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Please call our Beach Conditions Hotline at 954-828-4597 for information.

We apology for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience. Enjoy our beautiful beach and stay safe.



Date/Time:

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 8:00 AM.

Weather Forecast:

Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High 88 degrees. Winds East at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Sunrise today was at 6:41 AM, and Sunset will be 8:12 PM.

Current Weather:

Partly cloudy. Winds are North-Northwest at 4 mph. Air temperature of 78 degrees; Humidity 86%; Dew Point 76 degrees; Barometric Pressure 30.03 inches; The UV Index will be 10 out of 10 today which is in the extreme range, so please wear your sunscreen; Visibility 10 miles.

Marine Forecast:

Today: East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Tonight: East southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas less than 2 feet. Dominant wave period 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Ocean Water Conditions: 2-4 ft           
Intracoastal Water Conditions: A light chop.

Air Temperature:

The air temperature currently is 78 degrees and the temperature range today will be 76-88 degrees.
Water Temperature (Ocean): 85 degrees.

High Tide:

11:23 AM @ +2.88 feet.

Low Tide:

5:23 PM @ -0.20 feet.

Wind Direction/Speed:

The wind currently is North-Northwest at 4 mph, and will range today from 10-15 mph, predominantly out of the East.

Sea Pests:

There are sea lice (larval Thimble Jellyfish) in the ocean at this time.

Current Warning Flags:

Today we will be flying YELLOW and PURPLE flags for moderate-hazard bathing conditions with rip currents and sea lice. Please remember to always swim in front of a lifeguard, on a lifeguarded beach, and to consult that lifeguard on duty before entering the ocean, as conditions are always subject to change. Thank you for checking our webpage, and have a safe day! Lt. Jim McCrady.