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Siesta ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 2.4

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Siesta (light winds from the NW at Sarasota/Bradenton Airport 7 km from Siesta). no significant swell
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Actual: 39 min ago

Light
9 km/h
NW
Glassy
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Siesta Surf Forecast / Florida – Gulf / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Thursday 17 Aug 2017 EDT

Siesta surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Siesta sea temperature is 31.8 °C (Statistics for 17 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 29.6 max: 30.6 min: 28.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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SSE

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Period(s) (?)42--3-4-44--5-55-444-34
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)0000001001002301050222025
Wind
(km/h)
15 NW15
10 N10
10 SE10
10 W10
0 S0
5 ESE5
10 WNW10
10 ESE10
15 E15
15 ESE15
25 ESE25
20 ESE20
15 E15
20 E20
20 ENE20
20 ENE20
20 E20
10 ENE10
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
10 SSE10
20 SSW20
15 S15
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
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cross-
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cross-
on
glasscross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

11:52PM
0.66
9:46AM
1.01

12:28AM
0.68
10:47AM
1.04

1:01AM
0.70
11:42AM
1.05

1:33AM
0.72
12:31PM
1.04

2:03AM
0.74
1:19PM
1.01

2:28AM
0.77

2:07PM
0.95
2:58AM
0.79

2:53PM
0.88

Low Tide
/ height (m)
4:41PM
0.13
3:18AM
0.59

5:34PM
0.08
4:24AM
0.56

6:23PM
0.06

5:25AM
0.52
7:04PM
0.07

6:18AM
0.47
7:41PM
0.11

7:04AM
0.42

8:16PM
0.16
7:54AM
0.39

8:48PM
0.23
8:43AM
0.36


Note: the tide data above is for Longboat Key which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Siesta.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Siesta blow from the ENE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
1116-----612--2--1-324131
High °C
3130303231303231303228293432283431303231303130
Low °C
3129283129283228283228273326263227273229283030
Chill °C (?)
3130303231303231303228293432283431303231303130
Sunrise
--7:01--7:03--7:03--7:03--7:03--7:05--7:05--
Sunset
8:06--8:05--8:04--8:02--8:01--8:00--8:00--7:59-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 27mm), heaviest during Sun night. Very warm air temperatures (max 32°C on Fri afternoon, min 28°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 35mm), heaviest during Wed night. Very warm air temperatures (max 34°C on Mon afternoon, min 26°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Siesta Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Siesta provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Siesta can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Siesta surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Siesta) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Siesta may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Siesta is 7 km (4 miles) from the city of Bayshore Gardens. If you plan a vacation in Gulf Coast, Florida, look for hotels and other accommodation in Bayshore Gardens. Bayshore Gardens has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.