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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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Siesta Surf Forecast / Florida – Gulf / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Tuesday 01 Dec 2020 EST
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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 23.0 °C (Statistics for 01 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 23.7 max: 25.1 min: 22.8 °C)
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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 23.0 °C (Statistics for 01 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 23.7 max: 25.1 min: 22.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Siesta (light winds from the NNE at Sarasota/Bradenton Airport 7 km from Siesta). 1.6m 8 s period wind swell from NW

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Moderate
17 km/h
NNE
Cross-Off
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Siesta this week:

The surf forecast for Siesta over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Sunday (Dec 06) at 1AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.2m and 7s period with a secondary swell of 0.1m and 4s. Another secondary swell of 0.1m and 4s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Siesta in the next 7 days are 1.8m 7s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Dec 07) at 10PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.8m 7s period and expected on Tuesday (Dec 08) at 1AM.

Wave TypeTime (EST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 1AM (Sun 6th Dec)4ft (1.2m) 7s
Best Surf 7AM (Tue 8th Dec)4.5ft (1.3m) 7s
Most Powerful10PM (Mon 7th Dec)6ft (1.8m) 7s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Siesta over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
01
Wednesday
02
Thursday
03
Friday
04
Saturday
05
Sunday
06
Monday
07
Tue
08
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
00000000000000100000020
T florida.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T florida.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T florida.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T florida.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T florida.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T florida.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T florida.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T florida.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
1.9
NW
1.6
NW
1.1
NW
0.4
WNW
0.2
W
0.1
W
0.8
ESE
0.6
SE
0.8
SE
0.9
SSE
1.1
S
0.8
S
1.3
WNW
0.3
S
1.2
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.6
WNW
0.8
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.8
NW
1.2
WNW
1.1
NW
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35
NNW
25
N
20
NE
25
NE
25
NE
25
ENE
25
E
20
E
20
ESE
25
SE
20
SSE
15
S
30
NNW
30
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NW
15
WNW
20
W
35
WNW
35
NNW
25
N
25
NNW
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross
2:26PM
0.68
12:14AM
1.04
3:16PM
0.66
12:48AM
1.04
4:12PM
0.65
1:26AM
1.02
5:16PM
0.64
2:10AM
0.98
6:15PM
0.65
3:04AM
0.92
6:57PM
0.68
4:14AM
0.85
5:52PM
0.60
8:02AM
0.05
6:16PM
0.61
8:45AM
0.07
6:43PM
0.62
9:31AM
0.09
7:19PM
0.63
10:20AM
0.13
8:24PM
0.64
11:13AM
0.18
10:16PM
0.64
12:08PM
0.23

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

Tuesday
01
Wednesday
02
Thursday
03
Friday
04
Saturday
05
Sunday
06
Monday
07
Tue
08
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
thunderstorm
light rain
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clearclearclearsome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudscloudyrisk thund- derlight rainclearclearsome cloudsclearsome cloudssome cloudsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudsclear
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12127814121620171922201615161617182118121112
91091013122022192223221715161518202120141010
7:03--7:03--7:05--7:05--7:07--7:07--7:07--7:09-
-5:35--5:35--5:36--5:36--5:36--5:36--5:36--5:36

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 29mm), heaviest during Fri night. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Fri afternoon, min 7°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNW on Tue morning, light winds from the ESE by Thu night).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Fri night. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Fri night, min 11°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Fri night, fresh winds from the NW by Mon night).

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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.