Bob Freeman’s Surf Report For October 21-23 In Brevard County

By  //  October 21, 2016

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has been surfing Brevard's waves since 1966

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.

Cocoa Beach ocean temperatures now average 78 degrees.

SURF REPORT FOR OCTOBER 14-16

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.

Good Morning, Surfers!

Friday: Go surfing today if you can. An approaching cold front started shifting winds more offshore late Thursday evening. This morning’s northwesterly winds will clean up surfing conditions and produce fun chest-high waves with semi-clean lines.

Saturday: Wave heights will decrease into the thigh- to waist-high range with windy, drifty conditions returning. Try to surf very early in the morning as there is a chance northwesterly winds could remain for a few hours.

Sunday: I expect waves to remain in the thigh- to waist-high range with bumpy conditions from a steady northeasterly wind.

Cocoa Beach ocean temperatures now average 78 degrees.

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BREVARD-COUNTY-MAP-300WAVE HEIGHT MAPS

Friday
• Playalinda …   4-6 ft
• Water temp … 78
• Cape Canaveral … 2-3 ft
• Cocoa Beach … 3-4 ft
• Satellite Beach … 3-5 ft
• Indialantic … 3-5 ft
• Melbourne Beach … 3-5 ft
• Sebastian Inlet … 3-5 ft

Saturday
• Playalinda …   2-3 ft
• Water temp … 78
• Cape Canaveral … 2 ft
• Cocoa Beach … 2-3 ft
• Satellite Beach … 2-3 ft
• Indialantic … 2-3 ft
• Melbourne Beach … 2-3 ft
• Sebastian Inlet … 2-3 ft

Sunday
• Playalinda …   2-3 ft
• Water temp … 78
• Cape Canaveral … 2 ft
• Cocoa Beach … 2-3 ft
• Satellite Beach … 2-3 ft
• Indialantic … 2-3 ft
• Melbourne Beach … 2-3 ft
• Sebastian Inlet … 2-3 ft

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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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