Hourly Gulf Surf Report & 6-day West Florida Surf Forecast


Tuesday July 7 12:15 PM EDT

Surf & Beach Report Updated: 12:15 pm

Aloha West Florida this is the machine with the Tuesday lunchtime hour regional Gulf surf and beach report. We monitor the conditions with updates every fifteen minutes throughout the day. So keep checking in for the latest up to the minute observations. Surf is up at best spots and definitely some skim. Triple play on the buoys as they all line up in our swell window with wave heights at 1.3 ft (42097), 2.3 ft (42098) and 2.6 ft (42099.) Dominant wave period at 6 seconds. Shin pulse maybe Knee sets at right spot and tide. Next opportunity for fun surf comes on Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday and Sunday.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Air temperature at 86°. Water temperature at 89 °. High humidity with the dew point at 75°. Currently south-southwest winds 6 to 8 knots on Venice Beach. Clearwater beach southwest winds 11 to 13 knots. Later on across the region West winds around 10 knots . The UV Index is (12) extreme today. Today's Sunset is around 8:27 pm.

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The Summertime blues are here but 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.

This site 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. Even if they wake up well before the crack of dawn; no problem here. We got them covered. Hey; the latest update was at 12:15 pm. Want to score the elusive Gulf surf & Increase enjoyment of local beaches? Stay tuned to the Swellmachine's report and Free 6-day West Florida surf forecast. Also check out the latest buoy and weather station observations on this page. Have an awesome afternoon.

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 surf analysis and forecast. Breaking it down by counties; the following have their own local page. Check out the Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday and Sunday forecast:



Marine Forecast

Updated by the NWS 1003 AM EDT Tue Jul 7 2020
High pressure ridging across southern Florida and into the Gulf of Mexico will support continued westerly winds. Wind speeds will generally remain below advisory levels although daily showers and thunderstorms will be capable of creating locally hazardous boating conditions. Source: FZUS52 KTBW NWS More



Isolated showers and thunderstorms

Florida Radar and Storm track

Venice Jetty (Inlet)

No current watches, warnings, and advisories for Coastal Sarasota County FL @ 12:14 PM
NWS Forecast below released on Tuesday 7th of July 2020 07:25 AM.

This Afternoon

This Afternoon Weather Image
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 102. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Tonight Weather Image
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. Heat index values as high as 99. West northwest wind 2 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday

Wednesday Weather Image
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 103. West wind 2 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night

Wednesday Night Weather Image
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Heat index values as high as 99. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Thursday

Thursday Weather Image
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West northwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Weather Forecast West Florida

SWFL Moon Phases & Name

07-12 7:31 PM Last Quarter
07-20 1:33 PM New Moon
07-27 8:33 AM First Quarter
08-03 11:59 AM Full Moon

The July Full Moon is also known as the Buck Full Moon.

SWFL Moon Rise & Set

07-07 8:55 AM Moonset
07-07 10:45 PM Moonrise
07-08 9:52 AM Moonset
07-08 11:23 PM Moonrise

SWFL Sun Rise & Sunset Set

Tuesday: 07-07

First Light6:14 am
Sunrise6:41 am
Sunset8:27 pm
Last Light8:55 pm

Wednesday: 07-08

First Light6:15 am
Sunrise6:42 am
Sunset8:27 pm
Last Light8:55 pm

Venice Jetty/Inlet [inside] Tides

07-074:14 AM 1.30 ftHigh
07-076:52 AM 1.24 ftLow
07-071:18 PM 2.45 ftHigh
07-079:45 PM -0.15 ftLow
07-084:36 AM 1.33 ftHigh
07-087:53 AM 1.22 ftLow
07-082:02 PM 2.32 ftHigh
07-0810:21 PM -0.03 ftLow

St. Petersburg Tides

07-076:16 AM 1.43 ftHigh
07-078:30 AM 1.37 ftLow
07-073:20 PM 2.70 ftHigh
07-0711:23 PM -0.17 ftLow
07-086:38 AM 1.46 ftHigh
07-089:31 AM 1.34 ftLow
07-084:04 PM 2.55 ftHigh
07-0811:59 PM -0.03 ftLow

Captiva Island Tides

07-075:30 AM 1.30 ftHigh
07-078:10 AM 1.24 ftLow
07-072:34 PM 2.45 ftHigh
07-0711:03 PM -0.15 ftLow
07-085:52 AM 1.33 ftHigh
07-089:11 AM 1.22 ftLow
07-083:18 PM 2.32 ftHigh
07-0811:39 PM -0.03 ftLow

42098 Buoy

Egmont Channel
Timestamp 11:00 AM EDT
Swell Direction : 269 ° W
Wave height: 2.2 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 6 s
Average Wave Period : 3.6 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
10:00 AM 2.36W
09:00 AM 2.04WSW
08:00 AM 2.06--
07:00 AM 2.06--
07:00 AM 2.06WSW
06:00 AM 2.06W

42099 Buoy

St. Petersburg Offshore
Timestamp 11:00 AM EDT
Swell Direction : 289 ° WNW
Wave height: 2.6 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 6 s
Average Wave Period : 4.1 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
10:00 AM 2.65WNW
09:00 AM 2.65W
08:00 AM 2.66--
07:00 AM 2.66WNW
07:00 AM 2.36W
06:00 AM 2.66WNW

42097 Buoy

Pulley Ridge
Timestamp 11:00 AM EDT
Swell Direction : 258 ° WSW
Wave height: 1.3 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 5 s
Average Wave Period : 4.5 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
10:00 AM 1.36W
09:00 AM 1.36WSW
08:00 AM 1.65--
07:00 AM 1.36--
06:00 AM 1.35W
06:00 AM 1.35W

42036 Wave Buoy

West Tampa
Timestamp 09:00 AM EDT
Swell Direction : 280 ° W
Wave height: 2.9 ft
Average Wave Period : 4.0 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
09:00 AM 3.0--W
08:00 AM 3.36W
08:00 AM 3.36W
07:00 AM 3.06W
06:00 AM 3.05W
05:00 AM 3.06W


VENF1 Wind Station

Venice
Timestamp: 11:00 AM EDT
Wind Direction : 200 ° SSW
Wind Speed: 5.7 kts
Wind Gusts: 7.6 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1019.0 mb
Air Temperature: 86 °f
Water Temperature: 89 °f
Dew Point: 75 °f
TimeWind ktsGusts ktsCardinal
11:00 AM 5.7 7.6 SSW
10:00 AM 3.8 5.7 S
09:00 AM 7.6 9.5 SSW
08:00 AM 3.8 5.7 ESE
07:00 AM 3.8 5.7 ESE
06:00 AM 5.7 5.7 SSW
05:00 AM 3.8 3.8 E
04:00 AM 5.7 5.7 ESE
03:00 AM 5.7 5.7 E
02:00 AM 3.8 5.7 E

CWBF1 Wind Station

Clearwater
Timestamp: 11:00 AM EDT
Wind Direction : 230 ° SW
Wind Speed: 11.4 kts
Wind Gusts: 13.3 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1019.0 mb
Air Temperature: 85 °f
Water Temperature: 88 °f
TimeWind ktsGusts ktsCardinal
11:00 AM 11.4 13.3 SW
10:00 AM 9.5 11.4 SW
09:00 AM 7.6 9.5 SW
08:00 AM 9.5 11.4 SW
07:00 AM 7.6 9.5 SW
06:00 AM 7.6 9.5 SW
05:00 AM 3.8 3.8 SE
04:00 AM 3.8 3.8 SE
03:00 AM 3.8 5.7 ESE
02:00 AM 5.7 7.6 ESE

BGCF1 Wind Station

Big Carlos
Timestamp: 10:00 AM EDT
Wind Direction : 210 ° SSW
Wind Speed: 3.8 kts
Wind Gusts: 5.7 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1019.8 mb
Air Temperature: 88 °f
TimeWind ktsGusts ktsCardinal
10:00 AM 3.8 5.7 SSW
09:00 AM 3.8 5.7 ESE
08:00 AM 5.7 7.6 ESE
07:00 AM 5.7 7.6 SE
06:00 AM 3.8 5.7 ESE
05:00 AM 3.8 5.7 ESE
04:00 AM 3.8 5.7 SE
02:00 AM 5.7 7.6 SE
02:00 AM 5.7 7.6 SE
01:00 AM 5.7 7.6 SE


Tuesday Jul 7 Ocean Model Data WW3

Covering West Central and South West Florida for one day.

West Central Florida

Eastern Time4am7am10am1pm4pm7pm
Wind Kts 5.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 5.7 5.7
Wind Dir SW SW SW SW WSW W
Wave Ft 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6
Wave Dir WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW W
Period 5.51 5.49 5.48 5.52 5.59 5.62

South West Florida

Eastern Time4am7am10am1pm4pm7pm
Wind Kts 1.9 1.9 3.8 1.9 1.9 3.8
Wind Dir SSE SSE SSE SSE WSW WNW
Wave Ft 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3
Wave Dir WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW
Period 5.46 5.42 5.39 5.38 5.4 5.49

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