Island Surf Report

Friday, August 31, 2007

 

Flat for the weekend

Gulf is like a lake today. Nothing in the forecast to make waves as of this morning. Good time for some end of summer fishing.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:05 AM

Thursday, August 30, 2007

 

Flat


No surf today. Water is clear and calm. Maybe a good day for fishing. Here is another Hurricane Dean photo.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:22 AM

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

 

No Surf today

Surf is flat today. Forecast show rest of week to be 2 foot seas or less.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 6:58 AM

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

 

No surf today


The small swell from yesterday has become smaller. Surf is running knee high today. Forecast is for 2 foot seas the rest of the week. Here is one photo from Hurricane Dean swell.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 6:49 AM

Monday, August 27, 2007

 

Small Waves

Surf is running thigh to waist high this morning. Mushy but clean with no wind on it this morning.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:06 AM

Sunday, August 26, 2007

 

Same as yesterday

Knee to waist high surf. Fun waves on the inside with no wind this morning.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:50 AM

Saturday, August 25, 2007

 

Back to knee high

Green water, no wind, knee high maybe occasional waist high. Fun on longboard maybe. Alot of seaweed and wood on the beach and in the water from the high tide.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 8:17 AM

Friday, August 24, 2007

 

Still Surf today

Solid chest high + waves still. Disorganized this morning but might clean up today if the wind stays down. Click on the "current wind" tab to have up to the minute winds on Padre Island.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:58 AM

Thursday, August 23, 2007

 

Afternoon Update

Wind is still on the surf. Solid chest to shoulder high but washing through. Fun surf but pretty disorganized.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 1:48 PM
 

A little morning sickness

Definitely plenty of surf this morning. Tides came up to dunes last night so look out for wood and other debri scattered on beach. Surf is has some morning sickness but will probably settle down and get fun through out the day. Light SE wind this morning.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:59 AM

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

 

Mid_Day Update

Surf is solid head head and still building. Strong East wind on it and disorganized but no current and plenty of size. Fifty mile bouy is showing 5-7 feet. Seas off South Padre Island have built to swell of 10-15 feet. Tide is pushing water up to the dunes.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 12:21 PM
 

Swell is showing

Solid chest high surf and building. Disorganized this morning with ESE wind 10 mph. Surf should get bigger and wind is forecasted to blow 20+ mph from the SE. Tropical rain showers will change conditions through out the day. Buoys off South Padre show 14+ foot waves offshore

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 6:59 AM

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

 

Twenty foot swell ++

20 foot swell in the Yucatan Basin according to the National Buoy located in Caribbbean. Here on Padre Island we still have sloppy, choppy thigh high surf. Waves should begin to build on SE wind through today. Wednesday and Thursday is the window for Hurricane Dean swell. Middle Gulf bouy 42001 is showing 6.6 ft waves.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 6:54 AM

Monday, August 20, 2007

 

Knee to thigh high

Not much surf today. Knee to thigh high on the inside. National Hurricane Center is forecasting Dean to move into Mexico much further south now. Wave models still show Corpus receiving swell on Wednesday.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:06 AM

Sunday, August 19, 2007

 

windy and small

Knee to waist high wind driven surf. Pretty sloppy and disorganized. South-Southeast wind 15 mph+

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:45 AM

Saturday, August 18, 2007

 

Sloppy waist high

Waist to chest high surf with 15+ SSE wind and plenty of sea lice.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 8:20 AM

Friday, August 17, 2007

 

Still a little surf

Chest high still on the inside. If you did not get enough yesterday leftovers are still here. Breaking on the inside and a little bumpy and disorganized

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:21 AM

Thursday, August 16, 2007

 

Evening update

Still waves this evening but not as good as this morning. Running chest high with slight north to south current. Dumping on the inside and mushy on the outside. Forecast calls for surf to last through tomorrow. Keep an eye on DEAN for the next swell.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 6:38 PM
 

Surf is here

Waves are running shoulder high ++ with good form. Light offshore wind this morning. Conditions will change through out the day with each tropical band that comes through

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:14 AM

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

 

No waves on the beach...yet

No waves yet. Probably be mid-morning to early afternoon before the swell hits the beach. Middle Gulf and SPI buoy are 5 ft. Forecast is for 8+ foot seas today through tomorrow with potential for Tropical Storm conditions. Keep an eye on National Hurricane Center.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 6:27 AM

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

 

Evening Update

Buoys are building in the middle of the Gulf. Hopefully swell here by morning but looks like it may be afternoon.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 5:46 PM
 

Swell on the Way

No waves yet this morning but 20o mile buoy is starting to show swell. Forecast models show 6 foot+ swell hitting late tonight. Might have a little bit of surf late this evening.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:46 AM

Monday, August 13, 2007

 

50 Mile Buoy: 0.0 ft

Cannot be any flatter than it is today. Wave models say all that is going to change. Forecast is for tropical wave to bring some surf starting late tonight through Thursday. Will see what happens...

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:10 AM

Sunday, August 12, 2007

 

Hot and Flat

Not much more to say... No waves but alot of sun. Maybe something from the tropics late in the week.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:55 AM

Saturday, August 11, 2007

 

Hot and Flat

No surf, like a lake. Surf fishing is going off. Good day to find some relief from the heat on the beach.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:57 AM

Thursday, August 9, 2007

 

No Waves

Summer flat spell is on us. Still no surf today.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 8:10 AM

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

 

About the same

Running knee high maybe a little bigger.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:40 AM

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

 

Knee High

Still small, knee high at best. Buoys are up to three feet so maybe the wind can bring up the surf

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:14 AM

Monday, August 6, 2007

 

Knee High

Knee high wind wave on the inside. If you are desperate for surf then there is a little.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 6:39 AM

Sunday, August 5, 2007

 

Picked up a little

Surf is running about knee high. Might get bigger this afternoon if southwind blows on it some more.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:18 AM

Saturday, August 4, 2007

 

Surf is Flat

No waves today. Potential for waves from tropical activity by late next week.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 6:37 AM

Friday, August 3, 2007

 

Still no surf

Summer flat doldrums have set in. Keep an eye on the Gulf... Maybe some surf by mid-late next week...

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 8:21 AM

Thursday, August 2, 2007

 

No Waves

Flat today no change from yesterday.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 8:25 AM

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

 

Flat still

A weak knee high at best. Forecast models not showing any surf for the few days.

posted by www.onpadreisland.com  @ 7:29 AM

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