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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 Still cross-shore at Siesta (strong winds from the NNW at City Island Sarasota wx 7 km from Siesta). 1.8m 6 s period wind swell from NW
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Strong
46.7 km/h
NNW
Cross-Shore
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Siesta Surf Forecast / Florida – Gulf / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Wednesday 17 Jan 2018 EST

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 16.4 °C (Statistics for 17 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 20.9 max: 22.7 min: 18.6 °C)

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

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1.2
NW

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0.1
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0.1
W
0.1
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0.1
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Period(s) (?)-5------4444-4-4444--63
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)0700000000010020010300031
Wind
(km/h)
5
NNE
35
NNW
30
N
25
NNE
15
NNE
15
ENE
15
NE
10
N
15
ENE
15
ENE
10
NNW
15
E
15
ENE
10
E
15
E
15
ESE
15
SSW
5
WNW
25
NNE
20
N
25
ENE
25
ENE
15
NE
Wind State(?)glasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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offoffcross-
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offoffcrossoffoffoffoffcross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

1:44PM
0.68
12:14AM
1.02

2:14PM
0.69
12:52AM
0.99

2:42PM
0.69
1:31AM
0.96

3:15PM
0.71
2:10AM
0.90

3:50PM
0.73
2:55AM
0.83

4:24PM
0.75
3:53AM
0.75

5:05PM
0.79



Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:55PM
0.53

7:40AM
0.11
6:37PM
0.52

8:11AM
0.14

7:15PM
0.51
8:45AM
0.18

8:01PM
0.50
9:13AM
0.23

8:58PM
0.49
9:50AM
0.29

10:07PM
0.47
10:22AM
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)
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High °C
161285991113131719182122182121201720151821
Low °C
15101096713121219161721161720161520121421
Chill °C (?)
15941771013121719182122172121201620141821
Sunrise
7:20--7:20--7:20--7:20--7:20--7:20--7:20--7:18-
Sunset
-6:00--6:00--6:00--6:01--6:02--6:04--6:04--6:05
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Icy conditions (max 19°C on Sat afternoon, min 0°C on Thu morning). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sun afternoon, min 12°C on Tue 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.