Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Cocoa Beach Surfing & Fishing Report For June 8, 2015



COCOA BEACH, Florida --  As of 7 a.m. on Monday, June 8, 2015, waves are under two feet and semi-choppy - poor conditions for surfers.  Despite fresh seaweed in the water, the water has cleared up and the 3.5 ft. tidal movements should make for a good day of surf fishing.



Jelly Fish: Portuguese Man-o-War are not present in the ocean and on the beach.

Seaweed: A fresh line of seaweed has blown onshore in addition to the blackened and disintegrating remnants of the heavy amount of Sargasso seaweed that came ashore during the last two weeks. 

Sharks:  Blacktip around 4-5 ft. have either been spotted or caught near-shore within the last two weeks.

Winds: From the west-southwest at 2 mph.

Near-shore Current:  A near shore current is nearly still.

Breaking Waves:  1-2 ft. and semi-choppy. 

Rip Current Threat: Moderate

UV Index: 10 (High)

Current Temps:  Water 82 F    Air 78 F

20 Mile Cape Canaveral Buoy: 2.3 ft. swell every 8 seconds.

COCOA BEACH TIDES:


Monday:
06:49 AM Low
01:03 PM High

Tuesday:
07:50 AM Low
02:05 PM High 


Wednesday:
08:52 AM Low
03:10 PM High  


Thursday:
09:53 AM Low
04:14 PM High  

FISHING FORECAST:

Mornings will be the best time to fish to beat the afternoon showers that will occur Tuesday through Thursday.  Whiting is the most popular catch. Permit, ladyfish, spot, and triple tail are also biting in the surf zone. Sheepshead, Flounder, and Black Drum can be found near the piers and jetties.

SURFING FORECAST:
Under 3 feet and semi-glassy or semi-choppy depending on passing, isolated thunderstorms Tuesday through Thursday.

BOATING FORECAST:

VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM- 325 AM EDT MON JUN 8 2015

TODAY...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. MOSTLY SMOOTH ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS.

TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.


AMZ500-082030- SYNOPSIS FOR FLAGLER BEACH TO JUPITER INLET OUT 60 NM- 325 AM EDT MON JUN 8 2015

SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH OF THE REGION WILL RESULT IN A LIGHT TO GENTLE ONSHORE BREEZE EARLY THIS WEEK WITH GOOD BOATING CONDITIONS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SINK TO THE SOUTH BY MID WEEK RESULTING IN SOUTH-SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW AND INCREASING COVERAGE OF OFFSHORE MOVING SHOWERS AND STORMS IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

GULF STREAM HAZARDS...NONE.

THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION OF THE WEST WALL OF THE GULF STREAM BASED ON THE REAL TIME OCEAN FORECAST SYSTEM FROM SATURDAY JUNE 6TH:

45 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PONCE INLET.

30 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF PORT CANAVERAL.

24 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF SEBASTIAN INLET.

16 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF FORT PIERCE INLET.

10 NAUTICAL MILES EAST OF SAINT LUCIE INLET.