The power of this ground swell hit 15 seconds at the 120 a couple times today in the 10 foot range between noon and 7 PM!
The Cape will have glass, but we may have daybreak morning sickness (sort of), cause we may have SSW winds until 7 Am ish. That’s sideshore for us. But by 9 Am we ought to start seeing some glass, hopefully before. Low tide is around 9:30 Am.
Satellite Beach is aimed perfect for SW winds before daybreak and that’s total offshore there. They should see some 1 foot overhead perfect glass waves, but by 9 or 10 it drops down to head high; who’s complaining? The Cape, I am praying that we will have stomach to chest high shoulders (some shoulder high faces), but a few chest high shoulders ought to roll thru. This swell had like a 70° angle which is more East than NE, so that’s why we got some good size waves today, and though dropping, we ought to have some really nice waves Friday.
The winds are gonna kick up fast. 2 days ago, it was looking to be 5 to 8 mph, but now it’s looking 10 mph SSW at daybreak, and SW winds by 8 Am, so it may take till 9 or 10 Am to turn mirror glass. By 10 Am, we could be seeing some 15 mph winds so don’t sleep in late or you’ll be taking a wind spray shower in the FACE!
Saturday morning late the new swell starts hitting the beach while the old one leave. Before lunch it should be overhead down South, 20 mph plus onshore winds, and by dinner, some 10 foot faces South, and hopefully chest high to head high at the Cape. This swell angle is like 52 ° which means the Cape gets blocked out a bunch. We’ll just have to see how much we get. Because the storm is massive, we should get some head high stuff but not double overhead like Satellite Beach will see on the huge set waves Sunday. (hah, like who is gonna paddle out into 10 foot plus chop slop and actually make it out? 🙂
Anyhow, I’m going to bed 🙂