9 pm Evening Update
Hope you caught some of those Invest 92L waves we had today. The day started in the knee to thigh high range and ended with another spectacular sunset, light winds, and waist to chest+ high sets showing up before dark. Today the early bird got the worm but the late bird got the bigger and tastier worm. I shot all the way to dark and don’t have time to get anything up but this tease tonight so check back.
Get ready for more waves tomorrow morning with a secondary pulse and bigger waves later in the day once again. We’ll have more leftover waves on Tuesday. Further out, the Surf Smooth 7S Satellite is showing more waves coming next weekend with two systems entering the Gulf around the same time. (One will be coming from the east and one from the south). Gonna get interesting and just like today’s swell… you’ll find out about it before it happens here at SURFSMOOTH.COM.
9:30 am Update
The waves are knee to thigh high with an occasional bigger set but you have to wait on em. The wind has clocked more easterly putting some chop on the surface. Not shortboardable yet. Keep an eye on the report and cams because it will build later. The Pensacola Buoy is 4.3 ft @ 6 sec.
At sunset the waves were only shin to maybe knee high. Invest 92L is located over the east-central Gulf of Mexico and has continued to become less defined this afternoon and the associated shower activity is minimal. Upper-level winds are not conducive for development, and the low will most likely degenerate into a trough of low pressure while it moves westward across the Gulf of Mexico during the next few days. It will be interesting to see what tomorrow brings. At 8 pm the Pensacola Buoy is 3.3 ft @ 6 sec.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days…low…near 0 percent.
Another great sunset
Here comes the night
12:30 pm Saturday Update
Still no sign of any increase in waves on the beach… only shin high. Lots of SUPs up and down the beach. The Pensacola Buoy has increased to 3 ft @ 5 sec. so we’re keeping an eye on it. Invest 92L continues to track west in the Gulf but it is not gaining any strength right now due to strong wind shear that is inhibiting it’s growth.
10:15am Saturday Update
The gulf is very clear with an east northeast breeze. We have some clean shin high bumps coming through. It’s a sup day at best.