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CAPTIVA ISLAND, FL

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Today
3-4+ ft 3-5 ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high mix of S wind swell and SSW medium period swell.

Conditions

Bumpy/choppy with SSE winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting S for the afternoon.

Wind Swell
6am
SSE 16mph SSW
5.2 ft @ 9sec
9am
SSE 18mph SW
4.5 ft @ 9sec
12pm
S 21mph SSW
5.8 ft @ 8sec
3pm
S 20mph SSW
6.0 ft @ 8sec
6pm
S 20mph SW
6.0 ft @ 8sec
Friday
3-4+ ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Stomach to shoulder high SW short period wind swell for the morning drops into the waist to chest high zone during the afternoon.

Conditions

Choppy with S winds 20-25mph.

TIDES
Low:05:55 AM 1.19 ft06:56 PM 0.60 ft
High:12:52 AM 2.17 ft12:21 PM 2.88 ft
Wind Swell
6am
S 20mph SW
6.0 ft @ 8sec
9am
S 21mph SW
5.7 ft @ 7sec
12pm
S 22mph SW
5.6 ft @ 7sec
3pm
S 19mph SW
5.1 ft @ 7sec
6pm
SSW 15mph SW
4.6 ft @ 7sec
Saturday
1-3 ft 2+ ft

Surf

Knee to thigh high short period wind swell with occasional waist sets. The swell will be coming from the WSW in the morning and shift to the SSW during the day.

Conditions

Bumpy/choppy with SSE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting S for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:06:34 AM 1.05 ft07:20 PM 0.75 ft
High:01:08 AM 2.26 ft12:59 PM 2.78 ft
Wind Swell
6am
SSE 12mph WSW
3.1 ft @ 6sec
9am
SSE 12mph WSW
2.9 ft @ 6sec
12pm
S 12mph WSW
2.7 ft @ 6sec
3pm
SSW 12mph W
1.6 ft @ 6sec
6pm
SW 10mph W
1.4 ft @ 6sec
Sunday
flat flat

Surf

Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions

Light sideshore texture in the morning with ESE winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SE less than 5mph.

TIDES
Low:07:13 AM 0.93 ft07:44 PM 0.90 ft
High:01:25 AM 2.37 ft01:36 PM 2.65 ft
Wind Swell
6am
E 6mph W
1.0 ft @ 5sec
9am
ESE 7mph W
1.0 ft @ 5sec
12pm
SE 6mph WSW
0.8 ft @ 5sec
3pm
SW 1mph SW
0.9 ft @ 5sec
6pm
NW 6mph SW
0.8 ft @ 5sec
Monday
flat flat

Surf

Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions

Sideshore texture/chop with E winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting SE for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:07:53 AM 0.84 ft08:09 PM 1.06 ft
High:01:45 AM 2.48 ft02:16 PM 2.51 ft
Wind Swell
6am
ESE 8mph S
0.0 ft @ 0sec
9am
E 9mph SE
1.0 ft @ 3sec
12pm
ESE 8mph SSE
1.0 ft @ 3sec
3pm
SSE 4mph S
1.1 ft @ 4sec
6pm
WSW 3mph SSE
0.9 ft @ 4sec
Tuesday
flat flat

Surf

Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions

Light sideshore texture in the morning with E winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ENE less than 5mph.

TIDES
Low:08:37 AM 0.78 ft08:35 PM 1.21 ft
High:02:09 AM 2.57 ft03:00 PM 2.35 ft
Wind Swell
6am
ESE 8mph S
0.9 ft @ 4sec
9am
E 7mph SSE
1.1 ft @ 4sec
12pm
E 6mph SSE
1.0 ft @ 4sec
3pm
NE 4mph SSE
0.8 ft @ 4sec
6pm
NE 5mph SSE
0.7 ft @ 4sec
Wednesday
flat flat

Surf

Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions

Light sideshore texture with ENE winds 5-10mph in the morning increasing to 10-15mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:09:25 AM 0.76 ft09:05 PM 1.37 ft
High:02:38 AM 2.64 ft03:51 PM 2.17 ft
Wind Swell
6am
ENE 8mph ESE
1.0 ft @ 3sec
83° Wind  Wind - FMRF1
 N/A @ k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 42099
 9.2ft @ 8sec
tides  Low: 05:13 AM
 High: 12:34 AM
Ocean Temperature
82°
Wetsuit
Guide
82
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System Name
(From Last Advisory)
Last Advisory Date
(UTC)
Position Direction
 
Speed
mph (kts)
Pressure
mb (in)
Winds
mph (kts)
Lat Lon
HURRICANE GASTON 0000 UTC THU SEP 01 2016 35.6N 46.5W NE 18 (15.6) 969 (28.61) 104.9 (91.1)
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT 2100 UTC WED AUG 31 2016 36.3N 71.9W NE 16 (13.8) 1010 (29.83) 29.9 (26)
TROPICAL STORM HERMINE 0000 UTC THU SEP 01 2016 25.5N 87.4W NNE 8 (6.9) 1001 (29.56) 49.9 (43.4)