BOB FREEMAN’S WEEKEND SURF REPORT

By  //  December 18, 2015

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SURF REPORT

Waves are looking mostly unrideable this morning. Late-morning's lower tide could help make the small waves more rideable by then. Surfers seeking an early morning surf session may want to focus on Cocoa Beach's northernmost beaches for a longboardable wave.

I believe surf heights will decrease down into the thigh-high range for Sunday. Northwesterly winds will produce cleaner conditions during the morning hours.

SURF REPORT FOR DEC 18-20

Bob Freeman has been surfing Brevard's waves since 1966.

Bob Freeman has been surfing Brevard’s waves since 1966.Waves are not looking very fun this morning. There is plenty of northeasterly groundswell remaining, but onshore winds from passing storms are producing sloppy conditions.

FRIDAY: Surf this Friday morning is running in the mostly knee-high range with semi-clean conditions from an early southwesterly wind.

SATURDAY: Saturday’s surf will build into the waist-high range with bumpy surface conditions from a steady northeasterly wind.

SUNDAY: I expect Sunday’s surf heights to increase through the day into the chest-high range with very bumpy and drifty conditions from a strong northeasterly wind.

Cocoa Beach ocean temperatures now average 72 degrees.

BREVARD-COUNTY-MAP-300WAVE HEIGHT MAPS

Friday
• Playalinda …   1-2 ft
• Cape Canaveral … 1 ft
• Cocoa Beach … 1-2 ft
• Satellite Beach … 1-2 ft
• Indialantic … 1-2 ft
• Melbourne Beach … 1-2 ft
• Sebastian Inlet … 1-2 ft

Saturday
• Playalinda …   3-4 ft
• Cape Canaveral … 2 ft
• Cocoa Beach … 2-3 ft
• Satellite Beach … 3 ft
• Indialantic … 3 ft
• Melbourne Beach … 3 ft
• Sebastian Inlet … 3 ft
Sunday
• Playalinda …   4-6 ft
• Cape Canaveral … 2-3 ft
• Cocoa Beach … 3-4 ft
• Satellite Beach … 3-5 ft
• Indialantic … 4-6 ft
• Melbourne Beach … 4-6 ft
• Sebastian Inlet … 4-6 ft

Bob Freeman has been surfing Brevard’s waves since 1966. 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Bob-Freeman-180-2Bob Freeman has been surfing Brevard’s waves since 1966. He was also the first to surf several of North Carolina’s remote islands in the mid ’60s and travels frequently to surf in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Mexico and Hawaii. He provided his first surf reporting and weekend forecasts in 1968 live on WKKO radio from the RonJon Surf Shop on Cocoa Beach Pier. He was the 1968 Florida Men’s Surfing Champion and is the current Florida Legend’s Surfing Champion. He has gathered over 300 amateur 1st place awards in both shortboard and longboard divisions. He is a 2014 Inductee into the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame.

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