breaks of West Florida: Lido Beach, Siesta Key, Point of Rocks, Turtle Beach, Nokomis North Jetty, Venice South Jetty, Manasota Beach, Boca grande, Englewood, Captiva Island, Sanibel, Little Hickory, Naples Pier, Ana Maria Island, Bradenton Beach,Twin Piers, Sunset Beach, Treasure Island, Clearwater Beach, Sand Key, Indian Rocks Beach and Honeymoon Island State Park. Did we miss a few? Well, those spots get to stay a secret. Everyone at the Swellmachine is a water sports enthusiast and we designed our site to be a one stop shop for all surf data. We also live in Florida and play in the same waters. So we merge local knowledge into our reporting system. Our goal is keeping the machine running as smooth as possible for our visitors. Thank you for visiting the machine. Questions or comments? Please feel free to contact